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Companion Animals in Everyday Life : Situating Human-animal Engagement Within Cultures (Hardcover)
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This book is an interdisciplinary collection shedding light on human-animal relationships and interactions around the world. The book offers a predominantly empirical look at social and cultural practices related to companion animals in Mexico, Poland, the Netherlands, Japan, China and Taiwan, Vietnam, USA, and Turkey among others. It focuses on how dogs, cats, rabbits and members of other species are perceived and treated in various cultures, highlighting commonalities and differences between them.
Genre: Social Science
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Street Date: September 15, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-31-3020