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Focusing at the socialization of the human use of different animals as assets in modern Western society, this booklet explores the cultural replica of human-nonhuman animal family members in early life. With shut recognition to the dominant practices during which kids come across animals and mainstream representations of animals in kid's tradition - no matter if when it comes to the selective publicity of kids to animals as pets or as meals in the house or in class, or the illustration of animals in mass media and social media - Our young ones and different Animals finds the interconnectedness of experiences of adolescence, tradition and human-animal family. In doing so it establishes the significance of human-animal kin in sociology, by means of describing the sociological value of animals in kid's lives and kids in animals’ lives. providing a brand new typology of a few of the sorts of human-animal dating, this conceptually cutting edge publication constitutes a transparent demonstration of the relevance of sociology to the interdisciplinary box of human-animal kinfolk and should attract readers around the social sciences with pursuits in sociology, formative years stories, cultural and media reviews and human-animal interaction.

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