Assessing the Human-Animal Bond: A Compendium of Actual Measures

Assessing the Human-Animal Bond: A Compendium of Actual Measures

by David C. Anderson
     
 

This book gathers, in one place, those measures presently used to study the human-companion animal bond. The measures chosen for inclusion are the most heavily used by researchers, as well as measures that appear to be innovative or relate to the different aspects of the human-companion animal relationship. The measures cover the human-animal bond principally by… See more details below

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This book gathers, in one place, those measures presently used to study the human-companion animal bond. The measures chosen for inclusion are the most heavily used by researchers, as well as measures that appear to be innovative or relate to the different aspects of the human-companion animal relationship. The measures cover the human-animal bond principally by attachment, but also by fear, abuse, or neglect.

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“This book gathers, in one place, those measures presently used to study the human-companion animal bond.  The measures chosen for inclusion are the most heavily used by researchers, as well as measured that appear to be innovative or relate to the different aspects of the human-companion animal relationship.  The measures cover the human-animal bond principally by attachment, but also by fear, abuse, or neglect.

David C. Anderson is the author of Humans & Other Species, which was purchased by the American Veterinary Medial Association.  Anderson, a retired librarian, continues to follow research in the field of human-animal studies and contributes a bibliographic column to the International Society for Anthrozoology.

Reviewed by Lisa Peacock, The Latham Letter

The Latham Letter
This book gathers, in one place, those measures presently used to study the human-companion animal bond. The measures chosen for inclusion are the most heavily used by researchers, as well as measured that appear to be innovative or relate to the different aspects of the human-companion animal relationship. The measures cover the human-animal bond principally by attachment, but also by fear, abuse, or neglect.
David C. Anderson is the author of Humans & Other Species, which was purchased by the American Veterinary Medial Association. Anderson, a retired librarian, continues to follow research in the field of human-animal studies and contributes a bibliographic column to the International Society for Anthrozoology.
—Lisa Peacock

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557534248
Publisher:
Purdue University Press
Publication date:
11/01/2006
Series:
New Directions in the Human-Animal Bond Series
Pages:
146
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.30(d)

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