Animals in Person: Cultural Perspectives on Human-Animal Intimacies

Animals in Person: Cultural Perspectives on Human-Animal Intimacies

by John Knight (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781859737330
Publisher: Berg Publishers
Publication date: 10/14/2005
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

John Knight is Lecturer, Queen's University of Belfast

Table of Contents

Introduction * Care, Order and Usefulness: The Context of the Human-Animal Relationship in a Greek Island Community—Dimitrios Theodossopoulos * Person, Place or Pig: Animal Attachments and Human Transactions in New Guinea—Peter D. Dwyer and Monica Minnegal * Disciplined Affections: The Making of an English Pack of Foxhounds—Garry Marvin * On ‘Loving Your Water-Buffalo More Than Your Own Mother': Relationships of Animal and Human Care in Nepal—Ben Campbell * Loved to Death? Veterinary Visions of Pet-keeping in Modern Dutch Society—Joanna Swabe * From Trap to Lap: The Changing Sociogenic Identity of the Rat—Birgitta Edelman * The Unbearable Likeness of Being: Children, Teddy-bears and The Sooty Show—Candi Forrest, L. Goldman and M. Emmison * The Elephant-Mahout Relationship in India and Nepal: A Tourist Attraction—Lynette A. Hart * Loving Leviathan: The Discourse of Whale Watching in Australian Ecotourism—Adrian Peace * Enchanting Dolphins: An Analysis of Human-Dolphin Encounters—Véronique Servais * Feeding Mr Monkey: Cross-species Food ‘Exchange' in Japanese Monkey Parks—John Knight * Anthropomorphism or Egomorphism? The Perception of Non-human Persons by Human Ones—Kay Milton

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