Multispecies Leisure: Human-Animal Interactions in Leisure Landscapes (Paperback)

Multispecies Leisure: Human-Animal Interactions in Leisure Landscapes By Paula Danby (Editor), Katherine Dashper (Editor), Rebecca Finkel (Editor) Cover Image
By Paula Danby (Editor), Katherine Dashper (Editor), Rebecca Finkel (Editor)
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Paula Danby is currently a Student and Foundation Liaison Manager within the MDU and Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and was previously Lecturer in International Tourism Management at Queen Margaret University. Her research focuses on human-animal relations and experiences within leisure and tourism environments, particularly equestrian tourism. Her work explores human-animal interactions for mutual wellbeing. Katherine Dashper is Reader and Director of Research Degrees at Leeds Beckett University. Her research applies a critical sociological lens to examine practices of work and leisure, particularly focusing on gender issues and interspecies encounters. Her multispecies research focuses mainly on human-horse interactions and she is author of Human-animal relationships in equestrian sport and leisure (Routledge, 2017). Rebecca Finkel is Reader and School Head of Research at Queen Margaret University and Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Main focus of research frames critical events studies within conceptualisations of social justice, equality and diversity, and cultural identity. New research explores the relational wellbeing dimensions of human-animal interactions in events, tourism, and leisure contexts.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780367703233
ISBN-10: 0367703238
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: September 25th, 2023
Pages: 166
Language: English