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  1. The roles animal companions play in middle-aged males' lives: Examining the psychometric properties of a measure assessing males' human-animal interactions

    Contributor(s):: Blazina, Chris, Bartone, Anne S., Blazina, Christopher, Kogan, Lori R.

  2. Effect of gender and halothane genotype on cognitive bias and its relationship with fear in pigs

    Contributor(s):: Carreras, Ricard, Arroyo, Laura, Mainau, Eva, Peña, Raquel, Bassols, Anna, Dalmau, Antoni, Faucitano, Luigi, Manteca, Xavier, Velarde, Antonio

    Cognitive bias (CB) has been recently proposed as a tool to study emotions by assessing the cognitive function through behaviour observation. It is based on the premise that subjects in a negative affective state perform more negative judgements about ambiguous stimuli than subjects in positive...

  3. The Modern Animal

    Contributor(s):: Dwyer, Anne

  4. Does Gender Matter? Human Elephant Conflict in Sri Lanka: A Gendered Analysis of Human Elephant Conflict and Natural Resource Management in a Rural Sri Lankan Village

    Contributor(s):: Katherine Eileen Griffin

    This study is a gendered analysis of natural resource management at the local scale of a poor rural Sri Lankan village in a conservation buffer zone. This village experiences destruction of forests and human elephant conflict. The objective of this study is to gain an in-depth knowledge of...

  5. The Influence of Pet Gender and Instructors' Gender on Students' Perception of Comfort and Approachability to Pet-Owning Professors

    Contributor(s):: Douglas James Anastasia

    College students may psychologically benefit from the presence of a pet dog in a professor's office, while instructors may be perceived as more approachable to their student body simply by having their pet dog present. Research indicates that people are sometimes perceived more positively...

  6. The nature /culture pair rides again! Women, the bear and the snake among the Nahua and the Mazatec of Mexico

    Contributor(s):: Beaucage, Pierre, Boege, Eckart

  7. The creation of person, the creation of place: hunting landscapes in the American Southwest

    Contributor(s):: Potter, James M.

  8. Hell Came With Horses: Plains Indian Women In The Equestrian Era

    Contributor(s):: Liberty, Margot

  9. 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...

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

    Contributor(s):: Thomas, Courtney

  11. Manliness and the“Morality of Field Sports”: E. A. Freeman and Anthony Trollope, 1869–71

    Contributor(s):: Boddice, Rob

  12. The ‘Dangerous’ Women of Animal Welfare: How British Veterinary Medicine Went to the Dogs

    Contributor(s):: Gardiner, Andrew

  13. Women, Pets, and Imperialism: The British Pekingese Dog and Nostalgia for Old China

    Contributor(s):: Cheang, Sarah

  14. 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...

  15. 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,...

  16. Obstacles and anticipated problems with acquiring assistance dogs, as expressed by Japanese people with physical disabilities

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    | Contributor(s):: Mariko Yamamoto, Lynette A. Hart, Mitsuaki Ohta, Koji Matsumoto, Nobuyo Ohtani

    In western countries, such as the United States and the United Kingdom, many people with disabilities benefit from the help their assistance dogs provide. In contrast, assistance dogs have not become widespread in Japan. This study explores the perspectives of Japanese people with disabilities,...

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

    | Contributor(s):: Walker, Robyn Carlea

  18. Individual differences and pet ownership status: Distinguishing among different types of pet owners and non-owners

    | Contributor(s):: Merrill, Shannon M.

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

    | Contributor(s):: Beckman, Jennifer Michele

  20. Chubby puppies and fat cats: Gendered deviance through overweight pets

    | Contributor(s):: Craven, Nena Sechler