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By Jopi Nyman, Nora Schuurman

ISBN-10: 1138920940

ISBN-13: 9781138920941

In fresh years, animals have entered the focal point of the social and cultural sciences, leading to the emergence of the recent box of human–animal reviews. This e-book investigates the relationships among people and animals, paying specific consciousness to the position of have an effect on, area, and animal subjectivity in various human–animal encounters. Written via a workforce of foreign students, contributions discover present debates referring to animal illustration, performativity, and relationality in numerous texts and practices.

Part I explores how animals are framed as affective, via 4 case experiences that take care of weather swap, human–bovine relationships, and human–horse interplay in several modern and historic contexts. half II expands at the factor of relationality and locates encounters inside of position, mapping the various areas the place human–animal encounters ensue. half III then examines the development of animal subjectivity and organization to stress the way animals are unsleeping and sentient beings able to experiencing emotions, feelings, and intentions, and energetic brokers whose activities have which means for the animals themselves.

This e-book highlights the significance of the ways that have an effect on allows animal corporation and subjectivity to emerge in encounters among people and animals in several contexts, resulting in varied configurations. It contributes not just to debates about the function of animals in society but in addition to the epistemological improvement of the sector of human–animal studies.

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