Dogs in the Leisure Experience (inbunden)
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Dogs in the Leisure Experience (inbunden)

Dogs in the Leisure Experience

Inbunden Engelska, 2014-11-19
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This book explores the social and cultural constructions and debates of what are dogs and what is leisure. It looks at how working dogs play a significant role in leisure experiences such as ensuring the safety of air transport, and considers the differing roles and changing acceptance of dogs' involvement in sport. Within the setting of the animal welfare and sentience debates, it examines the leisure needs of dogs and their owners. Providing an original contribution to our understanding of dogs as both participants and objects in the leisure experience, this book is a useful resource for researchers in leisure, hospitality and tourism.
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Professor Neil Carr is head of the Department of Tourism at the University of Otago and a former Editor of Annals of Leisure Research. His research focuses on understanding behaviour within tourism and leisure experiences, with a particular emphasis on children and families, sex, and animals. Since gaining his PhD from the University of Exeter he has worked at the University of Hertfordshire (UK), University of Queensland (Australia), and most recently the University of Otago (New Zealand).


1: Introduction 2: Working Dogs 3: Sport Dogs 4: Leisured Dogs and Dogs as Leisure Objects 5: Providing for the Leisured Dog and Dog as Leisure Object 6: The Boarding Kennel and Doggy Day Care Centre: Doggy Holidays and Owner Vacations 7: Doggy Cuisine and Dogs as Cuisine 8: Conclusion