Last month, Sociology Compass published a unique article by David D. Blouin on the relationship between humans and their pets. In “Understanding the Relations between People and Their Pets,” Blouin reviews the recent literature on how and why people show affection for their furry friends. Blouin explains that the current frameworks for assessing human relationships with animals are either one of caring or one of cruelty: some people treat their animals like children, while others may neglect or even act...
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Video abstract for the paper by Susana Batel and Patrick Devine-Wright (University of Exeter) Read the paper here.