Animals and Sociology

Animals and Sociology

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Animals and Sociology challenges traditional assumptions about the nature of sociology. Sociology often centres on humans; however, other animals are everywhere in society. Kay Peggs explores the significant contribution that sociology can make to our understanding of human relations with other animals.
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  • Paperback | 177 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 12.7mm | 248g
  • Basingstoke, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2012 ed.
  • VIII, 177 p.
  • 0230292585
  • 9780230292581
  • 512,065

Table of contents

Series Editors' Foreword Sociology and Animals- Beginnings Animals and Biology as Destiny Animals, Social Inequalities andOppression Animals,Crime andAbuse Town and Country: Animals, Space and Place Consumption of the Animal Animals, Leisure and Culture Animal Experiments and Animal Rights Conclusion: Sociology for Other Animals References Index
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About Kay Peggs

KAY PEGGS Principal Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Portsmouth, UK. Her current published work centres on animals in society. She has previously published on women and ageing, gender and health, and couple relationships. She is co-author with Richard Lampard of Identity and Repartnering after Separation which was published by Palgrave in 2007.
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