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- DescriptionExamines the interactions and relationships of dogs and humans in contemporary Polish culture and society, and explores how Poland's intense exposure to Western cultural patterns influenced the status of dogs after restoration of democracy in 1989. Based on thorough research and personal expertise, this is a great book for anyone interested in human-canine relationships around the world.
- Author BiographyMicha? Piotr Pr?gowski received his PhD in sociology from the University of Warsaw, Poland in 2008 and works as an assistant professor at the Warsaw University of Technology. He also is a Fulbright grantee in the Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence Program. Pr?gowski's academic specialties are sociology of norms and values, and human-animal studies. His current research projects include social construction of dogs in the contemporary West, especially their naming and training, as well as social practices of commemorating companion animals.Justyna W?odarczyk received her PhD in American literature from the University of Warsaw, Poland. She currently works as an assistant professor at the Institute of English Studies at the University of Warsaw, Poland where she teaches courses in literary theory and cultural studies. She is an alumnus of the Fulbright Program. Her current research project concerns the history of discourses of animal training read through a biopolitical framework.
- PublisherPurdue University Press
- Date of Publication15/04/2016
- GenreSocial Studies: General
- Series TitleNew Directions in the Human-Animal Bond
- Place of PublicationWest Lafayette
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintPurdue University Press
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Edited byJustyna Wlodarczyk,Michal Piotr Pregowski
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