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Author: John Ryder

order and form, both of which are critical features of art and of aesthetic experience. Indeed, “only when an organism shares in the ordered relations of its environment does it secure the stability essential to living. And when the participation comes after a phase of disruption and conflict, it bears

In: Knowledge, Art, and Power
Author: Anne Vallely

, existing, living, sentient creatures should not be slain, nor treated with violence, nor abused, nor tormented, nor driven away. Jacobi, Trans., 1884, 1:4:1 The followers of the Jina grew in number and, with time, established a path adapted to lay life. Today, Jains are a small but affluent global

In: Society & Animals

Introduction Work is a source not only of wealth, but also of health. Workplaces are one of the most important determinants of health (Masanotti & Briziarelli, 2010). Within this context, several employers (such as the University of Gävle) have made a commitment to health-promoting work-life. Work-life

In: Society & Animals
Author: Oliver Keane

engineering sits within the broader context of biotechnology. The practice of biotechnology is defined as, “any technique that uses living organisms or parts thereof to make or modify a product, improve plants or animals, or develop microorganisms for specific uses” (Serageldin & Persley, 2000, p. 7). Using

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identity, escape, appreciation of nature, and bonding with family and friends. In addition, hunters also express concern for animals and respect for life (Shepard, 1996 ; Snyder, 1990 ). However, a perspective that includes respect for animals may give rise to morally complex questions that could invoke

In: Society & Animals

’s approach to teaching mediates students’ science and environmental learning. The situation where an expert like Kelly facilitates the encounter between students and other animals is motivated by the fact that the study of “living things” is a recurring topic in most science programs (Venville, 2004

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veganism is a comprehensive position which “encompasses all aspects of daily living, not just diet” (Stepaniak, 1998, p. 21). Zamir (2004) observes: “Moral vegans distinguish themselves from moral vegetarians in accepting the practical prescriptions of altogether avoiding benefiting from exploiting animals

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may also be seen as symbolic of the entire process of loss linked to migration. This article explores how ten members of families participating in a study on the impact of emigration on South African family life negotiated their relationships with their companion animals and impending departure

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, 2015; Shannon et al., 2017). Knudsen, Wingenfeld, and Spelling (2015) conducted a study examining the impact of a VTC program on quality of life and well-being, in the areas of PTSD , depression, substance abuse, overall functioning, emotional well-being, relationships with others, recovery status

In: Society & Animals
Author: Kate Marx

the environment as continually coming into being around its inhabitants, and in which “its manifold constituents take on significance through their incorporation into a regular pattern of life activity” (Ingold, 2011, p. 153). Thus, through dwelling in the wilderness, a person’s embodied immersion in

In: Society & Animals