Veterinary Students’ Beliefs About Animal Sentience: What Role Does Gender Play?
Contributor(s):: Clarke, Nancy, Paul, Elizabeth S.
Across a 15-year period, annual cohorts of first-year veterinary science students (n = 1,380; 77% female) at a British university completed the Belief in Animal Sentience (BiAS) questionnaire, in which they reported their beliefs about the sentience (capacity to feel) of ten species: dogs, cats,...
Attitudes toward Animals among Kindergarten Children: Species Preferences
Contributor(s):: Borgi, Marta, Cirulli, Francesca
Attitudes toward animals are influenced by both animal traits (e.g., similarity to humans, aesthetic quality, size) and individual human attributes (e.g., gender, age, educational level, cultural factors). Although the examination of children's interest in animals, and their preference for...
Legitimizing leisure experiences as emotional work: A post‐humanist approach to gendered equine encounters
Contributor(s):: Finkel, Rebecca, Danby, Paula
The Modern Animal
Contributor(s):: Dwyer, Anne
Cat Person, Dog Person, Gay, or Heterosexual: The Effect of Labels on a Man's Perceived Masculinity, Femininity, and Likability
Contributor(s):: Mitchell, R. W., Ellis, A. L.
American undergraduates (192 male, 521 female) rated masculinity, femininity, and likability of two men (one highly masculine and unfeminine, one normally masculine with low femininity) from a videotaped interaction. Participants were informed that both men were cat persons, dog persons,...
Obstacles and anticipated problems with acquiring assistance dogs, as expressed by Japanese people with physical disabilities
| Contributor(s):: Mariko Yamamoto, Lynette A. Hart, Mitsuaki Ohta, Koji Matsumoto, Nobuyo Ohtani
In western countries, such as the United States and the United Kingdom, many people with disabilities benefit from the help their assistance dogs provide. In contrast, assistance dogs have not become widespread in Japan. This study explores the perspectives of Japanese people with disabilities,...
An ethnography of an Idaho farm woman: Embodied knowing and communication
| Contributor(s):: Walker, Robyn Carlea
Animal agendas: Conflict over productive animals in twentieth-century Australian cities
| Contributor(s):: Gaynor, A.
Literature review and manual: Animal-assisted therapy
| Contributor(s):: Mary Louise Cole
In this paper research of animals in therapy is reviewed and then used to inform a manual on the topic. A history of the field, a discussion of terminology, and a summary of therapies utilizing animals prefaces the review. Key research in animal therapy is reviewed, followed by contemplation of...