Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Animals in Person: Cultural Perspectives on Human-Animal Intimacies” as Want to Read:
Animals in Person: Cultural Perspectives on Human-Animal Intimacies
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Animals in Person: Cultural Perspectives on Human-Animal Intimacies

4.67  ·  Rating Details ·  3 Ratings  ·  1 Review
Our relationship with animals is complex and contradictory: we hunt, kill, and eat them, yet we also love, respect and protect them. This ambivalent relationship is further complicated by the fact that we attribute human emotions and intelligence to animals. We even go as far as likening them to children and treating them as family members. Drawing on a diverse range of ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published October 14th 2005 by Bloomsbury Academic
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Animals in Person, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Animals in Person

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-20)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Meghan Fidler
There are many noteworthy contributions within this book, and as a whole the text is incredibly cohesive, theoretically strong, and rich with detailed examples.

My favorite contributions were "Care, Order, and Usefulness" by Theodossopoulos and "Feeding Mr. Monkey" by Knight. I will talk about these in this review.

Theodossopoulos challenges the assumptive hierarchy in Western animal/utilitarian relationship with humans as food. For those who wonder just HOW we are able to, in good conscious, co
Hayley rated it it was amazing
Feb 07, 2013
Emily rated it really liked it
Nov 10, 2014
Gilly added it
Feb 18, 2008
Joyce is currently reading it
Sep 09, 2012
Stacey marked it as to-read
Sep 13, 2012
Margaret marked it as to-read
Mar 18, 2014
saloni marked it as to-read
May 01, 2014
Rosemary marked it as to-read
Aug 08, 2014
Silvia marked it as to-read
Nov 21, 2014
Alison marked it as to-read
Apr 30, 2015
Dariusz Gzyra
Dariusz Gzyra marked it as to-read
Jul 02, 2015
Natalie Ho
Natalie Ho marked it as to-read
Jul 12, 2015
anoop marked it as to-read
Jan 31, 2016
Lexidreams marked it as to-read
Jul 02, 2016
Đurđa marked it as to-read
Oct 17, 2016
tris marked it as to-read
Nov 17, 2016
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book