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Defining Symbolic Interactionism with Leslie Irvine

This week’s Defining HAS video series video is by Leslie Irvine, Professor of Sociology, University of Colorado Boulder, who has defined the term Symbolic Interactionism. Leslie Irvine received her Ph.D. in sociology from The State University of New York at Stony...

The Question of Non-Human Animals in Sociology

Albert Ferkl   Sociology, like most academic disciplines, traces its roots to profoundly anthropocentric assumptions. Its object of study, society, has traditionally been defined as something that is uniquely human and separate from nature, emphasizing the academic...
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Animal Abuse in Context

The newest issue of the Society & Animals journal features an essay by Mary Lou Randour, Ph.D., titled “Addressing Nonhuman Animal Abuse in Context,” in which she reviews Clifton Flynn’s book, Understanding Animal Abuse: A Sociological Analysis...