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  1. Best Practice in Supporting Professional Identity Formation: Use of a Professional Reasoning Framework

    Contributor(s):: Armitage-Chan, E.

  2. How Urban Identity, Affect, and Knowledge Predict Perceptions About Coyotes and Their Management

    Contributor(s):: Drake, Michael D., Peterson, M. Nils, Griffith, Emily H., Olfenbuttel, Colleen, DePerno, Cristopher S., Moorman, Christopher E.

    Globally, the number of humans and wildlife species sharing urban spaces continues to grow. As these populations grow, so too does the frequency of human–wildlife interactions in urban areas. Carnivores in particular pose urban wildlife conservation challenges owing to the strong emotions they...

  3. Negotiated Bonds: The Practice of Childfree Pet Parenting

    Contributor(s):: Volsche, Shelly

    The American Pet Products Association reports a decade-long increase of pet spending, estimated to reach over $69 billion in 2017. In some cases, these owners apply traditional parenting practices while nurturing their pets. Relatedly, a growing number of pet owners identify themselves as “pet...

  4. “Animals Like Us”: Identifying with Nonhuman Animals and Support for Nonhuman Animal Rights

    Contributor(s):: Plante, Courtney N., Reysen, Stephen, Roberts, Sharon E., Gerbasi, Kathleen

    While anthropomorphizing nonhuman animals has been shown to increase identification with them and, by extension, concern for their wellbeing, little research has directly tested whether identifying with nonhuman animals is similarly associated with concern for their wellbeing. We tested...

  5. Does Human–Animal Similarity Lower the Need to Affirm Humans’ Superiority Relative to Animals? A Social Psychological Viewpoint

    Contributor(s):: Amiot, Catherine E., Sukhanova, Ksenia, Greenaway, Katharine H., Bastian, Brock

    This research integrates different social psychological theories to test whether human–animal similarity promotes affiliation with animals and lowers the need to affirm humans’ superiority relative to animals. On the basis of theories of intergroup relations, terror management theory, and work...

  6. The Anthrozoomorphic Identity: Furry Fandom Members’ Connections to Nonhuman Animals

    Contributor(s):: Roberts, Sharon E., Plante, Courtney N., Gerbasi, Kathleen C., Reysen, Stephen

    We examined furry fandom members’ anthrozoomorphic identity by investigating this subculture's relationship with nonhuman animals. Using exploratory and confirmatory factor analyses and two largescale Internet and convention-based studies of furries, we developed (study 1; n=4,338) and replicated...

  7. Social strategies associated with identity profiles in dairy goats

    Contributor(s):: Miranda-de la Lama, Genaro C., Sepúlveda, Wilmer S., Montaldo, Hugo H., María, Gustavo A., Galindo, Francisco

    The aim of this study was to identify and analyse the social strategies associated with dominance, conflict resolution, individual behaviour and morphological traits in goats. Social interactions of 30 high-yielding dairy goats were recorded over a period of 16 days for 96h. The variables...

  8. Identity motives in charitable giving: Explanations for charity preferences from a global donor survey

    Contributor(s):: Chapman, Cassandra M., Masser, Barbara M., Louis, Winnifred R.

    Millions of charities compete for donor dollars, yet why people prefer to give to particular charities remains poorly understood. Informed by the social identity approach, and using mixed methods, we analyzed open‐ended responses from a global donor survey (N = 1,849 from 117 countries) to...

  9. PAWsitive Outlook: The Effects of Human-Animal Interaction on Incarcerated Women Participating in a Prison-based Animal Program

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    | Contributor(s):: Katherine Sohn

    This study investigates the effects of human-animal interactions, bonds and relationships on incarcerated individuals through their involvement in a prison-based animal training program. The context of the study provides a unique opportunity to examine human-animal interaction in a situation of...

  10. Vegetarian, vegan, activist, radical: Using latent profile analysis to examine different forms of support for animal welfare: GPIR GPIR

    | Contributor(s):: Thomas, Emma F., Bury, Simon M., Louis, Winnifred R., Amiot, Catherine E., Molenberghs, Pascal, Crane, Monique F., Decety, Jean

  11. Rethinking human-animal relations: The critical role of social psychology: GPIR GPIR

    | Contributor(s):: Dhont, Kristof, Hodson, Gordon, Loughnan, Steve, Amiot, Catherine E.

  12. The Richness of Food: A Zooarchaeological Analysis of Huaca Santa Clara and Huaca Gallinazo, North Coast of Peru

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    | Contributor(s):: Arwen M. Johns

    This thesis is a zooarchaeological study examining the entangled nature of human-animal relations within processes of food production, preparation, and consumption at Huaca Santa Clara and Huaca Gallinazo in the Virú Valley, North Coast of Peru. It assesses how the consumption of animal...

  13. Legitimizing leisure experiences as emotional work: A post‐humanist approach to gendered equine encounters

    | Contributor(s):: Finkel, Rebecca, Danby, Paula

  14. Deer and identity in medieval Ireland

    | Contributor(s):: Fiona Beglane

    The concept that identity is inextricably linked with places, landscapes and objects has become familiar in archaeology (Thomas 1998, 80, 90; Bradley 2000, 155-61; O'Keeffe 2001). It is only recently however that this idea has been extended to animals and their interaction with human society...

  15. Extending identity theory: parenting and identity formation in human-animal relationships

    | Contributor(s):: Andrea Laurent-Simpson

    Both traditional and structural perspectives in symbolic interaction have conceptualized the formation of self as arising out of lingual interaction between human actors. This was based on Mead’s original premise that non-human actors were alingual, and thus incapable of intersubjectivity....

  16. The Rescuers: intersections of individual and group activism and the recognition of the human-animal "Link"

    | Contributor(s):: Andrea Button

    Academics, victims, and advocates have increasingly brought attention to the need for programs and policies to protect and shelter nonhuman victims of domestic violence. Research focused on the “Link” between human-based violence and violence against animals has played a significant...

  17. 'I'd rather wear out than rust out': autobiologies of ageing equestriennes

    | Contributor(s):: Davis, Dona L., Maurstad, Anita, Dean, Sarah

  18. Can humans discriminate between dogs on the base of the acoustic parameters of barks?

    | Contributor(s):: Molnar, C., Pongracz, P., Doka, A., Miklosi, A.

  19. Animals, Identity and Persistence

    | Contributor(s):: Belshaw, Christopher

  20. The semiotics of powerful places: rock art and landscape relations in the Sierra Tarahumara, Mexico

    | Contributor(s):: Wyndham, Felice S.