Award Winning Books: Animals and Society

All Creatures Safe and Sound

The Social Landscape of Pets in Disasters

Sarah E. DeYoung and Ashley K. Farmer

2022 Distinguished Book Award from the Animals and Society Section of the American Sociological Association

Lessons from recent disasters on accounting for the safety of animals and humans alike

224 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 table, 10 halftones

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Animals at Play

Rules of the Game

Marc Bekoff

Animal Behavior Society's Outstanding Children's Book Award, 2009

What can we learn from watching animals play?

32 pages | 9 x 7 | 24 color illustrations

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Blue Juice

Euthanasia in Veterinary Medicine

Patricia Morris

Midwest Sociological Society Distinguished Book Award, 2015

How veterinarians and owners manage companion animal euthanasia

244 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 table

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Livestock/Deadstock

Working with Farm Animals from Birth to Slaughter

Rhoda Wilkie

British Sociological Association's Philip Abrams Memorial Prize for the Best First and Sole-Authored Book within the discipline of Sociology, 2011
Award for Distinguished Scholarship in the Animals and Society Section of the American Sociological Association, 2011

How humans think and feel about their work handling food animals

248 pages | 6 x 9 | 2 tables

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Putting the Horse before Descartes

My Life's Work on Behalf of Animals

Bernard E. Rollin

Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Research Ethics from Public Responsibility in Medicine & Research, 2016

A pioneer in animal ethics tells his story

304 pages | 6 x 9

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Regarding Animals

Arnold Arluke, and Clinton R. Sanders

Charles Horton Cooley Award, Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction, 1997

Questioning our conflicting views of the role of animals

256 pages | 5.5 x 8.25

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Understanding Dogs

Living and Working with Canine Companions

Clinton R. Sanders

Charles Horton Cooley Award, Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction, 2000

What your dog really means to you—and what you mean to your dog

224 pages | 6 x 9 | 8 halftones

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The Wild Animal Story

edited by Ralph H. Lutts

Association of American University Presses Book Jacket Award, 1999

An anthology of some of the most celebrated animal stories ever collected

328 pages | 6 x 9 | 4 figs., 15 halftones

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