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Agricultural animals

Susanne Waiblinger

in Anthrozoology: Human-Animal Interactions in Domesticated and Wild Animals

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198753629
eISBN:
9780191815225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753629.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Farm animals have had a crucial role in human development and have been of high importance until now in many diverse farming systems. For the future, animal production poses substantial opportunities ... More


Anthrozoology: Human-Animal Interactions in Domesticated and Wild Animals

Geoff Hosey and Vicky Melfi (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198753629
eISBN:
9780191815225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753629.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Anthrozoology, the study of human–animal interactions (HAIs), has experienced substantial growth during the past twenty years and it is now timely to synthesise what we know from empirical evidence ... More


Zoo animals

Samantha Ward and Sally Sherwen

in Anthrozoology: Human-Animal Interactions in Domesticated and Wild Animals

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198753629
eISBN:
9780191815225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753629.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

With the number of zoos increasing worldwide, there are now growing opportunities for human–animal interactions (HAIs) in zoos. HAIs occur throughout the day, every day, with variations in their ... More


Introduction

Geoff Hosey and Vicky Melfi

in Anthrozoology: Human-Animal Interactions in Domesticated and Wild Animals

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198753629
eISBN:
9780191815225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753629.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Many animals’ lives, both in the wild and in captivity, are now greatly influenced by human activities. As a result there are many opportunities for human–animal interactions (HAIs), leading to the ... More


The importance of HAIs, HARs and HABs

Vicky Melfi and Geoff Hosey

in Anthrozoology: Human-Animal Interactions in Domesticated and Wild Animals

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198753629
eISBN:
9780191815225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753629.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

There are many commonalities in human–animal interactions (HAIs) and human–animal relationships (HARs), which enable us to build a framework to better understand them. Thinking about HAIs and HARs ... More


Companion animals

James A. Serpell

in Anthrozoology: Human-Animal Interactions in Domesticated and Wild Animals

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198753629
eISBN:
9780191815225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753629.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Companion animals (or pets) form a distinctive category of domestic animals defined by their primary use as nonhuman social support providers. Companion animals have an ancient history that may ... More


Loving Animals: Toward a New Animal Advocacy

Kathy Rudy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674688
eISBN:
9781452947433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674688.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

The contemporary animal rights movement encompasses a wide range of sometimes-competing agendas from vegetarianism to animal liberation. For people for whom pets are family members—animal lovers ... More


Animal Skins

Constance Classen

in The Deepest Sense: A Cultural History of Touch

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252034930
eISBN:
9780252094408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252034930.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses how humans dealt with animals through the sense of touch. After all, intimate contact with animals was part of daily life in the premodern world. They were everywhere; and ... More


Mega Mammals in Ancient India: Rhinos, Tigers, and Elephants

Shibani Bose

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190120412
eISBN:
9780199099887
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190120412.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

The book ventures to look into eras bygone in order to chronicle the passage of three mega species—the rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis), tiger (Panthera tigris), and elephant (Elephas ... More


Anthropological Perspectives on Ignoring Nature

Barbara J. King

in Ignoring Nature No More: The Case for Compassionate Conservation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226925332
eISBN:
9780226925363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226925363.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter argues that humans became human through their interaction with other animals. Knowledge of this fact provides a new way of thinking about our responsibilities to help our ailing ... More


Working with Coral Hull on Zoo (A Collaboration)

in Activist Poetics: Anarchy in the Avon Valley

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314698
eISBN:
9781846316142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846314698.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter describes Kinsella's collaborative book with Coral Hull entitled Zoo. The title does not refer purely to their visit to Taronga Park Zoo, but to human interaction with animals in ... More


Conservation Canines: Exploring Dog Roles, Circumstances, and Welfare Status

Renée D’Souza, Alice Hovorka, and Lee Niel

in Animal Labour: A New Frontier of Interspecies Justice?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198846192
eISBN:
9780191881350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846192.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

For centuries, dogs have played a key role in the lives of humans both as companions as well as working animals. In recent years, the value of dogs in environmental work has been documented in the ... More


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