New Review Essay: Krzysztof T. Konecki discusses “Just like Family” by Andrea Laurent-Simpson (@laurent_simpson) and “The Lives and Deaths of Shelter Animals” by Katja M. Guenther (@animalabolition) https://doi.org/10.1002/symb.590 @sociologlens #animals #society #sssi #sociology

There is currently plenty of discussion about animals in society. With a short series of book reviews discussing recently published book concerned with the treatment of animals in the human-world, Symbolic Interaction makes a small contribution to this debate.

We have just published a review essay in which Krzysztof T. Konecki’s discusses

Just Like Family: How Companion Animals Joined the Household By Andrea Laurent-Simpson (NYU Press, 2021)

and

The Lives and Deaths of Shelter Animals By Katja M. Guenther

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Recent reviews in the area of animals in society:

Laurent-Simpson, Andrea. ‘“We Never Imagined:” Animals and Vulnerability in Contexts of Disaster’. Symbolic Interaction n/a, no. n/a. Accessed 15 March 2022. https://doi.org/10.1002/symb.591.

Austin, Jessica. 2022. ‘A Call to Protect Both Humans and Non-Humans in Disasters’. Symbolic Interaction n/a, no. n/a. Accessed 9 March 2022. https://doi.org/10.1002/symb.582.

vom Lehn, Dirk. 2022. ‘The Robots Are Coming’. Symbolic Interaction n/a, no. n/a. Accessed 9 March 2022. https://doi.org/10.1002/symb.576.

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