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The Resource Animal cruelty : a multidisciplinary approach to understanding, edited by Mary Brewster, Cassandra Reyes

Animal cruelty : a multidisciplinary approach to understanding, edited by Mary Brewster, Cassandra Reyes

Label
Animal cruelty : a multidisciplinary approach to understanding
Title
Animal cruelty
Title remainder
a multidisciplinary approach to understanding
Statement of responsibility
edited by Mary Brewster, Cassandra Reyes
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
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 animal cruelty, animal welfare, deviant behavior, animal law, violent crime, veterinary studies, abnormal psychology, and animal husbandry
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
179/.3
Index
index present
LC call number
HV4764
LC item number
.A635 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Brewster, Mary P.
  • Reyes, Cassandra
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Animal welfare
  • Animal welfare
  • Animal welfare
  • Animal welfare
  • United States
Label
Animal cruelty : a multidisciplinary approach to understanding, edited by Mary Brewster, Cassandra Reyes
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn814982218
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xv, 436 pages
Isbn
9781611630725
Lccn
2012042145
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781611630725
  • (OCoLC)814982218
Label
Animal cruelty : a multidisciplinary approach to understanding, edited by Mary Brewster, Cassandra Reyes
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn814982218
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xv, 436 pages
Isbn
9781611630725
Lccn
2012042145
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781611630725
  • (OCoLC)814982218

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