“You Can’t Ignore the Rat”: Nonhuman Animals in Boundary Work
Contributor(s):: McCumber, Andrew
Pets, Purity and Pollution: Why Conventional Models of Disease Transmission Do Not Work for Pet Rat Owners
| Contributor(s):: Charlotte Robin, Elizabeth Perkins, Francine Watkins, Robert Christley
In the United Kingdom, following the emergence of Seoul hantavirus in pet rat owners in 2012, public health authorities tried to communicate the risk of this zoonotic disease, but had limited success. To explore this lack of engagement with health advice, we conducted in-depth, semi-structured...
Valuing birds : understanding the relationship between social values and the conservation of Australian threatened avifauna
| Contributor(s):: Gillian Barbara Ainsworth
This thesis examines relationships between people’s values, attitudes and behaviours with respect to threatened bird conservation in Australia. Three main research questions are addressed regarding: how Australians value threatened birds; who is involved in threatened bird...
A Translocal Perspective: Mustang Images in the Cultural, Economic and Political Landscape
| Contributor(s):: Karen Dalke
Translocal spaces are created out of the process of globalization whereby interventions such as electronic media and migration radically change social relations and breakdown the isomorphism of space, place, and culture . This approach is useful in examining the controversy surrounding the...
| Contributor(s):: Lawson, Helene M.
The black bear hunt in New Jersey: A constructionist analysis of an intractable conflict
| Contributor(s):: Harker, D., Bates, D. C.