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Animals and Modern Cultures : A Sociology of Human-Animal Relations in Modernity - Alex Franklin

Animals and Modern Cultures

A Sociology of Human-Animal Relations in Modernity

Paperback Published: 1st March 1999
ISBN: 9780761956235
Number Of Pages: 213

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The dramatic transformation of relationships between humans and animals in the 20th century are investigated in this fascinating and accessible book. At the beginning of this century these relationships were dominated by human needs and interests, modernization was a project which was attached to the goal of progress and animals were merely resources to be used on the path towards human fulfilment. As the century comes to an end these relationships are increasingly being subjected to criticism. We are now urged to be more sensitive and compassionate to animal needs and interests.

This book focuses on social change and animals, it is concerned with how humans relate to animals and how this has changed and why. Moreover, it highlights

Introduction`Good To Think with': Theories of Human-Animal Relations in ModernityFrom Modernity to PostmodernityThe Zoological GazePets and Modern CulturesNaturalizing Sports Hunting and Angling in ModernityAnimals and the Agricultural Industry From Farming to Animal Protein ProductionAnimal FoodwaysAnimal Rites

ISBN: 9780761956235
ISBN-10: 0761956239
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 213
Published: 1st March 1999
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.22 x 15.82  x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.35

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