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Beyond Cage and Leash: Human-Animal Relations in Rural Pakistan

Kavesh, Muhammad Amjad


This thesis is an ethnographic inquiry into human-animal relations through an examination of three types of activities: pigeon flying, cockfighting, and dogfighting. By explaining the life trajectories of the animal keepers, their personal experiences, and social stigmatisation, the thesis explores how human-animal relationships are conceived, developed, and carried out in South Punjab. As a multispecies ethnography, the thesis illustrates diverse modalities of inter-species intimacy, the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d51433962f93
Access Rights: Open Access


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