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Society & Animals Subject Index (by Issue)

 Vol 1, No. 1

The Symbolic Role of Animals in the Plains Indian Sun Dance,  Elizabeth Atwood Lawrence

  • Keywords: Bison; symbols; Native Americans; buffalo; hunting; eagle; ritual; religion

Labels and the Treatment of Animals: Archival and Experimental Cases, D.W. Rajecki, Jeffrey Lee Rasmussen, and Heather D. Craft

  • Keywords: Treatment of Animals; Labels; Language; Abuse

Savages, Drunks and Lab Animals: The Researcher’s Perception of Pain, Mary T. Phillips

  • Keywords: Laboratory Animals; Pain; Ethnography; Perceptions of Pain

Dissection as an Instructional Technique in Secondary Science: Choice and Alternatives, Alan D. Bowd

  • Keywords: Dissection; Attitudes towards Animals; High School; Education

Assessment of the Effectiveness of a Pet Facilitated Therapy Program in a Nursing Home Setting, Ira B. Perelle and Diane A. Granville

  • Keywords: PFT; Nursing Home; Seniors

Vol. 1, No. 2

The Motivational Bases of Attitudes Toward Animals, Adelma M. Hills

  • Keywords: Attitudes toward Animals; Motivations; Instrumental Self Interest, Empathy; Equality; Gender

Personality Differences between Pro- and Anti-Vivisectionists, John Broida, Leanne Tingley, Robert Kimball and Joseph Miele

  • Keywords: Vivisection; Personality; Animal Experimentation; Animal Rights Advocates; Attitudes

Corpulent Cattle and Milk Machines: Nature, Art and the Ideal Type Michael S. Quinn

  • Keywords: Cattle; Breed Standards; Cattle Breeding

The Moral and Conceptual Universe of Cockfighters: Symbolism and Rationalization Fred Hawley

  • Keywords: Cockfighting; Symbolism; Masculinity; Rationalization

Game Killing and Killing Games: An Anthropologist Looking at Hunting in a Modern Society Heidi Dahles

  • Keywords: Hunting; Human-Animal Boundaries; Power; Game Animals; Wild vs.Tame

The Animal Question in Anthropology Barbara Noske

  • Keywords: Anthropology; Essentialism; Subject vs. Object

Vol 2, No. 1

The Basilisk and Rattlesnake, or a European Monster Comes to America, Boria Sax

  • Keywords: Basilisk; Rattlesnake; Evil Eye; Reptiles; Symbolism

The “Disgusting” Spider: The Role of Disease and Illness in the Perpetuation of Fear of Spiders, Graham Davey

  • Keywords: Spider; Fear; Disgust; Europe; Disease;

The Law is an Ass: Reading E.P. Evans’ The Medieval Prosecution and Capital Punishment of Animals, Piers Beirne

  • Keywords: Criminology; Punishment; Medieval Europe; Animal Crimes

Biting the Hand that Heals You: Encounters with Problematic Patients in a General Veterinary Practice Clinton R. Sanders

  • Keywords: Veterinarians; Problem Animals; Attitudes; Social Control

Vol. 2, No. 2

Public Attitudes toward Animal Research: Some International Comparisons,   Linda Pifer, Kinya Shimizu, and Ralph Pifer

  • Keywords: Animal Research; Attitudes; Opposition to Research; Japan; United States; Gender; Concern about the environment; Germany; Scientific knowledge

Animal Rights and Human Social Issues,   David A. Nibert

  • Keywords: Support for Animal Rights; gun control; acceptance of violence; rights for minority groups

Are Smelly Animals Happy? Competing Definitions of Laboratory Animal Cruelty and Public Policy,   Julian McAllister Groves

  • Keywords: Laboratory Animal Care; Animal Research Personnel; Regulations; Animal Cruelty; Public Policy

The Caring Sleuth: Portrait of an Animal Rights Activist,   Kenneth Shapiro

  • Keywords: Animal Rights Activists; Suffering; Psychology; Caring

Vol 3, No. 1

Us and Them: Scientists’ and Animal Rights Campaigners’ Views of the Animal Experimentation Debate, Elizabeth S. Paul

  • Keywords: Animal experimentation; animal rights activists; animal researchers

Animals in Experimental Reports: The Rhetoric of Science, Lynda Birke and Jane Smith

  • Keywords: Animals and Language; Scientific Narratives; Animals in Science

The Politics of Animal Protection: A Research Agenda, Robert Garner

  • Keywords: Animal Protection Movement; Policy Making; Great Britain; United States; Collective Action

Definition and Cultural Representation of the Category Mushi in Japanese Culture, Erick Laurent

  • Keywords: Mushi; Japan; Insects; Folk Categories; Gender; Attitudes

Vol 3, No. 2

Differences and Similarities in Humans’ Perceptions of the Thinking and Feeling of a Dog and a Boy, Jeffrey Lee Rasmussen and D.W. Rajecki

  • Keywords: Dogs; children; mentality; remorse; anthropomorphism; cognition;

Attitudes toward Animals: Species Ratings, Janis Wiley Driscoll

  • Keywords: Species; attitudes; animal use

The Social Construction of Orangutans: An Ecotourist Experience, Constance L. Russell

  • Keywords: orangutans; social construction; ecotourism; conservation

Children, Animals, and Leisure Settings, Barbara Ann Birney

  • Keywords; Children; zoo; natural history museum

Vol. 4, No. 1

The Ambiguous Terrain of Petkeeping in Children’s Realistic Animal Stories, Kathleen R. Johnson

  • Keywords: animal stories; children; pets; human-animal boundaries; human-animal bond

Child-Animal Interaction: Nonverbal Dimensions, Olin Eugene Myers, Jr.

  • Keywords: children; child-animal interactions; non-verbal communication; agency; anthropomorphism; social development

Exploring the Gender Gap in Young Adults’ Attitudes about Animal Research, Linda K. Pifer

  • Keywords: Gender; Animal research; attitudes; feminism; scientific research; political party

Ethical Ideology and Moral Persuasion: Personal Moral Philosophy, Gender, and Judgments of Pro- and Anti-Animal Research Propaganda, Darcy Nickell and Harold Herzog, Jr.

  • Keywords: Animal advocacy; gender; moral philosophy; biomedical research;

Vol 4, No. 2

Metaphoric Relationships with Pets,   Russell W. Belk

  • Keywords: pets; metaphors;

Reflections on Rocky,   Morris B. Holbrook

  • Keywords: Cats; self reflective examination

Safe in Unsafe Places: Leisure, Passionate Avocations, and the Problematizing of Everyday Public Life, Dair L. Gillespie, Ann Leffler, and Elinor Lerner

  • Keywords: dogs; sports; dog training; auto-ethnography; identity

The Dispossession of Animal Companions: A Humanistic and Consumption Perspective,   Debra Lynn Stephens and Ronald Paul Hill

  • Keywords: pets; grief; love; death

Marketing Deviance: The Selling of Cockfighting, Donna K. Darden and Steven K. Worden

  • Keywords: cockfighting; deviance; gerontocracy

Vol 5, No. 1

What is a “Jewish Dog”? Konrad Lorenz and the Cult of Wildness, Boria Sax

  • Keywords: Nazi; Purebred; Konrad Lorenz; Eugenics

Dogs: God’s Worst Enemies?, Sophia Menache

  • Keywords: Religion; Christianity; Islam; dogs; hostility towards dogs

Pet Ownership and Adults’ Views on the Use of Animals, Deborah L. Wells and Peter G. Hepper

  • Keywords: Pets; Attitudes; Northern Ireland; Gender; Age

Beyond Mead: Symbolic Interaction Between Humans and Felines, Janet M. Alger and Steven F. Alger

  • Keywords: Cats; Symbolic Interactionism; human-cat interaction

Vol. 5, No. 2

Changing Attitudes toward California’s Cougars, Jennifer R. Wolch, Andrea Gullo, and Unna Lassiter

  • Keywords: Cougars; California Wilderness Protection Act; hunting; human-cougar interactions; media; wildlife management; attitudes toward wildlife

Socially Constructing Pacific Salmon, Rik Scarce

  • Keywords:  social construction of nature; Pacific salmon; public policy; salmon biologists

Framing Cruelty: The Construction of Duck Shooting as a Social Problem, Lyle Munro

  • Keywords: Australia; ducks; duck hunting; hunting;  Coalition Against Duck Shooting; media;  activists

Pigs, Politics and Social Change in Vanuatu, William F.S. Miles

  • Keywords: Pigs; Vanuatu; social status; identity

Personality and Attitudes Toward the Treatment of Animals, Steve Mathews and Harold A Herzog, Jr.

  • Keywords:  Personality; and attitudes toward animals; Sixteen Personality Factor Inventory; Animal Attitudes Scale; gender;  college students

Vol 5, No. 3

Physical Cruelty Toward Animals in Massachusetts, 1975-1996, Arnold Arluke and Carter Luke

  • Keywords: Animal abuse; criminal justice system; Massachusetts Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals; dogs; cats; gender

The Abuse of Animals and Domestic Violence: A National Survey of Shelters for Women who are Battered, Frank R. Ascione, Claudia V. Weber, and David S. Wood

  • Keywords: the link; family violence;  public attitudes; animal abuse;  domestic violence shelters; children

Issues for Veterinarians in Recognizing and Reporting Animal Neglect and Abuse, Gary J. Patronek

  • Keywords: veterinarians;  animal cruelty; legislation; ethical conflicts

Perceptions of Family Violence: Are Companion Animals in the Picture, Carol D. Raupp, Mary Barlow and Judith A. Oliver

  • Keywords: the link; family violence; animal abuse;  public attitudes

Death by Decapitation: A Case Study of the Scientific Definition of Animal Welfare, Lawrence G. Carbone

  • Keywords: animal  consciousness; animal welfare policy; animal welfare science;  the social construction of scientific knowledge;  pain; euthanasia; decapitation;  laboratory animals;  rodents; IACUC

Vol 6, No. 1

Attitudes and Dispositional Optimism of Animal Rights Demonstrators, Shelley L. Galvin and Harold A. Herzog, Jr.

  • Keywords: animal activists; March for the Animals; age; gender; animal rights movement;  social change; Life Orientation Test

Lloyd Morgan and the Rise and Fall of “Animal Psychology,” Alan Costall

  • Keywords: continuity of human and nonhuman animals; animal behavior; Lloyd Morgan; anthropomorphism; psychology

Herpetofauna Pet-Keeping by Secondary School Students: Causes for Concern, Ian Bride

  • Keywords: children; herpetofauna; United Kingdom; animal welfare;   reptiles; amphibians;  conservation; exotic pets

Have a Heart: Xenotransplantation, Nonhuman Death and Human Distress, Tania Woods

  • Keywords: organ transplantation; Xenotransplantation

Dogs and Human Beings: A Story of Friendship, Sophia Menache

  • Keywords: companion animals; dogs; ancient societies; history

Vol 6, No. 2

Animal Domestication in Geographic Perspective, Kay Anderson

  • Keywords: animal domestication; companion animals; meat animals

The Changing Geographies of Domestic Livestock Animals, Richard Yarwood and Nick Evans

  • Keywords: livestock; domestication; animal geography; United Kingdom; rare breeds

Kangaroos: The Non-Issue, Lorraine Thorne

  • Keywords: kangaroos;  Actor Network Theory; kangaroo trade

Race, Place, and the Human-Animal Divide, Glen Elder, Jennifer Wolch, and Jody Emel

  • Keywords: human-animal divide; racialization; dehumanization; postcolonial; cultural conflicts; animal practices; media; race

Vol 6, No. 3

Dogmen: The Rationalization of Deviance, Craig J. Forsyth and Rhonda D. Evans Health

  • Keywords: Dogmen; pit bulls; dogfighting; dogs; neutralization theory; stigma; media;  social construction of reality; deviance

Correlates of Compatibility and Attachment in Human-Companion Animal Relationships, R. Claire Budge, J. Spicer, B. Jones, and R. St. George

  • Keywords: animal ownership and health; human-companion animal relationship; compatibility

Who Said That? Status Presentation in Media Accounts of the Animal Experimentation Debate, Corwin R. Kruse

  • Keywords: animal experimentation; media; Attitude formation

The Heart of the Matter: Animal Bodies, Ethics, and Species Boundaries, Lynda Birke and Mike Michael

  • Keywords: xenotransplantation; organ donation; media; species boundaries

Poetic Animals and Animal Souls, Randy Malamud

  • Keywords: Mesoamerica; religion; poetry; Marianne Moore; Gary Snyder;  José Emilio Pacheco.

Vol 7, No. 1

Loving Them to Death: Blame-Displacing Strategies of Animal Shelter Workers and Surrenderers, Stephanie S. Frommer and Arnold Arluke

  • Keywords: animal shelters; animal shelter workers; compassion fatigue

Good Dog: Aspects of Humans’ Causal Attributions for a Companion Animal’s Social Behavior, D. W. Rajecki, Jeffrey Lee Rasmussen, Clinton R. Sanders, Susan J. Modlin, and Angela M. Holder

  • Keywords: Companion animals; anthropomorphism; social behavior

Contesting Moral Capital in Campaigns Against Animal Liberation, Lyle Munro

  • Keywords: Animal rights movement

Functions of Repetitive Talk to Dogs During Play: Control, Conversation, or Planning?, Robert W. Mitchell and Elizabeth Edmonson

  • Keywords: communication; play; dogs

Vol 7, No. 2

Animals in Children’s Lives – James Serpell

  • Keywords: children; child-animal interaction

Childhood Socialization and Companion Animals: United States, 1820-1870 – Katherine C. Grier

  • Keywords: socialization; children; companion animals; Victorian era

Human Development as Transcendence of the Animal Body and the Child-Animal Association in Psychological Thought – Olin Eugene Myers, Jr.

  • Keywords: psychology; body; children; child-animal interaction

Treasuring, Trashing, or Terrorizing: Adult Outcomes of Childhood Socialization with Companion Animals – Carol D. Raupp

  • Keywords: children; socialization; companion animals; child-animal interaction

Vol. 7, No. 3

Gender, Views of Nature, and Support for Animal Rights, Corwin R. Kruse

  • Keywords: nature; gender; animal rights

Cat Culture, Human Culture: An Ethnograhic Study of a Cat Shelter, Janet M. Alger and Steven F. Alger

  • Keywords: cats, culture; ethnography

No Animal Food: The Road to Veganism in Britain, 1909-1944, Leah Leneman

  • Keywords: veganism; Great Britain

Animals & Society Courses: A Growing Trend in Post-Secondary Education, Jonathan Balcombe

  • Keywords: education; human-animal studies; universities

Vol 8, No. 1

Managing the Stigma of Outlaw Breeds: A Case Study of Pit Bull Owners – Hillary Twining, Arnold Arluke, and Gary Patronek

  • Keywords: pit bulls; stigma; deviance; breeds

Fetal Pig: The High School Dissection Experience – Garcia Barr and Harold Herzog

  • Keywords: dissection;  dissection alternatives; high school

English Almanacs and Animal Health Care in the Seventeenth Century – Louise Hill Curth

  • Keywords: animal care;

Once You Know Something, You Can’t Not Know It”: An Empirical Look at Becoming Vegan – Barbara McDonald

  • Keywords: veganism

Vol 8, No. 2

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

  • Keywords: domestic violence/family violence; symbolic interaction; companion animals

Legislating a Solution to Animal Shelter Euthanasia: A Case Study of California’s Controversial SB 1785, Sarah A. Balcom

  • Keywords: animal law; euthanasia; animal shelters

Beyond Anecdotes: An Empirical Study of “Anthropomorphism,” Paul Morris, Margaret Fidler, and Alan Costall

Keywords: anthropomorphism

Emily Brontë and Dogs: Transformation Within the Human-Dog Bond, Maureen B. Adams

  • Keywords: Human-dog interaction; dogs; Emily Brontë

Electronically Available Surveys of Attitudes Toward Animals,  Harold A. Herzog

  • Keywords: surveys; attitudes towards animals

Vol 8, No. 3

Religion and Other Animals: Ancient Themes, Contemporary Challenges, Paul Waldau

  • Keywords: religion

The Status of Animals in Biblical and Christian Thought: A Study in Colliding Values, Rod Preece and David Fraser

  • Keywords: Christianity; religion

A Union of Christianity, Humanity, and Philanthropy: The Christian Tradition and the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in Nineteenth-Century England, Chien-hui Li

  • Keywords: religion; Christianity; Great Britain; animal abuse/cruelty

Religion in the Making? Animality, Savagery, and Civilization in the Work of A. N. Whitehead, Clare Palmer

  • Keywords: religion; animality; A.N. Whitehead

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

  • Keywords: animal rights activism; religion

Addressing Animal Abuse: The Complementary Roles of Religion, Secular Ethics, and the Law, Pamela D. Frasch

  • Keywords: animal abuse; religion; animal ethics; animal law

Vol 9, No. 1

Horse Maiming in the English Countryside: Moral Panic, Human Deviance, and the Social Construction of Victimhood, Roger Yates, Chris Powell, and Piers Beirne

  • Keywords: moral panic; horses; animal abuse; victimhood

Pet Attachment and Dissociation Sue-Ellen Brown and Aaron H. Katcher

  • Keywords: dissociation; attachment; companion animals;

Caring about Blood, Flesh, and Pain: Women’s Standing in the Animal Protection Movement, Lyle Munro

  • Keywords: women; gender; feminism; animal rights movement; animal protection movement

McDonald’s “Empirical Look at Becoming Vegan,” Rachel M. MacNair

  • Keywords: veganism; social support; vegetarianism;

Acknowledging the “Zoological Connection:” A Sociological Analysis of Animal Cruelty, Clifton P. Flynn

  • Keywords: animal cruelty; sociology

Vol 9, No. 2

Wild Animals and Other “Pets” Kept in Costa Rican Households: Incidence, Species, and Numbers – Carlos Drews

  • Keywords: Wildlife; captivity; psittacid; culture; welfare; biodiversity; conservation; illegal; animal protection

Explaining Support for Animal Rights: A Comparison of Two Recent Approaches to Humans, Animals, and Postmodernity – Adrian Franklin, Bruce Tranter, and Robert White

  • Keywords: animal rights; postmodernism; post-materialist values

Language, Power, and the Social Construction of Animals – Arran Stibbe

  • Keywords: language; discourse analysis; animal industries; textual analysis

Imagining Rabbits and Squirrels in the English Countryside – Hilda Kean

  • Keywords: rabbits; squirrels; England; countryside; wildlife

Teaming Incarcerated Youth with Shelter Dogs for a Second Chance – Tami Harbolt and Tamara H. Ward

  • Keywords: dogs; animal shelters; prisoners; animal-assisted activities

Vol 9, No 3

Representation and Reality – Steve Baker

  • Keywords: representation; media

The Illumination of the Animal Kingdom: Light and Electricity in Animal Representation – Jonathan Burt

  • Keywords: representation; visual culture; zoos; slaughterhouses

Video Dog Star: William Wegman, Aesthetic Agency, and the Animal in Experimental Video Art – Susan McHugh

  • Keywords: dogs;  representation; photography; William Wegman

Getting Close to Animals with Alice Walker’s The Temple of My Familiar – Robert McKay

  • Keywords: Alice Walker; language; race; gender

Cultured Killers: Creating and Representing Foxhounds – Gary Marvin

  • Keywords: foxhunting; foxhounds; dogs; hunting

Vol 10, No 1

Editor’s Introduction: S&A: The Second Decade – Kenneth Shapiro

  • Keywords: human-animal studies

The Other Criminalities of Animal Freeze-Killers: Support for a Generality of Deviance – Gary S. Green

  • Keywords: hunting;  poaching; deer; animal abuse; deviance

Characteristics of Juvenile Offenders Admitting to Sexual Activity with Non-Human Animals-William M. Fleming, Brian Jory, and David L. Burton

  • Keywords: bestiality; family characteristics; adults; juveniles; animal abuse

Civil Disobedience: A Case Study in Factors of Effectiveness – Courtney L. Dillard

  • Keywords: pigeon shoot; civil disobedience; Hegins; non-violence

Animal Problems/People Skills: Emotional and Interactional Strategies in Humane Education – Leslie Irvine

  • Keywords: humane education; animal shelter workers; people skills

Death of a Companion Cat or Dog and Human Bereavement: Psychosocial Variables – Lynn A. Planchon, Donald I. Templer, Shelly Stokes, and Jacqueline Keller

  • Keywords: companion animal loss; mourning; grief; dogs

Vol 10, No. 2

Press Reports of Animal Hoarding, Arnold Arluke, Randy Frost, Gail Steketee, Gary Patronek, Carter Luke, Edward Messner, Jane Nathanson, and Michelle Papazian

  • Keywords: animal hoarding; media

Hunting and Illegal Violence Against Humans and Other Animals: Exploring the Relationship, Clifton P. Flynn

  • Keywords: hunting; violence; the link

The Social Practice of Racehorse Breeding, Rebecca Cassidy

  • Keywords: Racehorse breeding; horses

The Animal Activism of Henry Spira, Lyle Munro

  • Keywords: Henry Spira; animal welfare activism

Bears, Zoos, and Wilderness: The Poverty of Social Constructionism, Daniel A. Dombrowski

  • Keywords: social constructionism; wildlife; animals in captivity

Animal Rights as a Post-Citizenship Movement, Brian M. Lowe and Caryn F. Ginsberg

  • Keywords: animal rights; politics

Vol 10, No 3

Animal Practices and the Racialization of Filipinas in Los Angeles, Marcie Griffith, Jennifer Wolch, and Unna Lassiter Ethnic

  • Keywords: racialization; United States; animal practices

Variations in Pet Attachment among Students at an American School of Veterinary Medicine, Sue-Ellen Brown

  • Keywords: companion animal attachment; veterinary students

Human-to-Animal Similarity and Participant Mood Influence Punishment Recommendations for Animal Abusers, Michael W. Allen, Mathew Hunstone, Jon Waerstad, Emma Foy, Thea Hobbins, Britt Wikner, and Joanne Wirrel

  • Keywords: human-animal continuity; animal abuse; punishment; criminology

The Wild Side of Animal Domestication, Nerissa Russell

  • Keywords: domestication

Marxism and the Underdog, Katherine Perlo

  • Keywords: Marxism

Vol 10, No. 4

The State of Human-Animal Studies: Solid, at the Margin!, Kenneth J. Shapiro

  • Keywords: human-animal studies

Doctoral Dissertations in Human-Animal Studies: News and Views, Kathleen C. Gerbasi, David C. Anderson, Alexandra M. Gerbasi, Debbie Coultis

  • Keywords: human-animal studies; dissertations; students

Psychology and the Study of Human-Animal Relationships, Gail F. Melson

  • Keywords: human-animal studies; psychology

The “Furry Ceiling”: Clinical Psychology and Animal Studies, Carol D. Raupp Darwinism and the Study of Human-Animal Interactions, Harold Herzog

  • Keywords: human-animal studies; psychology

A Sociology of Sociological Animal Studies, Arnold Arluke

  • Keywords: human-animal studies; sociology

Social Animals: Animal Studies and Sociology, Corwin R. Kruse

  • Keywords: human-animal studies; sociology

Criminology and Animal Studies: A Sociological View, Piers Beirne

  • Keywords: human-animal studies; criminology

Animals and Anthropology, Molly Mullin

  • Keywords: human-animal studies; anthropology

Political Science and Animal Studies, Robert Garner

  • Keywords: human-animal studies; political science

History and Animal Studies, Harriet Ritvo

  • Keywords: human-animal studies; history

Animal Geographies, Jody Emel, Chris Wilbert, and Jennifer Wolch

  • Keywords: human-animal studies; geography

The Postcolonial Animal, Philip Armstrong

  • Keywords: human-animal studies; literature; post-colonial

The Actual and Potential Contribution of Economics to Animal Welfare Issues, Joshua M. Frank

  • Keywords: human-animal studies; animal welfare; economics

Intimate Familiarities? Feminism and Human-Animal Studies, Lynda Birke

  • Keywords: human-animal studies; feminism

Anthropomorphism and Anthropomorphic Selection – Beyond the ‘Cute Response,’ James Serpell

  • Keywords: anthropomorphism; companion animals; cute

Vol 11, No. 1

The Children’s Treatment of Animals Questionnaire (CTAQ): A Psychometric Investigation, Kelly L. Thompson and Eleonora Gullone

  • Keywords: children; CTAQ; animal care

Companion Animal Attitude and its Family Pattern in Kuwait, Ghenaim Al-Fayez, Abdelwahid Awadalla, Donald I. Templer, and Hiroko Arikawa

  • Keywords: companion animals; attitudes; Kuwait

Appropriating Liberation, Barry Kew

  • Keywords: animal rights

“Would You Let Your Child Die Rather than Experiment on Animals?” – A Comparative Questions Approach, Katherine Perlo

  • Keywords: animal experimentation; philosophy; ethics

The Labor Process: How the Underdog is Kept Under (Reply to Perlo on Marx), Peter Dickens

  • Keywords: labor; Marx

Marxism and the Moral Status of Animals (Reply to Perlo on Marx), Ted Benton

  • Keywords: Marx

Vol 11, No 2

Frog and Cyberfrog are Friends: Dissection Simulation and Animal Advocacy, Kenneth R. Fleischmann

  • Keywords: dissection; dissection alternatives

“What a Thing, then, Is This Cow…”: Positioning Domestic Livestock Animals in the Texts and Practices of Small-Scale “Self-Sufficiency,” Lewis Holloway

  • Keywords: livestock; farming

The Moral Reasoning of Believers in Animal Rights, Gary Block

  • Keywords: animal rights; beliefs; moral reasoning

Constructing a “Performance Ethic”: The Discourse and Practices of the House Rabbit Society, Julie A. Smith

  • Keywords: rabbits; House Rabbit Society; animal ethics

Vol 11, No 3

Who-or- What are the Rats (and Mice) in the Laboratory?, Lynda Birke

  • Keywords: laboratory animals; scientific narratives; rodents; animal research

Illegal Hunting and Angling: The Neutralization of Wildlife Law Violations, Stephen Eliason

  • Keywords: hunting; fishing; wildlife; crime; poaching

Tracing the Profile of Animal Rights Supporters: A Preliminary Investigation, Colin Jerolmack

  • Keywords: animal rights activists; demographics

Decoding Equine Emotions Leslie A. Russell

  • Keywords: horses; emotions

If Horses had Hands…, Tom Tyler

  • Keywords: animal behavior; human exceptionalism

Using Grounded Theory to Examine People’s Attitudes Toward How Animals are Used, Sarah Knight, Karl Nunkoosing, Aldert Vrij, and Julie Cherryman

  • Keywords: animal use; attitudes; grounded theory

Controlling the Wilderness: The Work of Wilderness Officers, Helene M. Lawson

  • Keywords: wildlife management; nature

An Exploration of the Sculptures of Greyfriars Bobby, Edinburgh, Scotland, and the Brown Dog, Battersea, South London, England, Hilda Kean

  • Keywords: animals in art; Great Britain

As Charming as a Pig: The Discursive Construction of the Relationship Between Pigs and Humans, Arran Stibbe

  • Keywords: pigs; language; discourse

A Bird in the House: An Anthropological Perspective on Companion Parrots, Patricia K. Anderson

  • Keywords: parrots; exotic pets; companion animals

Vol 12, No 1

The development of the ‘P.E.T.’ Scale for the measurement of Physical and Emotional Tormenting against Animals in Adolescents, Anna C. Baldry

  • Keywords: children; PET Scale; animal abuse

Moby Dick and Compassion, Philip Armstrong

  • Keywords: Moby Dick; compassion; literature

From Animal Abuse to Interhuman Violence? A Critical Review of the Progression Thesis, Piers Beirne

  • Keywords: the link; animal abuse; violence; the Progression Thesis

The Human-Animal Bond and Self Psychology: Toward a New Understanding, Sue-Ellen Brown

  • Keywords: human-animal bond; self-psychology

Vol 12, No 2

In the Eye of the Beholder: Changing Social Perceptions of the Florida Manatee, Theresa L. Goedeke

  • Keywords: manatee; social attitudes; media

It’s a Dog’s Life: Elevating Status from Pet to “Fur Baby” at Yappy Hour, Jessica Greenebaum

  • Keywords: dogs; play; Yappy Hour; doggy day care

Modification of the Pet Attitude Scale, Kathleen L. Munsell, Merle Canfield, Donald I. Templer, Kimberly Tangan, and Hiroko Arikawa

  • Keywords: Pet Attitude Scale

Not by Bread Alone: Symbolic Loss, Trauma, and Recovery in Elephant Communities, Gay A. Bradshaw

  • Keywords: death; trauma; recovery and rehabilitation; elephants

Vol 12, No 3

The Relationship between Animal Cruelty, Delinquency, and Attitudes toward the Treatment of Animals, Bill C. Henry

  • Keywords: animal cruelty; deviance; delinquency; attitudes; animal practices

Moral Disengagement and Attitudes about Violence toward Animals, Scott Vollum, Jacqueline Buffington-Vollum, and Dennis R. Longmire

  • Keywords: moral disengagement; violence; attitudes towards animals

Animals Women and Weapons: Blurred Sexual Boundaries in the Discourse of Sport Hunting, Linda Kalof , Amy Fitzgerald, and Lori Baralt

  • Keywords: hunting; sport hunting; women; gender; sexuality; violence

What is the Red Knot Worth?: Valuing Human/Avian Interaction, Jeffrey Karnicky

  • Keywords: birds; human-avian interaction

Vol 12, No 4

Roadkill: Between Humans, Nonhuman Animals, and Technologies, Mike Michael

Keywords: roadkill; animal death; art

A Language of Their Own: An Interactionist Approach to Human-Horse Communication, Keri Brandt

Keywords: horses; communication; symbolic interactionism; human-horse interaction

In It for the Nonhuman Animals: Animal Welfare, Moral Certainty, and Disagreements, Nicola Taylor

Keywords: animal welfare; animal ethics; moral certainty

Vol 13, No 1

Trophy Shots: Early North American Photographs of Nonhuman Animals and the Display of Masculine Prowess,  Brower, Matthew

  • Keywords: photography; masculinity; United States; wildlife

Designer Cows: The Practice of Cattle Breeding Between Skill and Standardization,  Grasseni, Cristina

  • Keywords: cattle breeding; breeds; breed standards

Falling in Love with Horses: The International Thoroughbred Auction,  Cassidy, Rebecca

  • Keywords: horses; thoroughbreds; selling and buying

Zoos and Eyes: Contesting Captivity and Seeking Successor Practices, Acampora, Ralph

  • Keywords: zoos; captive animals

Vol 13, No 2

Unraveling the Methods of Childhood and Adolescent Cruelty to Nonhuman Animals, Tallichet, Suzanne E.; Hensley, Christopher; Singer, Stephen D.

  • Keywords: children; animal cruelty

The Making of the “First Dog”: President Warren G. Harding and Laddie Boy, Pycior, Helena

  • Keywords: dogs; first dogs; Warren G. Harding; Laddie Boy

Views of College Students on Pit Bull “Ownership”: New Providence, The Bahamas, Burrows, Tyrone J.; Fielding, William J.

  • Keywords: pit bulls; pet keeping; The Bahamas; attitudes; dogs

The Under-representation of African American Employees in Animal Welfare Organizations in the United States, Brown, Sue-Ellen

  • Keywords: animal welfare organizations; demographics; race

Vol 13, No 3

Hanging Perspectives on Wildlife in Southern Africa, C.1840 to C.1914, Carruthers, Jane

  • Keywords: wildlife; Africa

Perpetration-induced Traumatic Stress in Persons Who Euthanize Nonhuman Animals in Surgeries, Animal Shelters, and Laboratories, Rohlf, Vanessa; Bennett, Pauleen

  • Keywords: post-traumatic stress disorder; perpetration-induced stress; compassion fatigue; veterinarians; laboratory personnel; euthanasia

Pigs and People: Sociological Perspectives on the Discipline of Nonhuman Animals in Intensive Confinement, Novek, Joel

  • Keywords: pigs; industrial agriculture; sociology;

What Can a Farm Animal Biography Accomplish? The Case of Portrait of a Burger as a Young Calf, Tsovel, Ariel

  • Keywords: animal biography; farmed animals; cattle; meat

Vol 13, No 4

Animal-Assisted Prolonged Exposure: A Treatment for Survivors of Sexual Assault Suffering Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Lefkowitz, Carin; Paharia, Indira; Prout, Maurice; Debiak, Dennis; Bleiberg, James

  • Keywords: post-traumatic stress disorder; animal assisted therapy; prolonged exposure; sexual assault

Pernicious Portrayals: The Impact of Children’s Attachment to Animals of Fiction on Animals of Fact, Anderson, Marla V.; Henderson, Antonia J.Z.

  • Keywords: children; companion animal attachment; literature; media

Death or Declaw: Dealing with Moral Ambiguity in a Veterinary Hospital, Atwood-Harvey, Dana

  • Keywords: veterinarians; moral ambiguity; declawing; animal abuse

Toward a Critical Theory of Animal Issues in Fiction, Shapiro, Kenneth; Copeland, Marion W.

  • Keywords: critical theory; literature

Vol 14, No 1

Verbal Activism: “Anymal”, Kemmerer, Lisa A.

  • Keywords: language; animal rights

Humans, Animals, and Metaphors, Goatly, Andrew

  • Keywords: metaphors; symbols

Animals and the Discourse of Farming in Southern Africa, Mitchell, Les

  • Keywords: farming; Africa; language

Deep Ecology and Language: The Curtailed Journey of the Atlantic Salmon, Stibbe, Arran

  • Keywords: language; ecology; salmon

Elephants Who Marry Mice are Very Unusual: The Use of the Relative Pronoun Who with Nonhuman Animals, Gilquin, Gaëtanelle; Jacobs, George M.

  • Keywords: language; pronouns; subjectivity

Foxes, Hounds, and Horses: Who or Which?, Gupta, Anthea Fraser

  • Keywords: language; pronouns; subjectivity

Vol 14, No 2

Turtle Riding on the Great Barrier Reef, Pocock, Celmara

  • Keywords: turtles; ecotourism

Attitudes to Animals: Demographics Within a Community Sample, Signal, Tania D.; Taylor, Nicola

  • Keywords: attitudes towards animals

Between Ideals, Realities, and Popular Perceptions: An Analysis of the Multifaceted Nature of London Zoo, 1828-1848, Ito, Takashi

  • Keywords: zoos; London Zoo

The Moral Basis of Animal-Assisted Therapy, Zamir, Tzachi

  • Keywords: animal-assisted therapy

Vol 14, No 3

An Investigation into the Association between the Witnessing of Animal Abuse and Adolescents’ Behavior toward Animals, Thompson, Kelly L.; Gullone, Eleonora

  • Keywords: animal abuse; children; the link; violence

Monkey Mountain as a Megazoo: Analyzing the Naturalistic Claims of “Wild Monkey Parks” in Japan, Knight, John

  • Keywords: Monkey Mountain; zoos; Japan; monkeys; tourism

Attitudes to Animals in the Animal Protection Community Compared to a Normative Community Sample, Signal, Tania D.; Taylor, Nicola

  • Keywords: attitudes towards animals; animal welfare movement

Tails of Laughter: A Pilot Study Examining the Relationship between Companion Animal Guardianship (Pet Ownership) and Laughter, Valeri, Robin Maria

  • Keywords: companion animals; pet keeping; laughter; psychological health

Market Forces and Kangaroos: The New South Wales Kangaroo Management Plan, Mills, Jacqueline

  • Keywords: kangaroos; kangaroo trade; wildlife management

Vol 14, No 4

Dolphins in Popular Literature and Media, Fraser, John; Reiss, Diana; Boyle, Paul; Lemcke, Katherine; Sickler, Jessica; Elliott, Elizabeth; Newman, Barbara; Gruber, Sarah

  • Keywords: dolphins; media; literature

Social Narratives Surrounding Dolphins: Q Method Study, Sickler, Jessica; Fraser, John; Webler, Thomas; Reiss, Diana; Boyle, Paul; Lyn, Heidi; Lemcke, Katherine; Gruber, Sarah

  • Keywords; social narratives; dolphins; Q Method Study

Forty-two Thousand and One Dalmatians: Fads, Social Contagion, and Dog Breed Popularity, Herzog, Harold

  • Keywords: breeds; media; dogs

Engaging the Animal in the Moving Image, Porter, Pete

  • Keywords: film; television

Toward an Excremental Posthumanism: Primatology, Women, and Waste, Lathers, Marie

  • Keywords: posthumanism; primatology; women; gender

Vol 15, No 1

Human-Animal Studies in Australia: Current Directions, Natalie Lloyd; Jane Mulcock

  • Keywords: Multidisciplinary; Human-Animal Studies; Australia; Human-Animal Relationships

Human-Nonhuman Animal Relationships in Australia: An Overview of Results from the First National Survey and Follow-up Case Studies 2000-2004, Adrian Franklin

  • Keywords: Australia; Human-Animal Relationships; Companion Animals; National Survey; Wildlife

Animal Agendas: Conflict over Productive Animals in Twentieth-Century Australian Cities, Andrea Gaynor

  • Keywords: Geography; Gender; Urban Animals; Goats; Poultry; Australia; Dairy; Cows; Animals In History

More Than a Furry Companion: The Ripple Effect of Companion Animals on Neighborhood Interactions and Sense of Community, Lisa J. Wood; Billie Giles-Corti; Max K. Bulsara; Darcy A. Bosch

  • Keywords: Social Interactions; Triangulation; Pets; Health; Sense Of Community; Social Capital

“Something of Interest about Ourselves”: Natural History and the Evolutionary Hierarchy at Taronga Zoological Park, Natalie Lloyd

  • Keywords: Evolutionary Hierarchy; Spiritualism; Zoological Gardens; Evolutionary Theory; Colonial Scientists

The Cunning Dingo, Merryl Parker

  • Keywords: Dingo; Cunning; Discourse; Foucault; Colonial

Placing the Wild in the City: “Thinking with” Melbourne’s Bats, Melanie S. Thomson

  • Keywords: Animal Geography; City-Nature Binary; Postcolonial Theory; Boundaries; Wildlife

Vol 15, No 2

Bullying And Animal Abuse: Is There A Connection?, Bill C. Henry; Cheryl E. Sanders

  • Keywords: Attitudes Toward Animals; Animal Abuse; Animal Cruelty; Frequency; Bullying

‘Dog Handlers’ And Dogs’ Emotional And Cortisol Secretion Responses Associated With Animal-Aassisted Therapy Sessions, Dorit Karla Haubenhofer; Sylvia Kirchengast

  • Keywords: Animal-Assisted Therapy; Stress; Cortisol; Saliva;  Dog; Animal-Assisted Activities; Enzyme Immunoassay; Dog Handler; Welfare; Dogs

Dreadful/Delightful Killing: The Contested Nature Of Duck Hunting, Carmen M. Mcleod

  • Keywords: Ethical Discourses Of Hunting; New Zealand; Duck Shooting; Wetland Conservation; Nature; Hunting

People And Their Pets: A Relational Perspective On Interpersonal Complementarity And Attachment In Companion Animal Owners, Lucinda E. Woodward; Amy L. Bauer

  • Keywords: Complementarity; Companion Animal Attachment; Interpersonal Circumplex; Interpersonal Style

The Welfare-Based Defense Of Zoos, Tzachi Zamir

  • Keywords: Choice;  Moderate Animal Liberationists; Moral Status; Use/Exploitation; Paternalism; Respect; Moral Veganism; Zoos

Vol 15, No 3

“Learning To Speak Horse”: The Culture Of “Natural Horsemanship,” Lynda Birke

  • Keywords: Riding Technologies; Natural Horsemanship; Communication; Social Change; Horses

Imaging Extinction: Disclosure And Revision In Photographs Of The Thylacine (Tasmanian Tiger,) Carol Freeman

  • Keywords: Thylacine; Representation; Extinction; Human-Animal Interactions; Photography

The Effectiveness Of Equine-Assisted Experiential Therapy: Results Of An Open Clinical Trial, Bradley T. Klontz; Alex Bivens; Deb Leinart; Ted Klontz

  • Keywords: Treatment Outcomes; Equine-Assisted Therapy (Eat); Animal-Assisted Therapy; Treatment Effectiveness; Experiential Therapy; Equine-Assisted Experiential Therapy (Eaet)

How Ravens Came To The Tower Of London, Boria Sax

  • Keywords: Ravens; Tower Ravens; Natsume Soseki; Tower Of London; Charles Ii

The Significant Life Experiences (SLES) Of Humane Educators, Jacquie E. Lewis

  • Keywords: Significant Life Experiences (Sles); Ecologist; Naturalist; Animal Advocate Leaders; Humanist; Humane Educator; Empathy

Vol 15, No 4

Punish And Forgive: Causal Attribution And Positivity Bias In Response To Cat And Dog Misbehavior, D. W. Rajecki; Jeffrey Lee Rasmussen; Travis J. Conner

  • Keywords: Causal Attribution; Intention; Factor Analysis; Cat/Dog Problem Behavior; Animal Positivity Bias; Forgiveness; Eye Contact; Guilt; Punishment; Cats; Dogs

The Black Bear Hunt In New Jersey: A Constructionist Analysis Of An Intractable Conflict, Dave Harker; Diane C. Bates

  • Keywords: Bear Hunt; Social Constructions; Bears; Human-Wildlife; Hunting

Support For Animal Rights As A Function Of Belief In Evolution, Religious Fundamentalism, And Religious Denomination, Jamie L. Deleeuw; Luke W. Galen; Cassandra Aebersold; Victoria Stanton

  • Keywords: Animal Welfare; Fundamentalism; Evolution; Creationism; Animal Rights; Intelligent Design; Religion; Human Origins; Denomination

Thoughts Out Of Season On The History Of Animal Ethics, Rod Preece

  • Keywords: Cartesianism; Animal Immortality; Animals For Human Use; Evolution; Sentience; Vivisection; Animal Souls; Charles Darwin; Ethics

Dog Duty, Rebecca Hanrahan

  • Keywords: Responsibility; Relationship; Companion Animal; Children

Vol 16, No 1

Risk & Reward: The Impact Of Animal Rights Activism On Women, Emily Gaarder

  • Keywords: Relationships; Participation; Social Movements; Personal Development; Animal Rights Activism; Gender; Women

What’s Love Got To Do With It? The Interplay Of Sex And Gender In The Commercial Breeding Of Welsh Cobs, Samantha Hurn

  • Keywords: Animal Exploitation; Anthropomorphism; Anthrozoology; Commercial Animal-Breeding; Horses; Gender; Performance

An In-Class, Humane Education Program Can Improve Young Students’ Attitudes Toward Animals, Kate Nicoll; Cindy Trifone; William Ellery Samuels

  • Keywords: Elementary School Children; Empathy; Humane Education

Dogs: A Continuing And Common Neighborhood Nuisance Of New Providence, The Bahamas, William J. Fielding

  • Keywords: Nuisance; Barking; Dogs; The Bahamas

Interactionism And Animal Aesthetics: A Theory Of Reflected Social Power, Bonnie Berry

  • Keywords: Exchange; Interactionism; Animals; Beauty; Social Mirror; Attribution

Vol 16, No 2

Talking About Horses: Control And Freedom In The World Of “Natural Horsemanship,” Lynda Birke

  • Keywords: Natural Horsemanship; Discourse; Freedom; Instinctive Behavior; Control; Partnership

A Linguistic Analysis Of Discourse On The Killing Of Nonhuman Animals, Jill Jepson

  • Keywords: Animals; Euthanasia; Critical Discourse Analysis; Put To Sleep; Slaughter; Language

Origin Of Adult Animal Rights Lifestyle In Childhood Responsiveness To Animal Suffering, Nicole R. Pallotta

  • Keywords: Animal Rights; Veganism; Resistance; Dominant Culture; Animal Activists; Socialization; Children; Empathy

The Relationship Between Bonding With Nonhuman Animals And Students’ Attitudes Toward Science, Carmen Sorge

  • Keywords: Attitude Toward Science; Middle School Science; Bonding With Animals; Classroom Based Science Outreach

Vol 16, No 3

Furries From A To Z (Anthropomorphism To Zoomorphism), Kathleen C. Gerbasi; Nicholas Paolone; Justin Higner; Laura L. Scaletta; Penny L. Bernstein; Samuel Conway; Adam Privitera

  • Keywords: Furries; Zoomorphism; Anthromorphism; Totemism; Species Identity Disorder

Functional Links Between Intimate Partner Violence And Animal Abuse: Personality Features And Representations Of Aggression, Maya Gupta

  • Keywords: Representations Of Aggression; Animal Abuse; Expressive; Callous; Assault; Rejection-Sensitivity; Intimate Partner Violence; Personality; Cruelty; Typology; Instrumental

Empathic Correlates Of Witnessing The Inhumane Killing Of An Animal: An Investigation Of Single And Multiple Exposures, Beth Daly; Larry L. Morton

  • Keywords: Animal Abuse; Humane Education; Attitudes; Empathy; Killing Animals; Violence Graduation; AA

A Statewide Examination Of Hunting And Trophy Nonhuman Animals: Perspectives Of Montana Hunters Stephen L. Eliason

  • Keywords: Attitudes; Montana; Hunters; Motivations; Trophy Hunting

Reasons For Companion Animal Guardianship (Pet Ownership) From Two Populations, Sara Staats; Heidi Wallace; Tara Anderson

  • Keywords: Companion Animals; Cats; Beliefs; Health; Dogs

Vol 16, No 4

The Gilgamesh Complex: The Quest For Death Transcendence And The Killing Of Animals, Jared Christman

  • Keywords: Zoocide; Death Denial; Animal Vitality; Blood Rites

A Feeling For The Animal: On Becoming An Experimentalist, Tora Holmberg

  • Keywords: Nonhuman Animal; Animal Welfare; Human-Animal Relationships; STS; Laboratory Studies

New Zealand Vegetarians: At Odds With Their Nation, Annie Potts; Mandala White

  • Keywords: National Identity; New Zealand; Farming; Meat; Vegetarians

Breeding Racism: The Imperial Battlefields Of The “German” Shepherd Dog, Aaron Skabelund

  • Keywords: Shepherd Dogs; Race; Fascism; Imperialism; Japan; Breed; Germany

Vol 17, No 1

Kiwis Against Possums: A Critical Analysis Of Anti-Possum Rhetoric In Aotearoa New Zealand, Annie Potts

  • Keywords: Brushtail Possum; New Zealand; ‘Pest’ Species; Hunting; Possum Advocacy; Fur Industry

Can Attitudes About Animal Neglect Be Differentiated From Attitudes About Animal Abuse?, Bill C. Henry

  • Keywords: Factor Structure; Neglect; Abuse; Attitudes

Tolstoy’s Animals, Josephine Donovan

  • Keywords: Animal Ethics; Literary Criticism; Tolstoy

Thinking Across Species Boundaries: General Sociality And Embodied Meaning, David B. Dillard-Wright

  • Keywords: Gesture; Language; Sympathy; Merleau-Ponty; Levinas

Attitudes Toward Animals: The Effect Of Priming Thoughts Of Human-Animal Similarities And Mortality Salience On The Evaluation Of Companion Animals, Ruth Beatson; Stephen Loughnan; Michael Halloran

  • Keywords: Mortality Salience (Ms) Creatureliness; Animal Attitudes; Terror Management; Pets

Vol 17, No 2

Negotiating Nostalgia: The Rhetoricity Of Thylacine Representation In Tasmanian Tourism, Stephanie S. Turner

  • Keywords: Tasmanian Conservation; Econationalism; Tourism; Thylacine

Choreographing Identities And Emotions In Organizations: Doing “Huminality” On A Geriatric Ward, Gladys L. Symons

  • Keywords: Self; Human/Animal Relationship; Huminal Encounter; Identity; Emotional Spacetime; Geriatrics; Huminality; Hospital; Pet Therapy; Autoethnography; Emotions In Organizations; Ontological Choreography

Teaching Kindness: The Promise Of Humane Education, R., Arbour,; T., Signal,; N., Taylor,

  • Keywords: Empathy; Ctaq; Humane Education

Racial Prejudice And The Performing Animals Controversy In Early Twentieth-Century Britain, David A. H. Wilson

  • Keywords: Racial Prejudice; Legislation; Performing Animals; Controversy; Racism

Making Wildlife Viewable: Habituation And Attraction, John Knight

  • Keywords: Habituation; Wildlife Tourism; Attraction; Provisioning

Vol 17, No 3

Babes In The Woods: Wilderness Aesthetics In Children’s Stories And Toys, 1830-1915, Donna Varga

  • Keywords: Childhood Innocence; Teddy Bear; Animal-Human Relations; History Of Childhood; Childhood; History Of Child Study; Children’s Literature; Culture Of Childhood; Wilderness Aesthetics

Birdsong And The Image Of Evolution Rachel Mundy

  • Keywords: Spectrograph; Music; Birdsong; Vision; Zoomusicology; Evolutionism

Cross-Cultural Comparison Of Student Attitudes Toward Snakes, Pavol Prokop; Murat Özel; Muhammet Uşak

  • Keywords: Snakes; Keeping Pets; Attitudes; Myths; Animals

Oryx And Crake And The New Nostalgia For Meat, Jovian Parry

  • Keywords: Vegetarianism; Slaughter; Meat; Nostalgia; Nature; Oryx And Crake; In Vitro Meat; Cruelty; Margaret Atwood; Human-Animal Relations

Farming Animals And The Capabilities Approach: Understanding Roles And Responsibilities Through Narrative Ethics, Raymond Anthony

  • Keywords: Narrative Ethics; Animal Ethics; Animal Welfare; Farm Animal Ethics

Vol 17, No 4

I’m Not An Activist!”: Animal Rights Vs. Animal Welfare In The Purebred Dog Rescue Movement, Jessica Greenebaum

  • Keywords: Activism; Rescue Workers; Animal Rights; Animal Welfare; Volunteers

Individual Difference And Study-Specific Characteristics Influencing Attitudes About The Use Of Animals In Medical Research, Bill Henry; Roarke Pulcino

  • Keywords: Attitudes; Animals; Harm; Biomedical Research

Women And The World Of Dog Rescue: A Case Study Of The State Of Michigan, Andrei S. Markovits; Robin Queen

  • Keywords: Canine Rescue; Gender

Middle Earth, Narnia, Hogwarts, And Animals: A Review Of The Treatment Of Nonhuman Animals And Other Sentient Beings In Christian-Based Fantasy Fiction, Michael C. Morris

  • Keywords: Hogwarts; Tolkien; Harry Potter; C. S. Lewis; Vegetarianism; Fantasy; Narnia; Middle Earth

Modern Animals: From Subjects To Agents In Literary Studies, Susan McHugh

  • Keywords: Modernist Fiction; Animal Studies; Narrative; Human Animality; Literature; Agency; Subjectivity; Modernism

Vol 18, No 1

Nonhuman Animal Experiments in the European Community: Human Values and Rational Choice, Kay Peggs

  • Keywords: ethics; Europe;  rational choice;  experiments

Reproducing Dominion: Emotional Apprenticeship in the 4-H Youth Livestock Program, Colter Ellis; Leslie Irvine

  • Keywords: children; socialization; livestock; emotions; 4H

Public Attitudes toward Black Bears (Ursus americanus) and Cougars (Puma concolor) on Vancouver Island, Michael Campbell; Betty-Lou Lancaster

  • Keywords: Vancouver Island; cougars; bears; gender; age

The Influence of Animal Advocacy Groups in State Courts of Last Resort,  Steven Tauber

  • Keywords: animal law; judicial politics; animal advocacy organizations; interest group litigation

Discourse and Wolves: Science, Society, and Ethics, William S. Lynn

  • Keywords: hermeneutics; wolves; ethics; discourse

Vol 18, No 2

Sympathetic Reactions to the Bait Dog in a Film of Dog Fighting: The Influence of Personality and Gender,  Sherman A. Lee; Jeffrey A. Gibbons; Stephen D. Short

  • Keywords: media; sympathy; gender; dog fighting; film; personality; dogs

Do Zoos and Aquariums Promote Attitude Change in Visitors? A Critical Evaluation of the American Zoo and Aquarium Study, Lori Marino; Scott O. Lilienfeld; Randy Malamud; Nathan Nobis; Ron Broglio

  • Keywords: education; methodology; zoo; conservation; validity; attitude; aquarium; marine park

Guinea pigs—The “Small Great” Therapist for Autistic Children, or: Do Guinea Pigs Have Positive Effects on Autistic Child Social Behavior?, Lucia Kršková; Alžbeta Talarovičová; Lucia Olexová

  • Keywords: animal-assisted therapy; social behavior; autism; guinea pig

End-of-Life Issues in United States Veterinary Medicine Schools,  George E. Dickinson; Paul D. Roof; Karin W. Roof

  • Keywords: veterinary school curricula; end-of-life issues; euthanasia

Framing Animal Rights in the “Go Veg” Campaigns of U.S. Animal Rights Organizations, Carrie Packwood Freeman

  • Keywords: animal rights; vegetarian; ideology; farm animal; campaigns; vegan; framing

Domestic Violence and Dog Care in New Providence, The Bahamas, William J. Fielding

  • Keywords: domestic violence; pet care; dogs; The Bahamas

Vol 18, No 3

Constitutional Inclusion of Animal Rights in Germany and Switzerland: How Did Animal Protection Become an Issue of National Importance?, Erin Evans

  • Keywords: Switzerland; constitutional inclusion; social movements; reform; political opportunity structures; abolition; animal rights; Germany; culture

Human Rights, Animal Wrongs? Exploring Attitudes toward Animal Use and Possibilities for Change,  Sarah Knight; Kim Bard; Aldert Vrij; Doug Brandon

  • Keywords: values; attitudes; attitude change;  beliefs; empathy

Perceived Best Ages for Cats, Dogs, and Humans: Comparisons across Species, Human Age, and Human Gender,  Sara Staats; Tara Anderson; Heidi Wallace; Debby Miller

  • Keywords: emotional age; species age comparisons; perceived age; commitment to pet; social age

The Inconsistent Vegetarian, Merle E. van der Kooi

  • Keywords: moral patients; vegetarianism; veganism; animal suffering; consistency; animal death

The State of Human-Animal Studies, Kenneth Shapiro; Margo DeMello

  • Keywords: human-animal studies; scholarship; animal advocacy

Vol 18, No 4

The Horse’s Tale: Narratives of Caring for/about Horses,  Lynda Birke; Joanna Hockenhull; Emma Creighton

  • Keywords: animal care; rescue; horse well-being; horse-human relationship; horses

Horses in the South African War, c. 1899-1902,  Sandra Swart

  • Keywords: South African War; war; horses; animals in history; Anglo-Boer War

Zoroastrian Attitudes toward Animals,  Richard Foltz

  • Keywords: dogs; animal sacrifice; cosmic dualism; cattle; Zoroastrianism

The Possible Role of Companion-Animal Anthropomorphism and Social Support in the Physical and Psychological Health of Dog Guardians, Nikolina M. Duvall Antonacopoulos; Timothy A. Pychyl

  • Keywords: physical health; psychological health; anthropomorphism; dogs; social support

Human Uniqueness in the Age of Ape Language Research, Mary Trachsel

  • Keywords: Darwin; Chomsky; human uniqueness; ape language research; comparative psychology; social cognition; artificial intelligence

Vol 19, No 1

Degrees of Anthropocentrism in Accounts of Wildlife-Vehicle Collisions,  Mai Kuha

  • Keywords: anthropocentrism; road ecology; discourse; aviation; agency

Human-Sled Dog Relations: What Can We Learn from the Stories and Experiences of Mushers?,  Gail Kuhl

  • Keywords: empathy; dogs; direct experience; sentience; animal subjectivity; working dogs; musher; humane education; sled dogs; human-animal relations; service dogs

Moral Disengagement and Support for Nonhuman Animal Farming, Les Mitchell

  • Keywords: social psychology; moral disengagement; cruelty; nonhuman farming; abuse; mass violence

Cruel Intimacies and Risky Relationships: Accounting for Suffering in Industrial Livestock Production, Natalie Purcell

  • Keywords: meat; slaughterhouse; intimacy; food production; livestock; labor; risk; killing; agriculture;  violence; cruelty; interspecies; animal welfare; slaughter; stockyard

Philosophical Ethology: On the Extents of What It Is to Be a Pig, Jes Harfeld

  • Keywords: philosophy; animal welfare; ethology; sociobiology; animal ethics

Vol 19, No 2

Companions at a Distance: Technoscience, Blood, and the Horseshoe Crab, Priska Gisler; Mike Michael

  • Keywords: companion species; human-nonhuman animal relations; horseshoe crab; limulus test

In Favor of Tipping the Balance: Animal Rights Activists in Defense of Residential Picketing, Justin R. Goodman; Clinton R. Sanders

  • Keywords: animal rights movement; justifications; tactics; direct action; social movements

“What Pushed Me over the Edge Was a Deer Hunter”: Being Vegan in North America, Christopher A. Hirschler

  • Keywords: health and well-being; vegetarian; stigma; education; violence; nutrition; vegan; critical methods

Theoretical Concepts from Self Psychology Applied to Animal Hoarding, Sue-Ellen Brown

  • Keywords: animal hoarding; selfobject; self psychology; human-animal bond

Vol 19, No 3

Global Climate Change and the Industrial Animal Agriculture Link: The Construction of Risk, Elizabeth Bristow

  • Keywords: Livestock’s Long Shadow report; industrial animal agriculture; global climate change; risk society

Seventh Graders’ Direct Experience with, and Feelings toward, Amphibians and Some Other Nonhuman Animals, Iztok Tomažič

  • Keywords: emotions; direct experience; attitude; amphibians; education

Cremation Services upon the Death of a Companion Animal: Views of Service Providers and Service Users, Anna Chur-Hansen

  • Keywords: human-animal bond; companion animal; grief

Interest Groups and Pro-Animal Rights Legislation Brenda J. Lutz; James M. Lutz

  • Keywords: legislation; interest groups; political culture; animal rights

The Principles of Animal Advocacy in Islam: Four Integrated Ecognitions, Nadeem Haque; Al-Hafiz Basheer Ahmad Masri

  • Keywords: Equigenic Principle; ecognition; dīn; rū; nafs; khilāfah; Qurān; āad; taqwā; Islam

Strong Claims, Feeble Evidence: A Rejoinder to Falk et al. (2010), Lori Marino; Scott O. Lilienfeld; Randy Malamud; Nathan Nobis; Ron Broglio

  • Keywords: attitudes; Association of Zoos and Aquariums; AZA; methodology; zoo; education; validity; aquarium

Furries and the Limits of Species Identity Disorder: A Response to Gerbasi et al., Fiona Probyn-Rapsey

  • Keywords: gender identity disorder; furry; species identity disorder; gender; sexuality

Why so FURious? Rebuttal of Dr. Fiona Probyn-Rapsey’s Response to Gerbasi et al.’s Furries from A to Z (Anthropomorphism to Zoomorphism)” Kathleen C. Gerbasi; Laura L. Scaletta; C. Nuka Plante; Penny L. Bernstein

  • Keywords: zoomorphism; identity; anthropomorphism; Furry

Sexing the Rotifer: Reading Nonhuman Animals’ Sex and Reproduction in 19th-Century Biology, K. Smilla Ebeling

  • Keywords: dioecism; thinking with nonhuman animals; rotifers; parthenogenesis; gender and sexuality politics; all-female species; knowledge production in biology

Sexual Difference, Gender, and (Microscopic) Animals: A Commentary on Ebeling’s “Sexing the Rotifer,” Cecilia Åsberg

  • Keywords: Human-Animal Studies; feminist theory; science studies; Rotifera; otherness

Vol 19, No 4

Human and Nonhuman Animals, Mutually at Risk: A Study of the Swiss Information Media, Claudine Burton-Jeangros; Annik Dubied Losa

  • Keywords: undesirable animals; nonhuman animal representations; information media; risk; victim animals

Protecting Animals versus the Pursuit of Knowledge: The Evolution of the British Animal Research Policy Process, Dan Lyons

  • Keywords: animal research; policy community; Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986; policy networks; implementation

The Use of Animals in New Zealand: Regulation and Practice, Michael C. Morris

  • Keywords: Five Freedoms; New Zealand; policy; factory farming

Law and the Question of the (Nonhuman) Animal Yoriko Otomo

  • Keywords: animal welfare law; Derrida; Japan

The Philosophy behind the Movement: Animal Studies versus Animal Rights, Elisa Aaltola

  • Keywords: animal ethics; activism; animal rights movement; animal studies; animal rights

How the Politics of Inclusion/Exclusion and the Neuroscience of Dehumanization/Rehumanization Can Contribute to Animal Activists’ Strategies: Bestia Sacer II, Robin Mackenzie

  • Keywords: cognitive and affective neuroscience; nonhuman animals; Bestia Sacer; Esposito; Agamben; biopolitics; dehumanization and rehumanization; anthropological machine

Vol 20, No 1

Reconstructing Dead Nonhuman Animals: Motivations for Becoming a Taxidermist, Stephen L. Eliason

  • Keywords: hunting; wildlife; motivations; fishing; taxidermists; Montana

The Relationship between Empathy and Personality in Undergraduate Students’ Attitudes toward Nonhuman Animals, Ann C. Eckardt Erlanger; Sergei V. Tsytsarev

  • Keywords: ATTAS; IPIP; empathy; attitudes toward animals

Dairy Cows: Workers in the Shadows? Jocelyne Porcher; Tiphaine Schmitt

  • Keywords: animal husbandry; animal welfare; sociology and psychology of work; milk production; livestock animals; dairy

Practical Work at School Reduces Disgust and Fear of Unpopular Animals, Christoph Randler; Eberhard Hummel; Pavol Prokop

  • Keywords: children; disgust;  fear; practical work

Communication as a Solution to Conflict: Fundamental Similarities in Divergent Methods of Horse Training, Nikki Savvides

  • Keywords: conflict; natural horsemanship; hyperflexion; communication; dressage; partnership; horses

From Blubber and Baleen to Buddha of the Deep: The Rise of the Metaphysical Whale, Frank Zelko

  • Keywords: whales; anthropomorphism; anti-whaling movement; Greenpeace; environmentalism

Vol 20, No 2

Contesting Horses: Borders and Shifting Social Meanings in Veterinary Medical Education Jenny R. Vermilya

  • Keywords: equine; borders; veterinary students; boundaries; human-animal relationships

Life, Transferable: Questioning the Commodity-Based Approach to Transplantation Ethics David B. Dillard-Wright

  • Keywords: bioethics; xenotransplantation; black market; organs; transplantation; donation; animal experimentation

Vivisection as War: The “Moral Diseases” of Animal Experimentation and Slavery in British Victorian Quaker Pacifist Ethics Hayley Rose Glaholt

  • Keywords: slavery; Quakerism; pacifism; hierarchy; virtue ethics; vivisection

Animal Cultures, Subjectivity, and Knowledge: Symmetrical Reflections beyond the Great Divide Richie Nimmo

  • Keywords: primatology; symmetry; subjectivity; sociology; knowledge; culture; reflexivity

Vol 20, No 3

Effect of Human Body Position on the Swimming Behavior of Bull Sharks, Carcharhinus leucas, Erich Ritter; Raid Amin

  • Keywords: bull shark; human activity; fear; shark-human interaction; shark attack

Give a Dog a Bad Name and Hang Him: Evaluating Big, Black Dog Syndrome, Lucinda Woodward; Jennifer Milliken; Sonya Humy

  • Keywords: canines; personality; black dog syndrome; interpersonal circumplex

Situated Activities in a Dog Park: Identity and Conflict in Human-Animal Space, Patrick Jackson

  • Keywords: ethnography; animals and society; role distance; dog parks; situated activity system; animals; observation; conflict

Jumping to Conclusions? Media Coverage of Jumps Racing Debates in Australia, Daniel Montoya; Phil McManus; Glenn Albrecht

  • Keywords: thoroughbred; jumps racing; steeplechasing; animal ethics; media; hurdling

From Harrods to Africa: The Travels of a Lion Called Christian, Jopi Nyman

  • Keywords: hybridity; John Rendall; postcolonialism; Anthony Bourke; animal spaces; A Lion Called Christian; lions

Belief in Animal Mind: Does Familiarity with Animals Influence Beliefs about Animal Emotions?, Paul Morris; Sarah Knight; Sarah Lesley

  •  Keywords: primary and secondary emotions; belief in animal mind; anthropomorphism

Vol 20, No 4

Who Feels Sympathy for Roosters Used in Cockfighting? Examining the Influence of Feelings, Belief in Animal Mind, Personality, and Empathy-Related Traits, Sherman A. Lee; Linsey Quarles

  • Keywords: empathy; cockfighting; belief in animal mind; personality; sympathy

Residents’ and Tourists’ Knowledge of Sea Lions in the Galápago,s Rosanne Lorden; Richard Sambrook; Robert W. Mitchell

  • Keywords: ecotourism; nature tourism; tourists; knowledge; sea lions; Galápagos; residents

Equine-Facilitated Psychotherapy: The Gap between Practice and Knowledge, Keren Bachi

  • Keywords: Equine-Facilitated Psychotherapy (EFP); Animal-Assisted Therapy (AAT); Equine-Assisted Activities (EAA); human-horse relations

Attitudes on Animal Research Predict Acceptance of Genetic Modification Technologies by University Undergraduates, Kara I. Gabriel; Brook H. Rutledge; Cynthia L. Barkley

  • Keywords: genetic modification; attitudes; animal research

On Wild Animals, Hubris, and Redemption, Susan Nance

  • Keywords: exotic animals; wild animals; pet keeping; circus; captivity

Vol 21, No 1

Cat Person, Dog Person, Gay, or Heterosexual: The Effect of Labels on a Man’s Perceived Masculinity, Femininity, and Likability, Robert W. Mitchell; Alan L. Ellis

  • Keywords: likability; masculinity; stereotyping; labeling; dog person;  cat person; gender-related attributions; femininity

Provincial Life with Animals, Josephine Donovan

  • Keywords: premodern era; local-color literature; domestic animals; peasants; provincial life

Culture, Reform Politics, and Future Directions: A Review of China’s Animal Protection Challenge, Peter J. Li; Gareth Davey

  • Keywords: economic development; China; animal welfare

“Support Your Local Invasive Species”: Animal Protection Rhetoric and Nonnative Species, Mona Seymour

  • Keywords: advocacy; wildlife management; exotic species; claims-making; monk parakeet

Notes for a Metamorphosis, Enrico R. A. Giannetto

  • Keywords: philosophy; Christianity; history of cultures; antispeciesism

And Say the Cat Responded? Getting Closer to the Feline Gaze,  Kara White

  • Keywords: subjectivities; multispecies ethnography; cats; animal shelters

Vol 21, No 2

The Archaeology of Becoming the Human Animal, Erica Gittins

  • Keywords: interaction; origin; Deleuze and Guatarri; Magdalenian; economy; Haraway; Upper Palaeolithic; Pincevent; prehistory; evolution; food sharing; Derrida

The Significance of Others: A Prehistory of Rhythm and Interspecies Participation, Marcus Brittain; Nick Overton

  • Keywords: zooarchaeology; Mesolithic; rhythm; cohabitation; intra-action; Bronze Age

The Birth of the Herd, Dimitrij Mlekuž

  • Keywords: power; archaeology; herds; domestication; politics; material culture; caves

Human-Animal Meeting Points: Use of Space in the Household Arena in Past Societies, Kristin Armstrong Oma

  • Keywords: habitus; Early Iron Age Sicily; Late Bronze Age Scandinavia; architecture; practice theory; human-animal relationships

Inked: Human-Horse Apprenticeship, Tattoos, and Time in the Pazyryk World, Gala Argent

  • Keywords: apprenticeship; human-animal relationships; tattoos; animal agency; riding horses; Pazyryk; meaning; social knowledge; animals in archaeology; Iron Age; identity

Jumping to Conclusions: Bull-Leaping in Minoan Crete Andrew Shapland

  • Keywords: Minoan; Bronze Age; bull-leaping; cattle; Crete; animal practice

Chronospecificities: Period-Specific Ideas About Animals in Viking Age Scandinavian Culture, Bo Jensen

  • Keywords: anthropomorphism; Viking Age; snakes; mythology; art; representation

Vol 21, No 3

Bullies, Victims, and Animal Abusers: Do They Exhibit Similar Behavioral Difficulties?, Cheryl E. Sanders; Bill C. Henry; Christine N. Giuliani; Lisa N. Dimmer

  • Keywords: bullying; animal abuse; animal cruelty; behavior problems

Redesigning the Donation Box: The Effect of Animal Banks on Donations for Animal Welfare, Nicolas Guéguen

  • Keywords: fundraising; altruism; animal welfare organizations

A Companion Animal in a Work Simulation: The Roles of Task Difficulty and Prior Companion-Animal Guardianship in State Anxiety, Anna Stewart; Oriel Strickland

  • Keywords: task difficulty; companion animal; stress; dogs; anxiety

“Buddhist Compassion” and “Animal Abuse” in Thailand’s Tiger Temple, Erik Cohen

  • Keywords: Tiger Temple; animal shows; tigers; animal abuse; human-animal engagement; ethical treatment of animals

Animal-Assisted Interventions and Psychiatric Disorders: Knowledge and Attitudes among General Practitioners, Psychiatrists, and Psychologists, Bente Berget; Sverre Grepperud; Olaf G. Aasland; Bjarne O. Braastad

  • Keywords: animal-assisted interventions; farm animals; therapists; psychiatric patients; attitudes; companion animals

Regarding Rocky: A Theoretical and Ethnographic Exploration of Interspecies Intersubjectivity, Robert L. Young

  • Keywords: interspecies; cats; Alfred Schutz; intersubjectivity

Vol 21, No 4

Changes in Animal Welfare Views in New Zealand: Responding to Global Change, Alison Loveridge

  • Keywords: animal welfare; perception surveys; New Zealand; farm animals; social change

The Relevance of Age and Gender for Public Attitudes to Brown Bears (Ursus arctos), Black Bears (Ursus americanus), and Cougars (Puma concolor) in Kamloops, British Columbia, Michael O’Neal Campbell

  • Keywords:  age; brown bear; gender; black bear; cougar; bears

“I Didn’t Feel Right About Animal Dissection”: Dissection Objectors Share Their Science Class Experiences, Jan Oakley

  • Keywords: objection to dissection; students; dissection alternatives; animal dissection; science/biology class

Resonance of Moral Shocks in Abolitionist Animal Rights Advocacy: Overcoming Contextual Constraints Corey Lee Wrenn

  • Keywords: identity; animal rights; frames; abolition; emotion; social movements; moral shocks

A Different Cut? Comparing Attitudes toward Animals and Propensity for Aggression within Two Primary Industry Cohorts—Farmers and Meatworkers,  Emma Richards; Tania Signal; Nik Taylor

  • Keywords: aggression;  meat; attitudes to animals; AAS

Vol 21, No. 5

Religious Slaughter: Promoting a Dialogue about the Welfare of Animals at Time of Killing, Mara Miele

  • Keywords: religion; animal slaughter; animal welfare

Knowledge and Attitudes of European Kosher Consumers as Revealed through Focus Groups, Florence Bergeaud-Blackler; Ari Z. Zivotofsky and Mara Miele

  • Keywords: kosher; Judaism; slaughter; meat; consumer attitudes; religion

Acceptability of Electrical Stunning and Post-Cut Stunning Among Muslim Communities: A Possible Dialogue, Germana Salamano; Antonio Cuccurese; Antonio Poeta; Enrico Santella; Paola Sechi; Valentina Cambiotti and Beniamino T. Cenci-Goga

  • Keywords: Islam; Muslims; animal slaughter; religion

Religious Slaughter: Data from Surveys and Spot-Check Visits in Italy and Animal Welfare Issues, Beniamino T. Cenci-Goga; Paola Sechi; Antonio Cuccurese; Antonio Poeta; Giuseppe De Angelis; Paolo Marini; Carlo Mattiacci; Roberto Rossi; Roberto Pezzato; Germana Salamano and Pasqualino Santori

  • Keywords: religion; animal slaughter; Italy; animal welfare

Critical Theory and the “Animal Question” Marco Maurizi

  • Keywords; critical animal studies; critical theory


Volume 21, No. 6

State Legislators’ Roll-Call Votes on Farm Animal Protection Bills: The Agricultural Connection, Steven Tauber

  • Keywords: farm animal welfare; state legislatures; animal activism; agriculture

Horse Play in the Canadian West: The Emergence of the Calgary Stampede as Contested Terrain, Brittany Gerber and Kevin Young

  • Keywords: animal rights; animal sports; Calgary Stampede; media coverage; horses

The Dog Fancy at War: Breeds, Breeding, and Britishness, 1914-1918, Philip Howell

  • Keywords: dog food; nationalism; dog breeding; Britishness; dog shows; World War I; animals in history; dogs

Potential Benefits of Canine Companionship for Military Veterans with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Stephen L. Stern; D. Allen Donahue; Sybil Allison; John P. Hatch; Cynthia L. Lancaster; Trisha A. Benson; Allegro L. Johnson; Matthew D. Jeffreys; Denise Pride; Carlos Moreno and Alan L. Peterson

  • Keywords: anxiety; veteran; canine companionship; nonhuman animal; posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Differences in Evaluation of a Dog’s Temperament by Individual Members of the Same Household, Tomáš Jakuba; Zuzana Polcová; Denisa Fedáková; Jana Kottferová; Jana Mareková; Magdaléna Fejsáková; Olga Ondrašovičová and Miloslav Ondrašovič

  • Keywords: dogs; questionnaire; household; family; temperament

Fact and Fiction: Reinterpreting Animals in a National Museum, Denise Pakeman Answering Animals: Neil Abramson’s Unsaid, Sally Borrell Creating the Human-Animal Divide in the Middle Ages, Jeremy Withers

Volume 22, No. 1

Guest Editors’ Introduction, Traci Warkentin and Gavan P.L. Watson Catching the Rat: Understanding Multiple and Contradictory Human-Rat Relations as Situated Practices, Koen Beumer

  • Keywords: laboratory animals; animal geography; enactment; situated practice; human-rat relations; companion animals

Encounters on the Frontier: Banteng in Australia’s Northern Territory, Vanessa deKoninck

  • Keywords: Aboriginal people; feral animals; national parks; conservation; landscape anthropology; joint management; safari hunting; Australia

Entanglements—Intimacy and Nonhuman Ethics, Hugo Reinert

  • Keywords: biopolitics; liminality; semi-domesticity; pastoralism; nonhuman ethics; reindeer

Between “Wild” and “Tame”: Placing Encounters with Sirocco the Kakapo Parrot in Aotearoa/New Zealand, Charlotte N. L. Chambers and Michelle E. Main

  • Keywords: boundary-making; place-making; tame; Kakapo; conservation; wild; parrots; New Zealand

How Wild Do We Want It? “Wiley” Coyote Versus Fluffy, Arlene Plevin

  • Keywords: animal/human relationships; human well-being; nature; cats; nonurban space; coyotes; domestic space; companion animals; urban space; culture

Crossing an Almost Unimaginable Border, Karla Armbruster

Volume 22, No. 2

Legitimacy Concerns in Animal Advocacy Organizations during the Michael Vick Dogfighting Scandal, Solange E. Badano; Steven J. Burgermeister; Sidney Henne; Sean T. Murphy and Benjamin M. Cole

  • Keywords: animal advocacy organizations; critical events; Michael Vick; dogfighting; legitimacy

Herds and Hierarchies: Class, Nature, and the Social Construction of Horses in Equestrian Culture, Kendra Coulter

  • Keywords: social construction of horses; nature/labor; animal work; equestrian culture; animals and class

The Trouble with Insect Cyborgs, Adam Dodd

  • Keywords: US military; robotics; insects; darpa; biomimetics; cyborgs

What Good Is a Bear to Society?, Lauren Harding

  • Keywords: anthropomorphism; tourism; bears; Canada; conservation; national parks; animals

Non-Human Animal Abuse and Wildlife Trade: Harm in the Fur and Falcon Trades, Tanya Wyatt

  • Keywords: green criminology; wildlife trade; animal rights; non-human animal abuse; illegal wildlife trade

The True Rescuers: Big Miracle, Dolphin Tale, and Buck, Pete Porter

Volume 22, No. 3

Dog at My Feet: A Moment of Identity Construction within Dissertation Acknowledgements, Ruth Billany

  • Keywords: dissertation acknowledgements; identity; human-animal relationship; gratitude statements

Interaction with a Therapy Dog Enhances the Effects of Social Story Method in Autistic Children, Andreea A. Grigore and Alina S. Rusu

  • Keywords: human-animal interaction; animal-assisted activity; asd children; Social Story method; autism

Learning to Be Affected: Subjectivity, Sense, and Sensibility in Animal Rights Activism, Niklas Hansson and Kerstin Jacobsson

  • Keywords: body; disgust; embodied; animal rights activism; sensibility; subjectivity; affect

Hunting the Exotic: Practices, Discourses, and Narratives of Hunting in New Zealand, Arianne Carvalhedo Reis

  • Keywords: speciesism; exotic; postcolonialism; hunting; New Zealand

Not Coming to Terms: Nonhuman Animals and the Edge of Theory, Juliane Prade

  • Keywords: continental philosophy; anthropocentrism; animal studies

Animals as Ourselves, as Others, as Themselves, Robert William Mitchell

Volume 22, No. 4

Cooling Out the Mark in Companion Animal Adoption, Carol Y. Thompson and Robert L. Young

  • Keywords: accounts; adoption; cooling out; companion animal; conflict resolution; Goffman; dog; human-animal studies; cat; rescue

Tools of the Trade or Part of the Family? Horses in Competitive Equestrian Sport, Katherine Dashper

  • Keywords: equestrian sport; horse-human relationships; commercialization; professionalism

Orientations to Nonhuman Animal Welfare: A View from the Border, Catherine A. Faver and Jacqueline D. Muñoz

  • Keywords: animal welfare attitudes; animal welfare orientations; treatment of animals; social workers; uses of animals; Latinos

Longitudinal Study of Dutch Children’s Attachment to Companion Animals, Nienke Endenburg; Hein A. van Lith and Jolle Kirpensteijn

  • Keywords: children; questionnaire; longitudinal study; attachment; companion animals; Netherlands

Animals and Attachment Theory, Ben Rockett and Sam Carr

  • Keywords: human-animal bonds; attachment; relationships

Christian Ethics and Contemporary Treatment of Nonhuman Animals, Lisa Kemmerer

Vol 22, No. 5

Constructing the Biotech Nonhuman Animal: Instrumentalism and Ambivalence, Sari Ung-Lanki

  • Keywords: discourse analysis; ambivalence; biotechnology; nonhuman animals; Nature Biotechnology; human-animal relationship

An Examination of the Possible Benefits for Well-Being Arising from the Social Interactions that Occur while Dog Walking, Nikolina M. Duvall Antonacopoulos and Timothy A. Pychyl

  • Keywords: loneliness; social interactions; dog walking; friendships; stress

On the Relationship between Birds and Spirits of the Dead, Christopher M. Moreman

  • Keywords: religion; Jungian; psychopomp; cross-cultural; afterlife; rebirth; archetypes; symbolism; Jung; death; folklore; spirits; birds

Animal Publics: Accounting for Heterogeneity in Political Life, Gwendolyn Blue and Melanie Rock

  • Keywords: publics; heterogeneity; political assemblages; multispecies relations

The Problem of Anthropomorphous Animals: Toward a Posthumanist Ethics, Nina Varsava

  • Keywords: human/animal binary; posthumanism; animal ethics; anthropocentrism; critical animal studies; anthropomorphism; great apes; language

An Intercultural Understanding of How We Imagine Nonhuman Animal Others, Barbara Beierl

Vol 22, No. 6

Princely Companion or Object of Offense? The Dog’s Ambiguous Status in Islam, Jenny Berglund

  • Keywords: dogs; politics; Sufism; Quran; interpretation; literature; Islam

Nostalgia, the Fleeting, and the Rare in Chilean Relationships to Nature and Nonhuman Species, Meredith Root-Bernstein

  • Keywords: urban; conservation; mediterranean; Chile; nostalgia; rural; nature

Attitudes of Australian and Turkish Students of Veterinary Medicine toward Nonhuman Animals and Their Careers, Serdar Izmirli; Ali Yigit and Clive Julian Christie Phillips

  • Keywords: Turkey; attitudes; Australia; veterinary education; animal welfare

An Exploratory Study of Animal Cruelty Prosecution in New York, Andrea Kordzek

  • Keywords: animal cruelty; prosecutorial decision-making; prosecutor

Addressing Nonhuman Animal Abuse in Context, Mary Lou Randour

Vol 23, No 1 (2015)

Aggression and Hunting Attitudes, Marc Stewart Wilson and Emma Peden

  • Keywords: sport hunting – aggression – sex differences – statistical moderation

On the Fringe: The Positions of Dogs in Finnish Dog Training Culture, Leena Koski and Pia Bäcklund

  • Keywords: human-dog interaction – companion animals – canine sociology

The Political Landscape Surrounding Anti-Cruelty Legislation in Canada,  Antonio Robert Verbora

  • Keywords: green criminology – anti-cruelty legislation – Canadian Criminal Code – animal welfare – speciesism – animal rights

Nonhuman Animal Cruelty, Bullying, and Behavioral Difficulties among Women, Cheryl E. Sanders and Bill C. Henry

  • Keywords: bullying – animal abuse – animal cruelty – behavioral difficulties – females

Journeys Together: Horses and Humans in Partnership, Lynda Birke and Jo Hockenhull

  • Keywords: human-animal relationship – horses – qualitative methodology – mutuality

Vol 23, No. 2

Protecting the Self ,  Nicole Owens

  • Keywords: veterinarians – animals – protecting the self – professional-client interaction – emotion labor – trust – impression management

“I am a Vegetarian” ,  Kenneth Joel Shapiro

  • Keywords: contemporary military personnel – deployment – dog adoptions – psychological needs of combat soldiers – resilience – nurturance – normalcy – recognition – esteem and control

“I Promise to Protect Dumb Creatures” ,  Anna Feuerstein

  • Keywords: RSPCA – pastoral power – animal protection – subjectivity – Christianity – Victorian society


Public Knowledge and Perception of Toads and Frogs in Three Areas of Subtropical Southeast China , Juliana Nates Jimenez and Petra Lindemann-Matthies

  • Keywords: public knowledge – knowledge – environmental knowledge – perception – environmental perception – toads – frogs – Southeast China

Vol 23, No. 3

Academic “Dirty Work” ,  Rhoda Wilkie

  • Keywords: creative marginality – dirty work – intraprofessional status – critical animal studies

“An Extension of Me” ,  Carol M. Corkran

  • Keywords: human-animal bond – hunting – hunting dogs – interspecies communication – working animals

Conceptions of Equine Welfare in Finnish Horse Magazines ,  Nora Schuurman

  • Keywords: anthropomorphism – equine welfare – human-animal relations – hybrid – nature

Adolescents Care but Don’t Feel Responsible for Farm Animal Welfare , Jen Jamieson; Michael J. Reiss; David Allen; Lucy Asher; Matthew O. Parker; Christopher M. Wathes and Siobhan M. Abeyesinghe

  • Keywords: adolescents – attitudes – behavioral intention – beliefs – farm animal welfare – knowledge – theory of planned behavior

Considering Companion Animals , Dawna Komorosky; Dianne Rush Woods and Kristine Empie

  • Keywords: family violence – animal cruelty – shelters – companion animals – community

Vol 23, No. 4

Reaching Down and Finding Humanity, Myra F. Taylor; Julie Ann Pooley and Mary Edwards

  • Keywords: contemporary military personnel – deployment – dog adoptions – psychological needs of combat soldiers – resilience – nurturance – normalcy – recognition – esteem and control

The Economics of the Right to Keep a Dog , Yung Yau and Shuk Man Chiu

  • Keywords: companion animals – externalities – hedonic price model – revealed preferences – right to keep dogs

Farm Animal Welfare and Children , Nelly Lakestani; Virginio Aguirre and Agustin Orihuela

  • Keywords: animal welfare – attitudes – children – education – evaluation – farm animals

Important Cows and Possum Pests ,  Jan Dutkiewicz

  • Keywords: New Zealand – biodiversity – biopolitics – necropolitics – invasive species – introduced species – livestock

Surveillance and/of Nature , Kevin D. Haggerty and Daniel Trottier

  • Keywords: biomimetics – nature – scientific representations – surveillance

Vol 23, No. 5

The “Pet Effect” , Evangeline A. Wheeler and Margaret E. Faulkner

  • Keywords: companion animal – socio-evaluative stress – trait anxiety – TSST

What Makes a Crime? , Kenneth Wagner; Stephen Owen and Tod W. Burke

  • Keywords: animal abuse – animal cruelty – animal neglect – public opinion – crime seriousness

“There Is No Wild” ,  Jessica Bell

  • Keywords: circus – elephant – captivity – discourse – conservation

Voices from Behind Prison Walls , Carol A. Minton; Pamela R. Perez and Kevin Miller

  • Keywords: inmate-animal interaction – animal therapy – inmates – prison dog programs

Fighting Nature: An Analysis and Critique of Breed-Specific Flourishing Arguments for Dog Fights ,  Ian Werkheiser

  • Keywords: dog fighting – flourishing – animal welfare – animal ethics – breed-specific legislation

Vol 23, No. 6

Your Dog is Your Teacher: Contemporary Dog Training Beyond Radical Behaviorism ,  Michał Piotr Pręgowski

  • Keywords: dog training – behaviorism – dog-human relationship – progressive training – mutual benefits

An Exploration of an Equine-Facilitated Learning Intervention with Young Offenders , Ann Hemingway; Rosie Meek and Caroline Ellis Hill

  • Keywords: equine-facilitated learning – natural horsemanship – young offenders – animal assisted intervention – human-animal bond

Companion Animals in Thailand , Samia R. Toukhsati; Clive J.C. Phillips; Anthony L. Podberscek

  • Keywords: human-animal interaction – attitude – culture – responsible companion animal caregiving – sterilize – neuter – spay – desex

The Slaughterhouse, Social Disorganization, and Violent Crime in Rural Communities ,  Jessica Racine Jacques

  • Keywords: slaughterhouse, social disorganization, crime, criminology, rural sociology, industrial agriculture

I and Animal Thou ,  Reingard Spannring

  • Keywords: animals – human-animal relationships – education – learning – Martin Buber




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