By Kay Peggs (auth.)
Animals and Sociology demanding situations conventional assumptions in regards to the nature of sociology. Sociology usually centres on people; even though, different animals are in every single place in society.Kay Peggs explores the numerous contribution that sociology could make to our knowing of human relatives with different animals.
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In his sixth relationship type, Benton extends his thinking about private property by reﬂecting on how other animals are used for the physical protection of property, for example when they are used as guard dogs or as police horses (1993, p. 64). Other animals, such as cats and dogs, have become companions to humans, and being treated as ‘pets’ they play important roles in the personal lives of humans. This relationship comprises Benton’s seventh category (1993, p. 65). Category eight centres on the ways in which other animals are used as symbols and metaphors and here we might think about other animals as objects of worship and as symbolic of human emotions (1993, p.
Although the above 36 Animals and Sociology theories differ there is at least one element in common to them all (and in most other theories about the structure of inequalities), that is they centre on inequalities and oppressions among humans. Such a focus excludes a major deﬁning inequality and oppression, that is between humans and other animals. Speciesism and oppression As we saw in Chapter 2, in sociology (like in most other areas of thought) biological classiﬁcations of ‘species’ are used to make a hard distinction between humans and other animals.
E. this body soul dualism) is ‘A belief [that is] so universal and so permanent [that it] cannot be purely illusory’ (2005, p. 36). In thinking about such universal concepts and ideas he drew on his notion of the ‘collective conscience’, which is comprised of the shared beliefs and moral values that exist above and beyond individuals and which binds society together. For Durkheim, the human soul is central to the development of these shared beliefs and moral values because ‘Our [human] sensory appetites are necessarily egoistic.
Animals and Sociology by Kay Peggs (auth.)