Understanding and Conceptualizing Childhood Animal Harm: A Meta-Narrative Systematic Review
Contributor(s):: Wauthier, Laura M., Williams, Joanne M.
Several perspectives inform research on Childhood Animal Cruelty (CAC), but these perspectives are poorly integrated with each other and there is little dialogue with the rest of the child–animal interaction (CAI) literature. This study reviews the current empirical and theoretical literature on...
Exploring Empathy and Callous–Unemotional Traits as Predictors of Animal Abuse Perpetrated by Children Exposed to Intimate Partner Violence
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Contributor(s):: Christie Hartman, Tina Hageman, James Herbert Williams, Jason St. Mary, Frank R. Ascione
Baby Steps: Minnesota Raises Certain Forms of Animal Cruelty to Felony Status
Contributor(s):: Corwin R. Kruse
The relationships between humans and animals are complex and contradictory; we welcome them into our homes and treat them as members of the family, yet we inflict upon them all manner of atrocities. Although laws prohibiting cruelty to animals exist in all...
Felony Animal Cruelty Laws in New York
Contributor(s):: Stephen Iannacone
In 1997, Chester Williamson committed an act of murder. He approached Buster, soaked him in kerosene, lit a match, then proceeded to burn Buster alive. Chester’s punishment for these heinous acts was not jail, but he was sentenced to three years of probation.Chester was prosecuted in the...
Parental predictors of children’s animal abuse: Findings from a national and intergenerational sample
Contributor(s):: Knight, Kelly E., Ellis, Colter, Simmons, Sara B.
Adult-perpetrated animal abuse: Development of a proclivity scale
Contributor(s):: Alleyne, Emma, Tilston, Laura, Parfitt, Charlotte, Butcher, Roxanne
Adulthood animal abuse among men arrested for domestic violence
Contributor(s):: Febres, Jeniimarie, Brasfield, Hope, Shorey, Ryan C., Elmquist, Joanna, Ninnemann, Andrew, Schonbrun, Yael C., Temple, Jeff R., Recupero, Patricia R., Stuart, Gregory L.
Is childhood cruelty to animals a marker for physical maltreatment in a prospective cohort study of children?
Contributor(s):: McEwen, Fiona S., Moffitt, Terrie E., Arseneault, Louise
Nonhuman Animal Cruelty, Bullying, and Behavioral Difficulties among Women
Contributor(s):: Sanders, C. E., Henry, B. C.
Is there hope for children who harm animals?
Contributor(s):: Howe, Tasha R.
Examining the nexus between domestic violence and animal abuse in a national sample of service providers
Contributor(s):: Krienert, Jessie L., Walsh, Jeffrey A., Matthews, Kevin, McConkey, Kelly
Bullies, Victims, and Animal Abusers: Do They Exhibit Similar Behavioral Difficulties?
Contributor(s):: Sanders, C. E., Henry, B. C., Giuliani, C. N., Dimmer, L. N.
Two hundred forty-four male undergraduate students enrolled in an introductory psychology class completed surveys assessing animal abuse tendencies, bullying behaviors, and victimization by bullying during their K-12 school experience. Participants also completed the Strengths and Difficulties...
Animal Rights as a Mainstream Phenomenon
Contributor(s):: Bernard E. Rollin
Businesses and professions must stay in accord with social ethics, or risk losing their autonomy.A major social ethical issue that has emerged in the past four decades is the treatment of animals in various areas of human use. Society’s moral concern has outgrown the traditional ethic of animal...
Child abuse, domestic violence, and animal abuse; Cruelty to animals and interpersonal violence
Contributor(s):: Baenninger, Ronald
Is animal cruelty a "red flag" for family violence?: investigating co-occurring violence toward children, partners, and pets
Contributor(s):: Sarah DeGrue, David K. DiLillo
Cross-reporting legislation, which permits child and animal welfare investigators to refer families with substantiated child maltreatment or animal cruelty for investigation by parallel agencies, has recently been adopted in several U.S. jurisdictions. The current study sheds light on the...
Bullying and animal abuse: Is there a connection?
Contributor(s):: Henry, B. C., Sanders, C. E.
Rural and Urban Differences in the Commission of Animal Cruelty
Contributor(s):: Tallichet, Suzanne E., Hensley, Christopher
Why family professionals can no longer ignore violence toward animals
Contributor(s):: Flynn, Clifton P.
Domestic violence and animal cruelty: Untangling the web of abuse
Contributor(s):: Faver, Catherine A., Strand, Elizabeth B.
From animal abuse to interhuman violence? A critical review of the progression thesis
Contributor(s):: Beirne, P.
This paper reviews evidence of a progression from animal abuse to interhuman violence. It finds that the ''progression thesis" is supported not by a coherent research program but by disparate studies often lacking methodological and conceptual clarity. Set in the context of a debate...