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  1. Animal-companion depictions in women's magazine advertising

    Contributor(s):: Patricia F. Kennedy, Mary G. McGarvey

    Via a content analysis of 1398 advertisements that include both people and pets and that appeared in women's magazines over a period of four decades, this study examines the changing roles played by companion animals and the changes in themes used in these advertisements. Considering both the...

  2. 'Not Having God Before his Eyes': Bestiality in Early Modern England

    Contributor(s):: Thomas, Courtney

  3. A gender sensitive analysis towards organic agriculture: a structural equation modeling approach

    Contributor(s):: Najafabadi, M. O.

    This study integrates the motivating and challenging elements impacting on the implementation of organic farming practice in Iran. Analysis was based on the results of two surveys; one from organic farmers to determine motivating factors and the other from experts in organic farming to identify...

  4. A phenomenographic approach to the meaning of death: A Chinese perspective

    Contributor(s):: Yang, Shu Ching, Chen, Shih-Fen

    Investigated qualitative and quantitative differences in Chinese children's concepts of death, as reflected in their drawings, and analyzes this conceptual development as it related to background variables (gender, age, religious belief,and health status). 239 children (aged 8-16 yrs) in 6 grade...

  5. An ethnography of an Idaho farm woman: Embodied knowing and communication

    Contributor(s):: Walker, Robyn Carlea

  6. An/aesthetics: The re-presentation of women and animals

    Contributor(s):: Stephanie Schaffner, Marti Kheel

  7. Animal agendas: Conflict over productive animals in twentieth-century Australian cities

    Contributor(s):: Gaynor, A.

  8. Animal-assisted therapy: An adjunctive intervention for reducing depression and anxiety in female college students with physical disabilities and guidelines for implementation into psychotherapy practice and research

    Contributor(s):: Erin Nicole Armour

    The existing literature has indicated that women with physical disabilities are at greater risk for depression and anxiety compared to men with similar limitations and their able-bodied counterparts (Nosek & Hughes, 2003). In addition to this, female college students with physical...

  9. Animal-companion depictions in women's magazine advertising

    Contributor(s):: Patricia Kennedy, Mary G. McGarvey

    Via a content analysis of 1398 advertisements that include both people and pets and that appeared in women’s magazines over a period of four decades, this study examines the changing roles played by companion animals and the changes in themes used in these advertisements. Considering both the...

  10. Animals, poor people and food insecurity: opportunities for improved livelihoods through efficient natural resource management

    Contributor(s):: Devendra, C., Chantalakhana, C.

    Poverty is a rural dilemma and continues to be a persistent multidimensional problem. It is associated with poor farmers, small farm systems, the landless, resource endowments, the socioeconomic environment and externalities. Over 75% of the poor live and work in rural areas, trapped in a...

  11. Approach and follow behaviour

    Contributor(s):: Maros, Katalin, Boross, Barbara, Kubinyi, Enik?

  12. Assessment of occupational therapists' attitudes and knowledge of animal-assisted therapy

    Contributor(s):: Robin M. Hightower

    The purpose of this study was to assess the attitudes and knowledge of occupational therapists of animal-assisted therapy.

  13. Attitudes on Animal Research Predict Acceptance of Genetic Modification Technologies by University Undergraduates

    Contributor(s):: Gabriel, K. I., Rutledge, B. H., Barkley, C. L.

  14. Attitudes toward Animals among Kindergarten Children: Species Preferences

    Contributor(s):: Borgi, Marta, Cirulli, Francesca

    Attitudes toward animals are influenced by both animal traits (e.g., similarity to humans, aesthetic quality, size) and individual human attributes (e.g., gender, age, educational level, cultural factors). Although the examination of children's interest in animals, and their preference for...

  15. Attitudes toward pets, pet ownership, age, education level, and gender as predictors of caregiver support for animal-assisted therapy

    Contributor(s):: Beckman, Jennifer Michele

  16. Beyond the ‘All Seeing Eye’: Filipino Migrant Domestic Workers’ Contestation of Care and Control in Hong Kong

    Contributor(s):: Johnson, Mark, Lee, Maggy, McCahill, Michael, Ma, Rosalyn Mesina

  17. Both Ends of the Leash: Pit Bull Ownership and Activism in Atlanta, Georgia

    Contributor(s):: Sarah Goss

    This thesis follows and examines the lives of people in Atlanta, Georgia who own and advocate for the controversial group of dog breeds and mixed breeds known as “pit bulls.” The greater meaning of pit bulls within the United States is also considered from a historical and...

  18. Brood Bitch: A mother's reflection

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    | Contributor(s):: Celia Townsend Wells

    Brood Bitch is a mother's reflection inspired by her hand-raising a litter of Pembroke Welsh corgis whose own mother died after a Caesarian delivery. Devastated by the loss of her only companion and awed by the task of saving the puppies, the author is surprised to discover she enjoys this...

  19. Caring about blood, flesh, and pain: Women's standing in the animal protection movement

    | Contributor(s):: Munro, L.

  20. Cat Person, Dog Person, Gay, or Heterosexual: The Effect of Labels on a Man's Perceived Masculinity, Femininity, and Likability

    | Contributor(s):: Mitchell, R. W., Ellis, A. L.

    American undergraduates (192 male, 521 female) rated masculinity, femininity, and likability of two men (one highly masculine and unfeminine, one normally masculine with low femininity) from a videotaped interaction. Participants were informed that both men were cat persons, dog persons,...