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Regarding animals

Author: Arnold Arluke; Clinton Sanders
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1996.
Series: Animals, culture, and society.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
What is it about Western society, ask the authors, that makes it possible for people to express great affection for animals as sentient creatures and simultaneously turn a blind eye to the most callous behavior toward them? Animals are sold as expensive commodities, used as food and clothing, killed as vermin, and hunted for sport.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Arnold Arluke; Clinton Sanders
ISBN: 1566394406 9781566394406 1566394414 9781566394413 9781439903889 1439903883
OCLC Number: 33899903
Description: vii, 218 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. The human-animal tribe. The human point of view --
Learning from animals. pt. 2. Living with contradiction. Speaking for dogs --
The institutional self of shelter workers --
Systems of meaning in primate labs --
Boundary work in Nazi Germany --
The sociozoologic scale.
Series Title: Animals, culture, and society.
Responsibility: Arnold Arluke & Clinton R. Sanders.


Animals are sold as expensive commodities, used as food and clothing, and hunted for sport. This book combines sociological analysis with ethnographic description to give us insight into the history  Read more...


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