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Focusing at the socialization of the human use of alternative animals as assets in modern Western society, this e-book explores the cultural copy of human-nonhuman animal kin in formative years. With shut recognition to the dominant practices by which little ones stumble upon animals and mainstream representations of animals in kid's tradition - no matter if when it comes to the selective publicity of kids to animals as pets or as meals in the house or in class, or the illustration of animals in mass media and social media - Our kids and different Animals unearths the interconnectedness of experiences of adolescence, tradition and human-animal kinfolk. In doing so it establishes the significance of human-animal family members in sociology, by means of describing the sociological value of animals in kid's lives and kids in animals’ lives. featuring a brand new typology of some of the types of human-animal dating, this conceptually leading edge ebook constitutes a transparent demonstration of the relevance of sociology to the interdisciplinary box of human-animal kinfolk and should entice readers around the social sciences with pursuits in sociology, adolescence stories, cultural and media experiences and human-animal interaction.

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