The purview of the book series includes any topic that allows exploration of the relation between human and nonhuman animals in any setting, contemporary or historical, from the perspective of various disciplines within both the social sciences (e.g., psychology, sociology, anthropology, political science) and humanities (e.g., history, literary criticism). Among the broad areas included are: 1. applied uses of animals (research, education, medicine, agriculture), 2. animals in the popular culture (entertainment, companion animals, animal symbolism), 3. wildlife and the environment, 4. socio-political movements, public policy and the law. The series published three volumes over the last 5 years.
Series Editor: Kenneth Shapiro (Animals & Society Institute, USA)
Editorial Board: Ralph Acampora (Hofstra University, USA), Hilda Kean (Ruskin College, Oxford, UK), Randy Malamud (Georgia State University, USA), Gail Melson (Purdue University, USA). Leslie Irvine (University of Colorado, USA)