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(UN)STABLE RELATIONS: HORSES, HUMANS AND SOCIAL AGENCY

Birke Lynda

Oprawa:
TWARDA

Wydawca:
Taylor and Francis

Data premiery:
2017-12-14

ISBN:
9781138939356

577,50 PLN
Wysyłamy w 21 dni

Opis produktu

This original and insightful book explores how horses can be considered as social actors within shared interspecies networks. It examines what we know about how horses understand us and how we perceive them as well as the implications of actively recognising other animals as actors within shared social lives. This book explores how interspecies relationships work using a variety of examples to demonstrate how horses and people build social lives. Considering horses as social actors presents new possibilities for improving the quality of animal lives the human condition and humanhorse relations.Contents DedicationIntroductionPart One: Introducing HorseHuman RelationshipsChapter One: Equine cotravellersChapter Two: Animals as social actors: Relations action and agencyPart Two: Thinking Horses: How Humans Set the ContextChapter Three: Natural HorsesChapter Four: Symbolic HorsesChapter Five: Equestrian CulturesPart Three: Meeting Horses: Moving TogetherChapter Six: ChoreographiesChapter Seven: Moving with MotivePart Four: Acting on Equine AgencyChapter Eight: Agency MattersChapter Nine: Agency Action and Horses: Unstable Relations BibliographyLynda Birke is Visiting Professor in Biological Sciences at the University of Chester UK. From a background in natural sciences (specialising in ethology) she later focused more on interdisciplinary research in feminist studies and humananimal studies. But more importantly horses have shaped her life and it was inevitable that she would eventually figure out a way to do research that included them. Lynda has been involved with equines all her life from Pony Club through show jumping and threeday eventing as well as carriage driving. Her current jumping partners are two feisty mares Dalusha and Doretha and she lives with three equally feisty dogs and her partner in rural Shropshire.Kirrilly Thompson is an Associate Professor at Central Queensland Universitys Appleton Institute in Adelaide. She is a galloping cultural anthropologist interested in formalising Equestrian Social Science. Her research spans the risk perceptions and behaviours of equestrians including the potentialof human attachments to horsesto promotesafety and wellbeing. Kirrilly has been training teaching and competing in pony club showing and dressage since she was a teenager. She is the human of Angel dog Chelsea horse Lavazza horse and Mouse horse.

Data Publikacji: 2017-12-14
Wymiary: 234 mm 156 mm 294.84 gr

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