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  1. "What Pushed Me over the Edge Was a Deer Hunter": Being Vegan in North America

    Contributor(s):: Hirschler, C. A.

  2. An Examination of Communicative Negotiation of Non-Rescue Dog Stigma

    Contributor(s):: Romo, Lynsey K., Lloyd, Rachel, Grimaila, Zoe

  3. Both Ends of the Leash: Pit Bull Ownership and Activism in Atlanta, Georgia

    Contributor(s):: Sarah Goss

    This thesis follows and examines the lives of people in Atlanta, Georgia who own and advocate for the controversial group of dog breeds and mixed breeds known as “pit bulls.” The greater meaning of pit bulls within the United States is also considered from a historical and...

  4. Dirty paws? Identity, adaptation and exclusion for United States homeless populations and their pets

    Contributor(s):: Teresa L. Click

    Homeless populations in the United States face many obstacles, within this group up to 10% of them may have pets. While services exist for the population; homeless pet owners face difficult challenges in accessing shelter, food, medical care, public spaces and employment opportunities. This...

  5. Evaluating the Influence of the Presence of a Dog on Bias toward Individuals with Overweight and Obesity

    Contributor(s):: Crossman, Molly K., Kazdin, Alan E., Galbraith, Katharine, Eros, Luca, Santos, Laurie R.

    Individuals with overweight and obesity are subject to enormous bias and discrimination across domains. This bias constitutes a considerable public health problem beyond the effects of excess weight on health. Unfortunately, the few interventions that have been implemented to reduce this bias...

  6. Is labeling people really harmless? Using equines to explore labeling stigma

    Contributor(s):: Trotter, Kay Sudekum

  7. Reframing Menstruation in India: Metamorphosis of the Menstrual Taboo With the Changing Media Coverage

    Contributor(s):: Yagnik, Arpan Shailesh

  8. Stressors and Coping Strategies Used by Single Mothers Living in Poverty

    Contributor(s):: Broussard, C. Anne, Joseph, Alfred L., Thompson, Marco

  9. Trophy Hunters & Crazy Cat Ladies: exploring cats and conservation in North America and Southern Africa through intersectionality

    | Contributor(s):: McCubbin, Sandra G., Van Patter, Lauren E.

    What explains the silencing, dismissal, disavowal, ridicule, and stigmatizing of care for individual animals observed in conservation discourses? We examine this question using a comparative case study of feral cat management in North America and lion conservation in southern Africa. We apply...

  10. Unacknowledged and Stigmatized Losses

    | Contributor(s):: Werner-Lin, Allison, Moro, Teresa

  11. Under pressure: understanding post-traumatic stress disorder and treatment methods for combat veterans

    | Contributor(s):: Maurer, Kirsti

  12. Under pressure: understanding post-traumatic stress disorder and treatment methods for combat veterans [thesis]

    | Contributor(s):: Maurer, Kirsti