The Palgrave Macmillan Animal Ethics Series: Animals in Social Work

Editor/Author Ryan, Thomas
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: Macmillan Publishers Ltd

Single-User Purchase Price: $100.00
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ISBN: 978-1-349-47607-7
Category: Social Sciences - Sociology
Image Count: 4
Book Status: Available
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This collection of essays articulates theoretical and philosophical arguments, and advances practical applications, as to why animals ought to matter to social work, in and of themselves. It serves as a persuasive corrective to the current invisibility of animals in contemporary social work practice and thought.

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Table of Contents

  • Series Editors'Preface
  • Acknowledgements
  • Notes on Contributors
  • Introduction
  • Part I The Why: Philosophical and Theoretical Explorations
  • 1 Deep Ecological ‘Insectification’: Integrating Small Friends with Social Work - Fred H. Besthorn
  • 2 The Meaning of Animals in Women's Lives: The Importance of the “‘Domestic’” Realm to Social Work - Jan Fook
  • 3 Integrative Health Thinking and the One Health Concept: Is Social Work All for ‘One’ or ‘One’ for All? - Cassandra Hanrahan
  • 4 My Dog Is My Home: Increasing Awareness of Inter-Species Homelessness in Theory and Practice - Christine H. Kim and Emma K. Newton
  • 5 Social Justice beyond Human Beings: Trans-species Social Justice - Atsuko Matsuoka and John Sorenson
  • 6 The Moral Priority of Vulnerability and Dependency: Why Social Work Should Respect Both Humans and Animals - Thomas Ryan
  • Part II The How: Practical Applications
  • 7 The Impact of Animals and Nature for Children and Youth with Trauma Histories: Towards A Neurodevelopmental Theory - Eileen Bona and Gail Courtnage
  • 8 Animal-Assisted Therapy for Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders - Shanna L. Burke and Dorothea Iannuzzi
  • 9 ‘How Is Fido?’: What the Family's Companion Animal Can Tell You about Risk Assessment and Effective Interventions - If Only You Would Ask! - Lynn Loar
  • 10 The Place and Consequence of Animals in Contemporary Social Work Practice - Maureen MacNamara and Jeannine Moga
  • 11 No One Ever Asked Me That: The Value of Social Work Inquiry into the Human-Animal Bond - Nina Papazian
  • 12 Stray Dogs and Social Work in Mauritius: An Analysis of Some Concerns and Challenges - Komalsingh Rambaree
  • 13 Liquid Love - Grief, Loss, Animal Companions and the Social Worker - Adrienne Elizabeth Thomas
  • 14 Domestic Violence and Companion Animal Welfare: The Issues, Risks and Implications for Practice - Deborah Walsh
  • Select Bibliography