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Articles on Humane Education

This is a collection of articles on humane education from the Society & Animals Journal. 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 the social sciences and humanities.


Arbour, R., Signal, T., & Taylor, N. (2009). Teaching kindness: The promise of Humane Education. Society and Animals.  Volume 17  Issue 2.  Pages 136-148.

Daly, B., & Morton, L. L. (2008). Empathic correlates of witnessing the inhumane killing of an animal: An investigation of single and multiple exposures. Society & Animals.  Volume 16  Issue 3.  Pages 243-255.

Irvine, L. (2002). Animal problems/people skills: Emotional and interactional strategies in humane education. Society & Animals.  Volume 10  Issue 1.  Pages 63-91.

Lewis, J. E. (2007). The significant life experiences (SLEs) of humane educators. Society & Animals.  Volume 15  Issue 3.  Pages 285-298.

Lockwood, A. (2018). Activists and Academics Can Promote Structural Change to End Nonhuman Animal Exploitation through Childhood Education. Society & Animals, Vol 26, No. 5.

Nicoll, K., Trifone, C., & Samuels, W. E. (2008). An in-class, humane education program can improve young students’ attitudes toward animals. Society & Animals.  Volume 16  Issue 21.  Pages 45-60.

Updated January 2019

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