Publications

Many of Nik’s publications (mainly the journal articles) can be downloaded in full from academia.edu or researchgate.

Many of Heather’s publications can be downloaded from researchgate or academia.edu.

Some of our members have links to their websites for full downloads on the members page of this site.

Books 

Fraser, H.M. and Taylor, N.J. (2016). Neoliberalization, Universities and the Public Intellectual: Species, Gender and Class and the Production of Knowledge. London: Palgrave Macmillan UK

Taylor, N. and Twine, R. (2014). The rise of critical animal studies: from the margins to the centre. London: Routledge.

Taylor, N. (2013). Humans, Animals, and Society: An Introduction to Human-Animal Studies. New York, USA: Lantern Books.

Hamilton, L. and Taylor, N. (2013). Animals at Work: Identity, Politics and Culture in Work with Animals.Leiden, Netherlands: Brill.

Book Chapters

Taylor, N. (2016). Suffering is not enough: Media depictions of violence to other animals and social change, in, Núria Almiron, Matthew Cole, Carrie P. Freeman (eds)  Critical Animal and Media Studies: Communication for nonhuman Advocacy. Routledge. London. [google scholar] [publisher’s website]

Taylor, N. and Hamilton, L. (2014). Investigating the Other: Considerations on Multi-Species Research. In Martin Hand & Sam Hillyard, ed. Big Data? Qualitative Approaches to Digital Research. Bingley, West Yorkshire UK: Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp. 251-271.  [10.1108/S1042-319220140000013016]

Drew, L. and Taylor, N. (2014). Engaged Activist Research: Challenging Apolitical Objectivity. In Anthony J Nocella, John Sorensen, Kim Socha, Atsuko Matsuoka, ed. Defining Critical Animal Studies: an Intersectional Social Justice Approach for Liberation. New York: Peter Lang Publishing, pp. 158-176.

Fitzgerald, A. and Taylor, N. (2014). The cultural hegemony of meat and the animal industrial complex. In Nik Taylor; Richard Twine, ed. The rise of critical animal studies: from the margin to the centre. London, United Kingdom: Routledge, pp. 165-182.
[Web Link]

Taylor, N. and Hamilton, L. (2014). Care of the Underdog: Animals, Culture and the Creation of Moral Certainty in the Rescue Shelter. In Lindsay Hamilton, Laura Mitchell and Anita Mangan, ed. Contemporary Issues in Management. Cheltenham, Gloucester, United Kingdom: Edward Elgar Publishing, pp. 173-186.

Taylor, N. and Signal, T. (2013). Animal cruelty and delinquency, criminality and youth violence. In MP Brewster & CL Reyes, ed. Animal Cruelty: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Understanding. Durham, USA: Carolina Academic Press, pp. 217-230.
[Web Link]

Taylor, N. (2012). Animals, method, mess: Post-humanism, Sociology and animal studies. In L Birke & J Hockenhull, ed. Crossing Boundaries. Boston, USA: Brill, pp. 37-50.

Taylor, N. (2011). Anthropomorphism and the Animal Subject. In Rob Boddice, ed. Anthropocentrism: Humans, Animals, Environments. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, pp. 265-279.

Taylor, N. (2011). Can Sociology Contribute to the Emancipation of Animals? In Nik Taylor and Tania Signal, ed. Theorizing Animals: Re-thinking Humanimal Relations. Leiden, the Netherlands: Brill, pp. 201-220.  [10.1163/ej.9789004202429.i-294.51]

Taylor, N. (2011). Thinking about animals. In Nik Taylor and Tania Signal, ed. Theorizing Animals: Re-thinking Humanimal Relations. Leiden, the Netherlands: Brill, pp. 1-17.  [10.1163/ej.9789004202429.i-294.8]

Taylor, N. and Signal, T. (2009). An overview of the research. In Linzey, A, ed. The Link between Animal Abuse and Human Violence. Brighton, UK: Sussex Academic Press, pp. 297-301.

Journal Articles (Peer Reviewed)

Taylor, N., Fraser, H., Signal, T. and Prentice, K. (2016). Social Work, Animal-Assisted Therapies and Ethical Considerations: A Programme Example from Central Queensland, Australia. British Journal of Social Work, 46(1) pp. 135-152

Tania Signal, Nik Taylor, Kathy Prentice, Maria McDade & Karena J. Burke. (2016).  Going to the dogs: A quasi-experimental assessment of animal assisted therapy for children who have experienced abuseApplied Developmental Science.  Online.

Acutt, D., Signal, T., and Taylor, N. (2015). Mandated Reporting of Suspected Animal Harm by Australian Veterinarians: Community Attitudes, Anthrozoos, 28(3), p. 437-447. [web link]

Tallberg, L., Jordan, P. and Boyle, M. (2014). ‘The “green mile”: crystallisation ethnography in an emotive context’. Journal of Organizational Ethnography, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 80-95. [web link]

Taylor, N., Fraser, H., Signal, T. and Prentice, K. (2014). Social Work, Animal-Assisted Therapies and Ethical Considerations: A Programme Example from Central Queensland, British Journal of Social Work, pp. 1-18.  [10.1093/bjsw/bcu115]

Daly, B., Taylor, N. and Signal, T. (2014). Pups & Babes: Quantifying Sources of Difference in Emotional and Behavioral Reactions to Accounts of Human and Animal Abuse. Anthrozoos, 27(2) pp. 205-217.  [10.2752/175303714X13903827487485] [Scopus]

Kemp, K., Signal, T., Botros, H., Taylor, N. and Prentice, K. (2014). Equine Facilitated Therapy with Children and Adolescents Who Have Been Sexually Abused: A Program Evaluation Study. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 23(3) pp. 558-566.
[10.1007/s10826-013-9718-1] [Scopus]

Kavanagh, P., Signal, T. and Taylor, N. (2013). The Dark Triad and animal cruelty: Dark personalities, dark attitudes, and dark behaviours. Personality and Individual Differences, 55(6) pp. 666-670. [10.1016/j.paid.2013.05.019] [Scopus]

Signal, T., Ghea, V., Taylor, N. and Acutt, D. (2013). When do psychologists pay attention to children harming animals? Human-Animal Interaction Bulletin, 1(2) pp. 82-97.

Signal, T., Taylor, N., Botros, H., Prentice, K. and Lazarus, K. (2013). Whispering to horses: Childhood sexual abuse, depression and the efficacy of Equine Facilitated Therapy. Sexual Abuse in Australia and New Zealand: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 5(1) pp. 24-32.  [Web Link]

Hamilton, L. and Taylor, N. (2012). Ethnography in evolution: adapting to the animal “other” in organizations. Journal of Organizational Ethnography, 1(1) pp. 43-51.
[10.1108/20466741211220642]

Prentice, K., Signal, T. and Taylor, N. (2012). What’s the buzz?: Bumblebees – a therapeutic preschool for abused children. Sexual Abuse in Australia and New Zealand: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 4(1) pp. 11-21.  [Web Link]

Hazel, S., Signal, T. and Taylor, N. (2011). Can Teaching Veterinary and Animal-Science Students about Animal Welfare Affect Their Attitude toward Animals and Human-Related Empathy? Journal of Veterinary Medical Education, 38(1) pp. 74-83.
[10.3138/jvme.38.1.74] [Scopus]

Taylor, N. (2011). Criminology and Human-Animal Violence Research: The Contribution and the Challenge. Critical Criminology, 19(3) pp. 251-263.
[10.1007/s10612-010-9124-6] [Scopus]

Taylor, N. (2010). Animal shelter emotion management: a case of in situ hegemonic resistance?Sociology, 44(1) pp. 85-101.  [10.1177/0038038509351629] [Scopus]

Arbour, R., Signal, T. and Taylor, N. (2009). Teaching kindness : the promise of humane education.Society & Animals, 17(2) pp. 136-148.  [10.1163/156853009X418073] [Scopus]

Taylor, N. and Signal, T. (2009). “Lock ’em up and throw away the key?” Community opinions regarding current animal abuse penalties. Australian Animal Protection Law Journal, 3 pp. 33-52.

Taylor, N. and Signal, T. (2009). Pet, pest, profit: isolating differences in attitudes towards the treatment of animals. Anthrozoos, 22(2) pp. 129-135.  [10.2752/175303709X434158]

Taylor, N. and Signal, T. (2009). Willingness to pay : Australian consumers and ‘on the farm’ welfare.Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, 12(4) pp. 345-359.
[10.1080/10888700903163658]

Signal, T. and Taylor, N. (2008). Propensity to report intimate partner violence in Australia: community demographics. Behavior and Social Issues, 17(1) pp. 8-19.

Taylor, N. and Signal, T. (2008). Throwing the baby out with the bathwater: towards a sociology of the human-animal abuse ‘link’ Sociological Research Online, 13(1-2).
[Web Link]

Signal, T. and Taylor, N. (2007). Attitude to animals and empathy: comparing animal protection and general community samples. Anthrozoos, 20(2) pp. 125-130.
[10.2752/175303707X207918]

Taylor, N. (2007). ‘Never an it’: intersubjectivity and the creation of animal personhood in animal shelters.Qualitative Sociological Review, 3(1) pp. 59-73.  [Web Link]

Taylor, N. (2007). Human-animal studies: a challenge to social boundaries? Proteus, 24(1) pp. 1-5.  [Scopus]

Signal, T. and Taylor, N. (2006). Attitudes to animals in the animal protection community compared to a normative community sample. Society & Animals, 14(3) pp. 265-274.
[10.1163/156853006778149181]

Signal, T. and Taylor, N. (2006). Attitudes to animals: demographics within a community sample. Society & Animals, 14(2) pp. 147-157.
[10.1163/156853006776778743]

Taylor, N. and Signal, T. (2006). Community demographics and the propensity to report animal cruelty.Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, 9(3) pp. 201-210.
[10.1207/s15327604jaws0903_2]

Taylor, N., Signal, T. and Stark, T. (2006). Australia domestic violence, child abuse and companion animal harm: service provision. Journal of Home Economics Institute of Australia, 13(1) pp. 2-5.

Taylor, N. (2005). Luddites or limits? Animal rights activists attitudes towards science. Journal of Critical Animal Studies, 3(1) pp. 1-16.

Taylor, N. and Signal, T. (2005). Empathy and attitudes to animals. Anthrozoos, 18(1) pp. 18-27.  [Scopus]

Taylor, N. (2004). In it for the nonhuman animals: animal welfare, moral certainty, and disagreements.Society & Animals, 12(4) pp. 317-339.
[10.1163/1568530043068047] [Scopus]

Taylor, N. and Signal, T. (2004). Attitudes to animals: an indicator of interpersonal violence? Journal of Home Economics Institute of Australia, 11(3) pp. 9-12.

Other

Fowles, D. (2015).  When humans and other animals connect: Disaster narratives of fear, hope and change, Australian Journal of Emergency Management, 30(2), p. 59.

Sutton, Z. (2015). Review of ‘My dog always eats first: homeless people and their animals’, Anthrozoos, (3), pp. 523-4 [web link]

Tallberg, L. (2014). ‘Processing puppies: ethnography in an animal shelter’. (PhD Thesis) Edita Printing Press Ltd: Helsinki, Finland.-

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