Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Publication Date

6-2017

Abstract

This paper explores alternative strategies for taking service dogs seriously. I argue for multiple analytical perspectives to understand service dog issues (as opposed to overreliance on a single method). Analysts (including journalists, policy-makers, and activists) should reflect on media coverage, socio-economic realities, politics and law, and many other factors. Rather than thinking "either/or" on service dogs in society, we need to move to thinking "both/and," to critical analysis of multiple perspectives.

Comments

This paper was presented at the Canadian Disability Studies Association conference in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, in June 2017.

Copyright

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