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  1. A survey of psychologists' attitudes, opinions, and clinical experiences with animal abuse

    Contributor(s):: Nelson, Pauline

  2. Adulthood animal abuse among men arrested for domestic violence

    Contributor(s):: Jeniimarie Febres, Gregory L. Stuart (adviser)

    The effectiveness of batterer intervention programs at reducing future intimate partner violence (IPV) perpetration is limited. Learning about perpetrators to more comprehensively address issues relevant to their aggressive tendencies could aid in the development of more effective treatments....

  3. An exploration of animal abuse and animal abusers

    Contributor(s):: Bickerstaff, Gretchen Joy

  4. Animal abuse as an early predictor of violent crime later in life: A comparison of male and female inmates

    Contributor(s):: Connelly, Heather Joy

  5. Animals without rights : a critical analysis of recent approaches in animal ethics

    Contributor(s):: Boaz Sharoni

    Non-human animals suffer greatly and are exploited in numerous ways by humans. This is a grave injustice that points to an urgent need for an adequate framework from which to protect animals from mistreatment by humans. Although classical theories in the animal rights literature have existed for...

  6. Attitude change regarding animal abuse in adults the effect of education and visual aids

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    | Contributor(s):: Ashley Carter

    Additionally, images of animals alone immediately increased attitudes regarding treatment of animals. This difference does not appear to increase further over time. Images of animals alone appear to aid in immediately altering individuals' sense of continuity with animals. The attitude that...

  7. Attitudes of Clinical Psychologists Towards the Reporting of Nonhuman Animal Abuse

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    | Contributor(s):: Laetitia Geoffroy-Dallery

    Research consistently demonstrates that nonhuman animals are capable of cognition and complex emotions, but their legal status in the United States remains similar to that of property. As such, they are not protected under laws mandating psychologists to report suspicions of abuse of...

  8. Battered women's experiences with pet abuse: A survey of women in two domestic violence shelters

    | Contributor(s):: Strand, Elizabeth Bramel

  9. Bloodsport and the Michael Vick Dogfighting Case: A Critical Cultural Analysis

    | Contributor(s):: Wil Massey

    After law enforcement officials in Virginia found evidence of a dogfighting operation, the owner, National Football League star Michael Vick, became one of the most vilified figures in America for supporting a bloodsport that inflicts debilitating bodily harm on dogs. This thesis examines that...

  10. Cross-reporting of abuse : child and animal welfare

    | Contributor(s):: Marie Arnold

    This article explores the link between human and animal violence using the Link theory which suggests that an overlap exists between these two forms of violence. The current study stems from legislative requirements in Queensland that limit the capabilities of both child protection agencies and...

  11. Dog Breed Discrimination in Criminology and Public Knowledge

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    | Contributor(s):: Megan Ekkert

    Animal abuse is never an easy topic for people to discuss. Until recently, animal abuse was only considered a misdemeanor charge under the law, but now it can be considered a felony charge. While that should be good news for animals, there are still a lot of questions when it comes to animal...

  12. Efterlevnad av beslut om djurförbud hos hållare av sällskapsdjur och lantbruksdjur i Västra Götalands län

    | Contributor(s):: Anna Ringström

    Denna studie riktar sig främst till länsstyrelsen i Västra Götalands län, som var frågeställare, men också till de andra länsstyrelserna i landet. Syftet var att undersöka hur de personer som på något sätt orsakat lidande hos...

  13. El vinculo humano-animal: Un acercamiento fenomenologico a la relacion entre las personas y sus animales de compania

    | Contributor(s):: Melendez Samo, Liza Michelle

  14. Ghost herds : rescuing horses and horse people in Bluegrass Kentucky

    | Contributor(s):: Tamar V.S. McKee

    This dissertation examines the cultural and historical dimensions of why certain communities in the United States are compelled to rescue animals from abuse, neglect, or death. In particular, it engages with the debate over sending “unwanted” horses to slaughter, touching upon not...

  15. Investigating cruelty to animals in private and commercial settings

    | Contributor(s):: Catherine Mary Tiplady

    This thesis examines animal abuse occurring in the context of domestic violence, among animals encountered by veterinarians in practice and in media broadcasts of animal cruelty. Whilst the focus on the thesis is on animal abuse within a domestic violence context, I have also studied...

  16. Newspaper coverage of animal abuse

    | Contributor(s):: Imbrock, Lara Jasmine

  17. Proposal for an Animal Crimes Unit within the Milwaukee Police Department

    | Contributor(s):: Caroline Knitter

    The incidence of animal abuse continues to rise in communities across this nation. The range of animal abuse crimes includes starvation and neglect, dog fighting, sexual abuse to malicious killing. Research indicates that crime against or involving animals often leads to crime against humans,...

  18. Risk factors and correlates of hurting animals by children

    | Contributor(s):: Kathleen Ann Rooney

    This dissertation is a secondary analysis of a preexisting dataset, the Longitudinal Studies of Child Abuse and Neglect (LONGSCAN), Assessments 0-4 produced by the National Data Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect (NDACAN) located in the Family Development Center at Cornell University (2001). This...

  19. Social detox

    | Contributor(s):: Renn Hartmann

    The extent of animal abuse, neglect and abandonment places increased pressure on animal welfare organisations to protect the welfare of animals. Such organisations operate under restricting circumstances, doing what they can with what they have and under heavy reliance on support from the public....

  20. The Community Context of Animal and Human Maltreatment: Is there a Relationship between Animal Maltreatment and Human Maltreatment: Does Neighborhood Context Matter?

    | Contributor(s):: Jodi Levinthal

    The purpose of the study is to explore the influence of demographic and neighborhood factors on the phenomenon of animal maltreatment in an urban setting as well as the association of animal maltreatment with human maltreatment. Using a unique dataset of animal maltreatment from the Pennsylvania...