Between the Species:A Reader in Human-Animal Relationships

Reihe
Prentice Hall
Autor
Arnold Arluke / Clinton Sanders  
Verlag
Pearson
Einband
Softcover
Auflage
1
Sprache
Englisch
Seiten
440
Erschienen
November 2008
ISBN13
9780205594931
ISBN
020559493X
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Description

This anthology, from the literature of sociology and other disciplines as well, examines the various roles that animals play in human societies, and the interactions between people and animals.

Features

  • Appropriate for the growing number of courses on human-animals relationships that are found in social science departments (sociology, psychology, anthropology, history), as well as biology, veterinary science, and law schools. 
  • The majority of articles are based on social science research, but they have also been edited for readability.
  • Covers a full spectrum of human-animal interaction: pets and companions; animals as sources of food, clothing and labor; animals in captivity; humans and wildlife; animals as research subjects; animals as objects of recreation and sport.
  • Many of the articles address contemporary issues, such as: animal rights; animal cruelty and links to human violence; use of animals in prison rehabilitation programs.
  • Represents many of the leading experts in this field, including the authors, who co-edit a scholarly series on animals, society, and culture.

Table of Contents

UNIT ONE:

ANIMAL, SELF, AND SOCIETY

 

PART 1 THINKING WITH ANIMALS

 

1.    “The How and Why of Thinking with Animals,” Lorraine Daston and Gregg Mitman

2.    “Dirty Birds, Filthy Immigrants, and the English Sparrow War: metaphorical Linkage in Construction Social Problems,” Gary Alan Fine and Lazaros Christoflorides

3.    “Race, Place, and the Human-Animal Divide,” Glen Elder et al 

4.    “Cultured Killers: Creating and Representing Foxhounds,” Gary Marvin

 

PART 2 CLOSE RELATIONSHIPS

 

5.   “Actions Speak Louder than Words: Close Relationships Between Humans and Nonhuman Animals,” Clinton R. Sanders,

6.   “My Dog's Just Like Me: Dog Ownership as a Gender Display,” Michael Ramirez

7.    “She Was Family: Women of Color and Animal-Human Connections,” Christina Risley-Curtiss, Lynn Holley, Tracy Cruickschank, Jull Porcelli, Clare Rhoads, Denise N.A. Bacchus, Soma Nyakoe, and Sharon Murphy

 

PART 3 THE DARKSIDE

 

8.   “The Causes of Animal Abuse: A Social Psychological Analysis” Robert Agnew

9.   “Battered Women and Their Animal Companions: Symbolic Interaction Between Human and Nonhuman Animals,” Clifton Flynn

10.    “The Relationship of Animal Abuse and Interpersonal Violence,” Arnold Arluke, Jack Levin, Carter Luke, and Frank Ascione

 

PART 4 WILD(LIFE) ENCOUNTERS

 

11.   “Paradise Lost: The Transformation of Wildlife Law in the Vanishing Wilderness,” Robert Granfield and Paul Colomy

12.   “Swimming with Dolphins: A Phenomenological Exploration of Tourist Recollections, Susanna Curtin

13.   “Zoopolis,” Jennifer Wolch, in Animal Geographies, edited by J. Wolch and J. Emel

 

UNIT TWO:

ANIMALS IN INSTITUTIONS

 

PART 5 SCIENCE

 

14.  “Savages, Drunks and Lab Animals: The Researcher's Perception of Pain,” Mary Phillips

15.   “Human Morality and Animal Research: Confessions and Quandaries,” Harold Herzog

16.   “Cloning Mutts, Saving Tigers: Ethical Emergents in Technocultural Dog Worlds,” Donna Haraway

 

PART 6 AGRICULTURE

 

17.   “Consuming the Surplus: Expanding Meat Consumption and Animal Oppression,” Bill Winders and David Nibert

18.   “The Feminist Traffic in Animals,” Carol J. Adams

19.   “Once You Know Something, You Can't Not Know It: Going Vegan,” Barbara McDonald

 

PART 7 ENTERTAINMENT AND EDUCATION

 

20.   “Reservoir Dogs: Greyhound Racing, Mimesis and Sports-Related Violence,” Michael Atkinson and Kevin Young

21.   “The Wild Animal in Late Modernity: The Case of Disneyization of Zoos,” Alan Beardsworth and Alan Bryman

22.   “'Hey, They're Just Like Us!' Representation of the Animal World in the Discovery Channel's Nature Programming,” David Pierson

 

PART 8 HEALTH AND WELFARE

 

23.   “Veterinary Dilemmas,” Joanna Swabe

24.   “The Problem of Unwanted Pets: A Case Study in How Institutions 'Think,'” Leslie Irvine

25.   "Hope and Conflict in the Animal Sheltering Community," Arnold Arluke

 

UNIT THREE:

THE CHANGING STATUS AND PERCEPTION OF ANIMALS

 

PART 9  HEALING

 

26.   “Domestic Dogs and Human Health: An Overview,” Deborah Wells

27.   “How Prison-Based Animals Programs Help Inmates,” Gennifer Furst

28.   “Dogs and Their People: Pet-Facilitated Interaction in a Public Setting,” Douglas Robbins, Clinton Sanders, Spencer Cahill

 

PART 10 SELFHOOD

 

29.   “A Language of Their Own: An Interactionist Approach to Human-Horse Communications,” Keri Brandt

30.   “Not By Bread Alone: Symbolic Loss, Trauma, and Recovery in Elephant Communities,” Isabel Bradshaw

31.   “A Model of Animal Selfhood: Expanding Interacitonist Possibilities,” Leslie Irvine

 

PART 11 RIGHTS

 

32.   “Interactional Progress and Repress on Animal Rights,” Bonnie Berry

33.   “Practices, Opportunity, and Protest Effectiveness: Illustrations from Four Animal Rights Campaigns,” R. Einwohner

34.   “Every Sparrow That Falls: Understanding Animal Rights Activism as Functional Religion,” Wesley Jamison, Caspar Wenk and James Parker

35.   “Two Movements and Human-Animal Continuity: Positions, Assumptions, Contradictions,” Barbara Noske

Back Cover

This anthology, from the literature of sociology and other disciplines as well, examines the various roles that animals play in human societies. It covers a full spectrum of human-animal interaction: pets and companions; animals as sources of food, clothing and labor; animals in captivity; humans and wildlife; animals as research subjects; and animals as objects of recreation and sport. Between the Species represents many of the leading experts in this field, including the authors, who co-edit a scholarly series on animals, society, and culture.

Author

Arnold Arluke is Professor of Sociology and Anthropology at Northeastern University and Senior Scholar at Tufts University Center for Animals and Public Policy.  He has published over 70 articles and nine books, including Regarding Animals (with Clinton Sanders), Just a Dog: Understanding Animal Cruelty and Ourselves, Brute Force: Animal Police and the Challenge of Cruelty, and The Sacrifice: How Scientific Experiments Transform Animals and People.  He also edits with Clinton Sanders the Animals, Culture, and Society series at Temple University Press.  Arluke received the Distinguished Scholar award given by the International Association of Human-Animal Organizations and the Human Hero award from the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.  Along with Sanders, they both received the Charles Horton Cooley award for Regarding Animals.

 

Clinton R. Sanders is Professor of Sociology at the University of Connecticut.  In addition to being coauthor of Regarding Animals and co-editor of the Temple University Press Animals, Culture, and Society series (with Arnold Arluke), he is author of Customizing the Body: The Art and Culture of Tattooing (1989) and Understanding Dogs: Living and Working with Canine Companions (1999). He has been President (2002-2003) and Vice-president (1994-1995) of the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction.  Sanders was the 2006 recipient of the Distinguished Scholarship award given by the Animals and Society section of the American Sociological Association.