To bee or not to bee: whether 'tis nobler to revere or to revile those six-legged creatures during one’s leisure

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitleTo bee or not to bee: whether 'tis nobler to revere or to revile those six-legged creatures during one’s leisure Author(S)Raynald Harvey Lemelin (Author)
Abstract  By incorporating the concept of speciesism into a multi-disciplinary critical approach to animal–human studies in leisure, I provide an overview of anthropomorphism and entomophobia and suggest how these concepts limit our understanding of human–insect encounters. The concentric circles of leisure illustrate how human–insect encounters in rural and urban areas are often influenced by our senses, spatial cues, socio-cultural forces and our perceived need for safety and comfort. ...Paginationp 153-171
SubjectRecreation and performing artsDescriptorsLeisure
Journal TitleLeisure studies : the journal of the Leisure Studies Association  
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