Animals and Sociology by K. Peggs

Animals and Sociology

byK. Peggs

Paperback | April 17, 2012

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Animals and Sociology challenges traditional assumptions about the nature of sociology. Sociology often centers 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.

About The Author

KAY PEGGS is Principal Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Portsmouth, UK. Her current published work centers 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 publish...

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Title:Animals and SociologyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.02 inPublished:April 17, 2012Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230292585

ISBN - 13:9780230292581

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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