Making animal meaning / edited by Linda Kalof and Georgina M. Montgomery [E-Book]
Kalof, Linda.
Montgomery, Georgina M.
East Lansing : Michigan State University Press, c2011
xiii, 197 pages : illustrations
The animal turn
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Table of Contents:
  • Animal writes : historiography, disciplinarity, and the animal trace / Etienne Benson
  • Mobility and the making of animal meaning : the kinetics of "vermin" and "wildlife" in southern Africa / Clapperton Chakanetsa Mavhunga
  • Cannibalism, consumption, and kinship in animal studies / Analía Villagra
  • The Renaissance transformation of animal meaning : from Petrarch to Montaigne / Benjamin Arbel
  • On the trail of the devil cat : hunting for the jaguar in the United States and Mexico / Sharon Wilcox Adams
  • Animal deaths and the written record of history : the politics of pet obituaries / Jane Desmond
  • Golden retrievers are white, pit bulls are black, and chihuahuas are Hispanic : representations of breeds of dog and issues of race in popular culture / Meisha Rosenberg
  • Interspecies families, freelance dogs, and personhood : saved lives and being one at an assistance dog agency / Avigdor Edminster
  • Animal meaning in T.S. Eliot's Old Possum's book of practical cats / Stacy Rule
  • Animals at the end of the world : notes toward a transspecies eschatology / Casey R. Riffel.