skip to content
Animal cruelty : a multidisciplinary approach to understanding Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

Animal cruelty : a multidisciplinary approach to understanding

Author: Mary P Brewster; Cassandra Reyes
Publisher: Durham, North Carolina : Carolina Academic Press, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
This text is an anthology that addresses all critical aspects of animal cruelty including: its history and prevalence; related legislation; special types of cruelty (hoarding, poaching, blood sports, etc.); its link to other types of violence and crime; theories used to explain animal cruelty; the role of the media; and emerging issues related to animal cruelty. It is well-suited for use in classes on such topics as  Read more...
Getting this item's online copy... Getting this item's online copy...

Find a copy in the library

Getting this item's location and availability... Getting this item's location and availability...

WorldCat

Find it in libraries globally
Worldwide libraries own this item

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary P Brewster; Cassandra Reyes
ISBN: 9781611630725 161163072X
OCLC Number: 814982218
Description: xv, 436 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Animal Cruelty: History, Legislation, and Prevalence. Definitions of animal cruelty, abuse, and neglect --
The history of anti-cruelty laws: concepts of animal welfare and animal rights --
Animal cruelty and the law: prohibited conduct --
Animal cruelty and the law: permitted conduct --
The animal-human bond --
Statistics and measurement of animal cruelty. --
Special Types of Animal Cruelty. Animal cruelty for profit --
Animal cruelty as sport --
Animal cruelty and sexual deviance --
Animal hoarding. --
Animal Cruelty: Antecedents and Future Behavior. Animal cruelty and delinquency, criminality, and youth violence --
Family violence and animal cruelty --
Animal cruelty, firesetting, and homicide. --
Theoretical Perspectives. Sociological theories of animal abuse --
The psychology of animal abuse offenders. --
Current and Controversial Topics. Animal cruelty and reality television: a critical review --
Emerging issues and future directions in animal cruelty --
Practitioner essays --
Animal protection agencies and organizations.
Responsibility: edited by Mary P. Brewster, Cassandra L. Reyes.

Abstract:

This text is an anthology that addresses all critical aspects of animal cruelty including: its history and prevalence; related legislation; special types of cruelty (hoarding, poaching, blood sports, etc.); its link to other types of violence and crime; theories used to explain animal cruelty; the role of the media; and emerging issues related to animal cruelty. It is well-suited for use in classes on such topics as animal cruelty, animal welfare, deviant behavior, animal law, violent crime, veterinary studies, abnormal psychology, and animal husbandry.
Retrieving notes about this item Retrieving notes about this item

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.