218 pages, 2 colour illustrations, 3 tables
Including the work of 12 authors from institutions such as Colorado State University, Frostburg State University, Michigan State University, Salisbury University, Texas Woman's University, University of Birmingham, University of California; Irvine, University of California; Merced, and William Jessup University, Rocklin; California, the collection of essays explores the broad range of animals who share our planet and attempts to recognize our responsibility as humans to take their interests seriously.
Chapter 1: Ideology, Subjectivity and Mind in Animal Models and Human Infant Research Jessica Bell
Chapter 2: Institutionalizing Animal "Subject" Protection in Research Erin M. Evans
Chapter 3: Considering the Emotional Support Animal: The "Pharmaceuticalization" of Companion Animals Andrea Laurent-Simpson
Chapter 4: Human Supremacy, Post-Speciesist Ideology, and the Case for Anti-Colonialist Veganism Corey Wrenn
Chapter 5: Anthropocentrism and the Issues Facing Nonhuman Animals Andrew Woodhall
Chapter 6: Sea Otter Aesthetics in Popular Culture Richard Ravalli
Chapter 7: Media Representations of Animals in Urban Canada Linda Kalof, Cameron Thomas Whitley, & Jessica Bell
Chapter 8: Rationalizing Natural Horsemanship: Bridging the Interspecies (and Subcultural) Divide through the Language of Equus* Shawn McEntee
Chapter 9: "Something to See Here" Looking at Road-killing and Road-killed Animals Stephen Vrla
Chapter 10: Animals and the Law: Maintenance of the Status Quo Stuart M. Collis
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Editor Dr. Daniel Moorehead is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Frostburg State University. He was recently awarded the Dean's Merit Award for Professional Achievement in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Dr. Moorehead's course "Animals in Human Society" was nominated for the 2015 Award for Outstanding Course on Animals & Society "The Clifton Bryant Animals & Society Course Award." He earned his doctorate degree from West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV.