Social interaction: Do non-humans count?

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A growing body of research suggests that non-humans play a central role in many social interactions - not simply as objects used by humans as interaction props, but as fully participating agents of action. In this essay, I examine these innovative ideas, reviewing survey data that documents this trend and theoretical and empirical work that seeks to better understand it.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)775-791
Number of pages17
JournalSociology Compass
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 2011

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Social Sciences(all)

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