Animals in Schools: Processes and Strategies in Human-Animal Education

Animals in Schools: Processes and Strategies in Human-Animal Education

by Helena Pederson


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781557535238
Publisher: Purdue University Press
Publication date: 12/15/2009
Pages: 146
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Helena Pedersen, who holds a Ph.D. in education, is a researcher in the School of Education at Malmo University. Recent and forthcoming works appear in the volumes Social Justice, Peace, and Environmental Education: Transformative Standards (Routledge, 2009); Zootopian Visions of Animal Encounter: Farewell to Noah (Lexington Books, 2010); Global Harms: Ecological Crime and Speciesism (Nova Science Publishers, 2008); and Values and Democracy in Education for Sustainable Development (Liber, 2008). Helena Pedersen received the American Sociological Association's Award for Distinguished Graduate Student Scholarship (the Animals and Society Section) in 2006.

Table of Contents

Acknowledegement vii

Critical animal studies and education research: A background 1

Part 1 The Emergence of Educational "Animal Stories" 17

1 Conceptualizing animals 21

2 Becoming a "professional" animal cracker: Emoyion management and other forms of socialization 33

3 Education for action and the teacher role 45

Part 2 Education, animals and visual power arrangements 57

4 Education, animals, and Visual power arrangements 61

5 "The fantastic world of the lion king." Animals and commodifications processes 83

6 Killing animals: Struggles for legitimacy 99

Part 3 Processes and strategies in Human-Animal Education 117

References 125

Index 139

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