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Articles on Farming and Farmed Animals

This is a collection of articles on Animal Farming and Farmed Animals from the Society & Animals Journal in relation to the studies of the human-animal relationship. Society & Animals is an academic journal that publishes studies that describe and analyze our experiences of non-human animals from the perspective of various disciplines within both the social sciences and humanities.

Darst, R. G., & Dawson, J. I. (2019). Exit, voice, and denial: Confronting the factory farm in the United States. Society & Animals, 27(1), 36-54.

Wrenn, C. (2018). The Economic Toll of the Nonhuman Animal Agricultural Industry and a Meat Tax to Combat It. Society & Animals, 26(6), 639-643.

Porter, P. (2018). The Personal as Political in the Animal Industrial Complex. Society & Animals26(5), 545-550.

von Gall, P., & Gjerris, M. (2017). Role of Joy in Farm Animal Welfare Legislation. Society & Animals, 25(2), 163-179.

Lutz, B. J. (2016). Sympathy, Empathy, and the Plight of Animals on Factory Farms. Society & Animals, 24(3), 250-268.

Fukuda, K. (2016). The Morality of Livestock Farming. Society & Animals, 24(1), 17-33.

Jacques, J. R. (2015). The slaughterhouse, social disorganization, and violent crime in rural communities. society & animals23(6), 594-612.

Dutkiewicz, J. (2015). Important Cows and Possum Pests: New Zealand’s Biodiversity Strategy and (Bio) Political Taxonomies of Introduced Species. Society & Animals23(4), 379-399.

Lakestani, N., Aguirre, V., & Orihuela, A. (2015). Farm Animal Welfare and Children: A Preliminary Study Building an Attitude Scale and Evaluating an Intervention. Society & Animals23(4), 363-378.

Jamieson, J., Reiss, M. J., Allen, D., Asher, L., Parker, M. O., Wathes, C. M., & Abeyesinghe, S. M. (2015). Adolescents care but don’t feel responsible for farm animal welfare. Society & Animals23(3), 269-297.

Richards, E., Signal, T., & Taylor, N. (2013). A different cut? Comparing attitudes toward animals and propensity for aggression within two primary industry cohorts—farmers and meatworkers. Society & Animals21(4), 395-413.

Loveridge, A. (2013). Changes in animal welfare views in New Zealand: responding to global change. Society & Animals21(4), 325-340.

Porcher, J., & Schmitt, T. (2012). Dairy cows: workers in the shadows?. Society & Animals20(1), 39-60.

Morris, M. C. (2011). The use of animals in New Zealand: regulation and practice. Society & Animals19(4), 368-382.

Bristow, E. (2011). Global climate change and the industrial animal agriculture link: The construction of risk. Society & Animals19(3), 205-224.

Purcell, N. (2011). Cruel intimacies and risky relationships: Accounting for suffering in industrial livestock production. Society & animals19(1), 59-81.

Mitchell, L. (2011). Moral disengagement and support for nonhuman animal farming. Society & Animals19(1), 38-58.

Irvine, L., & Ellis, C. (2010). Reproducing dominion: Emotional apprenticeship in the 4-H youth livestock program. Society & Animals18(1), 21-39.

Anthony, R. (2009). Farming animals and the capabilities approach: Understanding roles and responsibilities through narrative ethics. Society & Animals17(3), 257-278.

Gaynor, A. (2007). Animal agendas: Conflict over productive animals in twentieth-century Australian cities. Society & Animals15(1), 29-42.

Mitchell, L. (2006). Animals and the discourse of farming in Southern Africa. Society & Animals14(1), 39-59.

Tsovel, A. (2005). What can a farm animal biography accomplish? The case of portrait of a burger as a young calf. Society & Animals13(3), 245-262.

Holloway, L. (2003). What a Thing, then, is this Cow…”: Positioning Domestic Livestock Animals in the Texts and Practices of Small-Scale” Self-Sufficiency. Society & Animals11(2), 145-165.

Evans, N., & Yarwood, R. (1998). New places for” Old Spots”: The changing geographies of domestic livestock animals. Society & Animals6(2), 137-165.

Anderson, K. (1998). Animal domestication in geographic perspective. Society & Animals6(2), 119-135.


Updated July 2019


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