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  1. 'stray appetites': a socio-ecological analysis of free-ranging dogs living alongside human communities in Bangalore, India

    Contributor(s):: Bhalla, S. J., Kemmers, R., Vasques, A., Vanak, A. T.

  2. Pets: Their Effects On The Elderly

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    | Contributor(s):: Marjorie Flynn

    Pets have always had a capacity for putting human beings in touch with life. Watching a puppy or a kitten at play stirs a joy somewhere deep within us bringing with it a smile or a chuckle. Pets remind us of spring, of youth, of all there is to see on this earth that is new and alive. Pets keep...

  3. Experiences of People with Multiple Sclerosis and their use of Assistance Dogs: An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis

    | Contributor(s):: O'Connor, Gráinne Ann

  4. Socio-Economic Factors in Companion Animal Relinquishment on the Sunshine Coast, Australia

    | Contributor(s):: Carter, J., Taylor, C. S.

  5. Dogs & Society: Anglo-American Sociological Perspectives (1865-1934)

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    | Contributor(s):: Michael R. Hill, Mary Jo Deegan

    HUMANS AND DOGS have a long, wonderful and sometimes problematic association. At a personal level, dogs have been integral to our lives, and our parents’ lives, for as long as the two of us can remember. As sociologists, we also recognize that dogs are important at the macro level. Here,...

  6. Help-Seeking Among Abused Women With Pets: Evidence From a Canadian Sample

    | Contributor(s):: Barrett, B. J., Fitzgerald, A., Peirone, A., Stevenson, R., Cheung, C. H.

  7. Interspecies Parenting: How Pet Parents Construct Their Roles

    | Contributor(s):: Owens, Nicole, Grauerholz, Liz

  8. A Vicious Cycle of Abuse: The Relationship between Domestic Violence and Animal Cruelty

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    | Contributor(s):: Leah Staley

    This paper explores research on the relationship between cycles of domestic violence and animal cruelty. It not only depicts that there is an under acknowledged a relationship between the two subjects, but also considers this relationship from multiple perspectives. This paper summarizes what...

  9. Humanizing the Animal, Animalizing the Human: Husserl on Pets

    | Contributor(s):: Ferencz-flatz, Christian

  10. Touching and Gesture Exchange as an Element of Emotional Bond Construction. Application of Visual Sociology in the Research on Interaction between Humans and Animals

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    | Contributor(s):: Krzysztof Tomasz Konecki

    The article analyse the problem of human - animals bond creation. The analysis of video - recordings was used to beserve the gesture exchange between animals and humans. The grounded theory was used to analyse visuality of the emotional bond creation.

  11. Placing community self-governance: Building materialities, nuisance noise and neighbouring in self-governing communities

    | Contributor(s):: Power, Emma R.

  12. Mental health and general wellness in the aftermath of Hurricane Ike

    | Contributor(s):: Lowe, Sarah R., Joshi, Spruha, Pietrzak, Robert H., Galea, Sandro, Cerda, Magdalena

  13. Couple involvement in serious leisure: examining participation in dog agility

    | Contributor(s):: Hultsman, Wendy Z.

  14. Pet Birds. Cages and Practices of Domestication in Eighteenth-Century Paris

    | Contributor(s):: Breittruck, Julia

  15. Planned leisure behaviour and pet attachment

    | Contributor(s):: Chen, Annie Huiling, Hung, Kuang-peng, Peng, Norman

  16. The illegal parrot trade: a literature review

    | Contributor(s):: Pires, Stephen F.

  17. Troubling Companions: Companion Species and the Politics of Inter-relations

    | Contributor(s):: Jordan, Tim

    This article examines Donna Haraway's concept of companion species by asking the question: Are technologies a species or not? This question is analysed through a comparison between the companion species of Haraway's in her agility dog and the technology of the surfboard and its rider. It...

  18. War and its Bestiality: Animals and their Fate during the Fighting in France, 1940

    | Contributor(s):: Alexander, Martin S.

  19. Assessment of favorable attitudes toward pets: development and preliminary validation of self-report pet relationship scales

    | Contributor(s):: Lago, D., Kafer, R., Delaney, M., Connell, C.

    "This paper summarizes the progress made in developing measures of favorable attitudes and affectionate relationships with pet animals."

  20. Children who supernurture animals: a call for sociological (and other) study

    | Contributor(s):: Arluke, A.

    The author suggests that "to significantly advance our understand-ing of humane behavior and to instill or enhance its presence in children, we need to go “back to the drawing board” and ask somenew questions about kindness toward animals and use some different, and more exploratory, sociological...