A Multidisciplinary Approach to Understanding
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Animal Cruelty 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. The text is suitable for undergraduate and graduate classes in criminal justice, criminology, psychology, law, sociology, animal studies, and other disciplines, and is especially 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.
Animal Cruelty is a welcome, timely, and truly comprehensive look at the history of animal cruelty in the United States, and our nations multi-dimensional response to it, including attempts to define and understand it. Wayne Pacelle, President and CEO of The Humane Society of the United States, from the Foreword
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|Number of Pages||452|