If You Tame Me: Understanding Our Connection With Animals (Animals Culture And Society 1)

If You Tame Me: Understanding Our Connection With Animals (Animals Culture And Society 1)

By: Leslie Irvine (author)Paperback

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Narrowing the gulf between humans and animals

About Author

Leslie Irvine is Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Colorado, Boulder, and the author of Codependent Forevermore: The Invention of Self in a Twelve Step Group. Marc Bekoff is Professor of Biology at the University of Colorado, Boulder; his most recent books are: Minding Animals: Awareness, Emotions, and Heart and (co-authored with Jane Goodall) The Ten Trusts: What We Must Do to Care for the Animals We Love.

Contents

Foreword: To Know Them Is to Be Them --Marc Bekoff Acknowledgments Introduction: The Fox's Wisdom 1 How and Why 2 Them and Us 3 From Pets to Companion Animals 4 Looking at Animals/Glimpses of Selves 5 The Adopters: Making a Match 6 Rethinking the Self: Mead's Myopia 7 Self versus Other: The Core Self 8 Self with Other: Intersubjectivity Conclusion: Putting Theory into Practice Appendix: Methods Notes References Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781592132416
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 232
  • ID: 9781592132416
  • ISBN10: 1592132413
  • edition: 1

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