Bone, Dr Jane

Bone, Dr Jane

Senior Lecturer

Monash University
Research interests / activities:

My interest is child and animal relationships; the role of the animal in early childhood educational settings; animals and tourism; posthuman theory; critical animal studies


Young, T. & Bone, J. (2018). Troubling Intersections of Childhood/Animal/Education: Narratives of Love, Life and Death. In A. Cutter-Mackenzie, K.Malone, E. Barratt-Hacking (Eds.), Springer International Handbooks of Education. Research Handbook on Childhoodnature: Assemblages of Childhood and Nature Research. Springer: New York. Bone, J. (2018). Becoming Parent: The role of the dog as baby in learning how to care. In M.R. Jalongo, J. Myers & N.C. Barnyak (Eds.). Children, dogs, and education: Caring for, learning alongside, and gaining support from canine companions. New York: Springer International. Bone, J., & Bone, K. (2018). Melbourne, the food capital of Australia: Human and animal encounters in the contact zone of tourism. In C. Kline (Ed.), Animals, Food, and Tourism: Routledge Research in the Ethics of Tourism Series (pp. 145-156). Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge.

Potential areas for research supervision: Education – early childhood; Young children; Critical animal studies; Animal and tourism studies
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