Human-Animal Studies

Series Editor: Kenneth Shapiro, Animals & Society Institute

Series Type: 
Series
ISSN: 
1573-4226
Imprint: 

By John Knight,

This book is a detailed study of monkey parks in Japan. It describes how the parks manage free-ranging macaque troops for touristic display and examines the various problems that arise, as well as proposals for park reform.
Series: 
Volume: 
10
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004187931
E-ISBN: 
9789004203242
Publication date: 
May 2011
€146,00
$175.00

By Carol Freeman

This book analyses 80 illustrations of the extinct Tasmanian ‘tiger’, paying attention to the messages they convey and the species’ history. It offers new understandings of human-animal relations and tells a chilling story of how misleading representations can be.
Series: 
Volume: 
9
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004181656
E-ISBN: 
9789004186729
Publication date: 
August 2010
€98,00
$130.00

Edited by Sarah E. McFarland and Ryan Hediger

This collection examines the question of nonhuman animal agency by shifting emphasis from the human perspective toward that of other animals, exploring modes of animal resistance to human behaviors, and considering the ways the presence of animals refracts human notions like agency and species.
Series: 
Volume: 
8
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004175808
E-ISBN: 
9789047429241
Publication date: 
June 2009
€127,00
$153.00

by Terry Caesar

Speaking of Animals is a series of personal essays about such subjects as dogs in Brazil , big game in Kenya, novels about lost dogs and movies about grizzly bears. What difference does it make that none of these animals can speak?
Series: 
Volume: 
7
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004174061
E-ISBN: 
9789047427520
Publication date: 
March 2009
€104,00
$124.00

Edited by Tom Tyler and Manuela Rossini

In a series of encounters between leading practitioners in the field of Animal Studies, this collection of essays explores the contradictory and revealing ways in which humans and other animals meet, interact, and experience one another.
Series: 
Volume: 
6
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004168671
E-ISBN: 
9789047442585
Publication date: 
January 2009
€104,00
$124.00

Edited by Lance van Sittert and Sandra Swart

The role of the dog in human society is the connecting thread that binds the essays in Canis Africanis, each revealing a different part of the complex social history of southern Africa. The essays range widely from concerns over disease, bestiality, and social degradation through gambling on dogs...
Series: 
Volume: 
5
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004154193
E-ISBN: 
9789047422808
Publication date: 
November 2007
€62,40
$74.40
€104,00
$124.00

Edited by Laurence Simmons and Philip Armstrong

Drawing on a range of perspectives -philosophy, literary criticism, art history and cultural studies-the essays collected here explore unconventional ways of knowing animals, offering new insights into apparently familiar relationships between humans and other living beings.
Series: 
Volume: 
4
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004157736
E-ISBN: 
9789047419501
Publication date: 
March 2007
€64,80
$78.60
€108,00
$131.00

Lisa Kemmerer

This volume builds on the emerging dialogue between animal rights, environmental ethics, and religious studies. The author sheds new light on 'the sanctity of life', questions what it means to be human and challenges our assumed place in the universe.
Series: 
Volume: 
3
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004147256
Publication date: 
October 2006
€102,00
$122.00

Edited by Ann Herda-Rapp and Theresa L. Goedeke

This collection of qualitative case studies demonstrates how social groups create opposing symbolic meanings of Nature during conflict over wildlife issues. It highlights the untapped utility of constructionist approaches for understanding how different meanings can ultimately affect wildlife and...
Series: 
Volume: 
2
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004143661
Publication date: 
April 2005
€80,00
$98.00

Lyle Munro

Confronting Cruelty is a sociological study of the animal rights movement in the United States, England and Australia. Social movement theory is used to analyse animal cruelty and how and why activists seek to end it in their various campaigns.
Series: 
Volume: 
1
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004143111
Publication date: 
February 2005
€80,00
$98.00

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