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...
“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...
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...
PAWsitive Outlook: The Effects of Human-Animal Interaction on Incarcerated Women Participating in a Prison-based Animal Program
| 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...
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
Rethinking human-animal relations: The critical role of social psychology: GPIR GPIR
| Contributor(s):: Dhont, Kristof, Hodson, Gordon, Loughnan, Steve, Amiot, Catherine E.
The Richness of Food: A Zooarchaeological Analysis of Huaca Santa Clara and Huaca Gallinazo, North Coast of Peru
| 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...
Legitimizing leisure experiences as emotional work: A post‐humanist approach to gendered equine encounters
| Contributor(s):: Finkel, Rebecca, Danby, Paula
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...
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....
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...
'I'd rather wear out than rust out': autobiologies of ageing equestriennes
| Contributor(s):: Davis, Dona L., Maurstad, Anita, Dean, Sarah
Can humans discriminate between dogs on the base of the acoustic parameters of barks?
| Contributor(s):: Molnar, C., Pongracz, P., Doka, A., Miklosi, A.
Animals, Identity and Persistence
| Contributor(s):: Belshaw, Christopher
The semiotics of powerful places: rock art and landscape relations in the Sierra Tarahumara, Mexico
| Contributor(s):: Wyndham, Felice S.
What does it mean to become an other? Shamanism and interethnic contact in Brazilian Amazonia
| Contributor(s):: Vilaça, Aparecida
Working out back: the veterinary technician and "dirty work"
| Contributor(s):: Sanders, Damien
Animal spirits and mimetic affinities the semiotics of intimacy in African human/animal identities
| Contributor(s):: Galaty, John G.
Becoming a hunter in Greenland
| Contributor(s):: Nuttall, Mark
Exploring human: ape relationships through time
| Contributor(s):: Mithen, Steven