The Link Between Animal Abuse and Human Violence

Un libro in lingua di Linzey Andrew (EDT) edito da Intl Specialized Book Service Inc, 2009

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Scholars of psychology, philosophy, social sciences, law, and other fields look at the existing research; emotional development and emotional abuse; children, family violence, and animals; animal abuse and serial murder; ethical perspectives on relations between humans and animals; law enforcement, offenders, and sentencing policy; prevention and professional obligations; and the abuse of wild animals. Specific topics include a lifespan perspective on human aggression and animal abuse, empathy as an indicator of emotional development, the role of animals in public child welfare work, developmental animal cruelty and its correlates in sexual homicide offenders and sex offenders, the structure of evil, laws and policy to address the link of family violence, the role of veterinarians and other animal welfare workers in reporting suspected child abuse, and hunting as a morally suspect activity. Distributed in the US by ISBS. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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