Animals and the limits of ethnography
Contributor(s):: Madden, R.
Is ethnography (as constituted in the social sciences) a reliable method with which to understand interspecies intersubjectivity? Can a method that has become a cornerstone approach to a qualitative understanding of humans for more than a century interrogate the social ties between humans and...
Particularities of the human-animal interactions relevant to the welfare and productivity of dairy cows
Contributor(s):: Honorato, L. A., Hotzel, M. J., Gomes, C. C. de M., Silveira, I. D. B., Machado Filho, L. C. P.
Factors influencing the temporal patterns of dyadic behaviours and interactions between domestic cats and their owners
Contributor(s):: Wedl, M., Bauer, B., Gracey, D., Grabmayer, C., Spielauer, E., Day, J., Kotrschal, K.
Animal welfare science - working at the interface between the natural and social sciences
Contributor(s):: Lund, V., Coleman, G., Gunnarsson, S., Appleby, M. C., Karkinen, K.
Animal welfare science has pioneered in interdisciplinary work in many ways. However, this work has mainly taken place among researchers from the natural sciences. This paper discusses the advantages and disadvantages of using broad interdisciplinary approaches to scientific animal welfare...