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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

ANT2116: Animals and Society

This module descriptor refers to the 2022/3 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Animal Studies Group. 2006. Killing animals. Urbana: University of Illinois Press.

Arluke, A. B. & Sanders, C. 1996. Regarding Animals. Philadelphia: Temple University Press

Cassidy, R. & Mullin, M. (eds.) 2007. Where the Wild Things Are Now. Oxford: Berg.

Kirksey, E. and Helmreich, S. (eds) 2010. The emergence of multispecies ethnography? special issue. Cultural Anthropology 25.

Knight, J. (ed.) 2005. Animals in Person: Cultural Perspectives on Human-Animal Intimacies. Oxford: Berg.

Mullin, M. 1999 'Mirrors and windows: Sociocultural Studies of Human-Animal Relationships' Annual Review of Anthropology. Volume 28: 201 - 224

Noske, B. 1993. 'The Animal Question in Anthropology' in Society and Animals. Volume 1 (2).