Human–Pet Dynamics in Cross-Cultural Perspective

@article{Gray2011HumanPetDI,
  title={Human–Pet Dynamics in Cross-Cultural Perspective},
  author={P. Gray and S. Young},
  journal={Anthrozo{\"o}s},
  year={2011},
  volume={24},
  pages={17 - 30}
}
  • P. Gray, S. Young
  • Published 2011
  • Psychology
  • Anthrozoös
  • ABSTRACT Pets increasingly serve the function as emotional surrogates of children, with tremendous resources poured into their care. However, this function of pets may be quite different from the typical human–pet dynamics characterizing a wider array of societies. To help fill a gap in the cross-cultural understanding of pets, we employed the probability sample of the electronic Human Relations Area Files (eHRAF), covering 60 societies, to code for various features of human–pet dynamics. The… CONTINUE READING
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