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Description - Sport, Animals, and Society by James Gillett

This book advances current literature on the role and place of animals in sport and society. It explores different forms of sporting spaces, examines how figures of animals have been used to racialize the human athlete, and encourages the reader to think critically about animal ethics, animals in space, time and place, and the human-animal relationship. The chapters highlight persistent dichotomies in the use of and collaboration with animals for sport, and present strategies for moving forward in the study of interspecies relations.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415841948
ISBN-10: 0415841941
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 294
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 26-Dec-2013
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - James Gillett

James Gillett is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Health, Aging and Society at McMaster University and is jointly appointed to the Department of Sociology. Michelle Gilbert is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Sociology/ Sessional Faculty in the Social Sciences at McMaster University.

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