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  1. Considering the Canine: Human Discourses of Gender, Race, and Power in Interspecies Entanglements

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    | Contributor(s):: Meredith Helen Clark

    This dissertation explores discourses in the contemporary United States surrounding the creation, coding, sterilization, and general keeping of canines in order to interrogate how sex, gender, race, class, sexuality, and species together serve biopolitical formations of social control,...

  2. Carrots and sticks: a discourse on interspecies partnership and culture in dog sport

    | Contributor(s):: Candice Reynolds

    Dogs are not only good to think but good to live and become with. In this study I explored the overarching concerns of interspecific relations among “schutzhund people”: an emerging multispecies sub-culture in South Africa pertaining to a German dog sport called schutzhund. Four...

  3. Its a Dog's Life: Contemplating the Human-Animal Relationship through Dog Adoption Narratives

    | Contributor(s):: Nicole Silvestrini

    Dog adoption is a popular way for people to find pets in the United States. With dog adoption comes dog adoption narratives, ideologically about the dog, told by humans for humans. Dog adoption narratives, a genre of personal experience narrative, enact a series of formalized conventions that...

  4. Interspecific attachment: social bonds between humans and their 'best friends'

    | Contributor(s):: Morag G. Ryan

    Attachment refers to an individual seeking and maintaining close proximity to another individual. Although, relatively few studies have examined attachment in an interspecific context the human-dog bond has recently gained a great deal of attention, as this relationship has been subjected to...

  5. Animal assisted therapy: A treatment protocol for individual therapy utilizing a therapy dog for children exposed to complex trauma through abuse and/or neglect

    | Contributor(s):: Zillmer, Emily J.

  6. Pet dog ownership in families of children with autism: Children's social skills and attachment to their dogs

    | Contributor(s):: Carlisle, Gretchen K.

  7. Human Ability to Recognize Dogs' (Canis familiaris) Facial Expressions: From Cross Cultural to Cross Species Research on the Universality of Emotions

    | Contributor(s):: Bloom, Tina

  8. "This Dog Means Life": Making Interspecies Relations at an Assistance Dog Agency

    | Contributor(s):: Edminster, Avigdor