Embodied Entanglements: Exploring Trans-Species

  • Matthew Adams
Part of the Studies in the Psychosocial book series (STIP)


This chapter engages with the thorny issue of challenging dominant narratives, exploring work that unsettles familiar epistemological and ontological conceptualisations of the relationship between the human and more-than-human world. In particular, it surveys the potential of trans-species psychology, communication and dialogue, for reconceptualising the relationship between human and nonhuman nature. Engagement here is sympathetic whilst critical, not least because as a field of study this area epitomises the difficulties and ambivalences of articulating necessarily opaque understandings of human–nonhuman nature relationship in a culture where such an articulation is ‘ideologically occluded’ (Kidner, 2001).


Moral Disengagement Nonhuman Animal Farmland Bird Nordic Walking Ecological Crisis 
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  • Matthew Adams
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  1. 1.School of Applied Social ScienceUniversity of BrightonBrightonUK

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