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Postgraduate Module Descriptor


ANTM101: Animals, Health and Healing

This module descriptor refers to the 2017/8 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.

Arluke, A.B. 1988. Sacrificial symbolism in animal experimentation: object or pet? Anthrozoƶs 2(2): 98–117.

Bolton, M. and Dengen, C. (eds) 2010. Animals and science: from colonial encounters to the biotech industry. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars.

Caplan, P. 2000. ‘Eating British beef with confidence’: a consideration of consumers’ responses to BSE in Britain. In: P. Caplan (ed.) Risk revisited, pp. 184–203. London: Pluto.

Caplan, P. 2010. Death on the farm: culling badgers in north Pembrokeshire. Anthropology Today 26(2): 14–18.

Fine, A.H. (ed.) 2006. Handbook on animal-assisted therapy: theoretical foundations and guidelines for practice, 2nd edn. New York: Academic Press.

Fouts, R.S., Fouts, D.H. and Waters, G.S. 2002. The ethics and efficacy of biomedical research in chimpanzees with special regard to HIV research. In: in Fuentes, A.

and Wolfe, L. (eds) Primates face to face: the conservation implications of human–nonhuman primate interconnections. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Franklin, S. 2001. Sheepwatching. Anthropology Today 17(3): 3–9.

Franklin, S. 2007. Dolly mixtures: the remaking of genealogy. Durham, NC: Duke University Press.

Franklin, S. 1995. Science as culture, cultures of science. Annual Review ofAnthropology 24: 163–184.

Gigliotti, C. 2009. Leonardo’s choice: genetic technologies and animals. Vancouver: Springer.

Hatley, J. 2011. Blood intimacies and biodicy: keeping faith with ticks. Australian Humanities Review 50: 63–75.

Heatherington, T. 2008. Cloning the wild mouflon. Anthropology Today 24(1): 9–14.

Holmberg, T. 2008. A feeling for the animal: on becoming an experimentalist. Society & Animals 16(4): 316–335.

Lefkowitz, C., Paharia, I., Prout, M., Debiak, D. and Bleiberg, J. 2005. Animalassisted prolonged exposure: a treatment for survivors of sexual assault suffering posttraumatic stress disorder. Society & Animals 13(4): 275–295.

Lowe, C. 2010. Viral clouds: Becoming H5N1 in Indonesia. Cultural Anthropology 25(4): 625–649.

Lynch, M.E. 1988. Sacrifice and the transformation of the animal body into a scientific object: laboratory culture and ritual practice in the neurosciences. Social Studies of Science 18(2): 265–289.

Mahaney W.C. and Krishnamani R. (2003) Understanding geophagy in animals: standard procedures for sampling soil. Journal of Chemical Ecology 29(7): 1503–1523

McCardle, P., McCune, S., Griffin, J.A. and Maholmes, V. (eds) 2010. How animals affect us: examining the influences of human–animal interaction on child development and human health. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

McCorkle, C.M., Mathias, E. and Schillhorn van Veen, T. (eds) 1996. Ethnoveterinary research and development. London: Intermediate Technology Publications.

McKay, R. 2006. BSE, hysteria, and the representation of animal death: Deborah Levy’s Diary of a Steak. In: Animal Studies Group, Killing Animals. Urbana: University of Illinois Press.

Serpell, J.A. 1991. Beneficial effects of pet ownership on some aspects of human health and behaviour. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine 84: 717–720.

Servais, V. 2005. Enchanting dolphins: an analysis of human–dolphin encounters. In: J. Knight (ed.) Animals in person: cultural perspectives on human–animal intimacies. Oxford: Berg.

Smith, J.A. and Boyd, K.M. 2002. The Boyd Group papers on the use of nonhuman primates in research and testing. Leicester: British Psychological Society.

Smuts, B. 2006. Between species: science and subjectivity. Configurations 14: 115–126.

Villbala, J.J., Provenza, F.D., Hall, J.O. and Lisonbee, L.D. 2010. Selection of tannins by sheep in response to gastrointestinal nematode infection. Journal of Animal Science 88: 2189–2198.