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Domestic Animals and Leisure

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Defining Domesticated Animals and Exploring Their Uses by and Relationships with Humans within the Leisure Experience
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    Chapter 2 In Search of ‘Dog’: Fictional Media Constructions of Dogs in the Leisure Environment
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    Chapter 3 Dogs and Companion/Performance Sport: Unique Social Worlds, Serious Leisure Enthusiasts, and Solid Human-Canine Partnerships
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    Chapter 4 At the Nexus: Serious Leisure, Civic Engagement, and Animal Welfare and Well-Being
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    Chapter 5 ‘It’s [ Not ] All about the Dogs’: Volunteers and Pet Rescue
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    Chapter 6 The Greyhound: A Story of Fashion, Finances, and Animal Rights
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    Chapter 7 The Potential of Place Meanings for Negotiating Difference among Birdwatchers and Dog-Walkers at a Multiple-Use Urban Forest
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    Chapter 8 Parks, Dogs, and Beaches: Human-Wildlife Conflict and the Politics of Place
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    Chapter 9 Riding Dress History, with a Twist: The Side-Saddle Habit and the Horse during the Early Twentieth Century
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    Chapter 10 That’s Entertainment? Thoroughbreds, Precarious Lives, and the Future of Jumps Racing
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    Chapter 11 Dancing with Horses: The Science and Artistry of Coenesthetic Connection
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    Chapter 12 Fatalities and Fascinators: A New Perspective on Thoroughbred Racing
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    Chapter 13 Speaking of the Underrepresented Other: Looking beyond Dogs and Horses
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    Chapter 14 Conclusions
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Chapter title
‘It’s [ Not ] All about the Dogs’: Volunteers and Pet Rescue
Chapter number 5
Book title
Domestic Animals and Leisure
Published by
Palgrave Macmillan, London, January 2015
DOI 10.1057/9781137415547_5
Book ISBNs
978-1-349-55900-8, 978-1-137-41554-7

Diane M. Samdahl