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Sloth Is Out!

We are very pleased to announce that the current issue of Sloth, our online journal for undergraduate and early graduate students in Human-Animal Studies, is out! This issue features the following articles: “Editor’s Introduction” by Joel MacClellan...

Animals as Social Subjects: Toward Inclusive Social Interaction

by Sariyah Mohammed University of Manchester   Introduction If we wish to think about nonhuman animals as social subjects, there must be a shift in traditional sociological thinking. The equating of linguistic ability to the capacity for symbolic interaction has...

The Farm Myth: Fantasy Farms, Factory Farming

by Vita Sleigh Falmouth University “It is an indication of the extent to which people are now isolated from the animals they eat that children brought up on storybooks that lead them to think of a farm as a place …[of] …idyllic conditions might be able to live out...

Editor’s Introduction

Astute readers might have noticed that it has been a year since the publication of the last volume. Sloths have never been lauded for their speed, and this Sloth is no exception, but we trust that you’ll find this Winter 2019 volume to be worth the wait! We bring to...