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  1. A Legislative History of Nonhuman Animal Fighting in the U.S. and Its Territories

    Contributor(s):: Pacelle, Wayne, Pacelle, Richard L.

  2. The Sociology of Animal Crime: An Examination of Incidents and Arrests in Chicago

    Contributor(s):: Keri Burchfield

    This study seeks to sociologically examine the patterns of animal crime in one large American city. Using Chicago Police Department animal crimes data, this research analyzes the types of crimes perpetrated, characteristics related to animal crime, and patterns of arrest. Findings indicate that...

  3. Urban Animals: Human-Poultry Relationships in Later Post-Medieval Belfast

    Contributor(s):: B. Tyr Fothergill

    Live animals were a ubiquitous feature of post-medieval cities and provided a variety of products to a broad cross-section of society. Poultry species were portable and accessible to people of modest means. Yet, the quotidian presence of poultry contrasts with the lack of attention to urban...

  4. Note to Athletes, NFL, and NBA: Dog Fighting is a Crime, Not a Sport

    Contributor(s):: Phyllis G. Coleman

    Americans were finally forced to face the issue of animal abuse and professional athletes when investigators discovered 66 pit bulls, in addition to dog fighting equipment, at a home owned by "pro football's most electrifying quarterback." Although Michael Vick insisted he did not...

  5. Gallos y galleras en Venezuela

    Contributor(s):: Barreto, Igor

  6. El gallo de pelea en el PerĂº

    Contributor(s):: Cogorno Ventura, Carlos

  7. New perspectives on urban cockfighting in Roman Britain

    Contributor(s):: Doherty, Sean

  8. Approval versus disapproval of dogfighting and cockfighting among college students

    Contributor(s):: Molina, Melody, Arikawa, Hiroko, Templer, Donald I.

  9. Who Feels Sympathy for Roosters Used in Cockfighting? Examining the Influence of Feelings, Belief in Animal Mind, Personality, and Empathy-Related Traits

    Contributor(s):: Lee, S. A., Quarles, L.

    Since the 2007 Vick dog-fighting case, much attention has been focused on cruelty against dogs. Cockfighting roosters, on the other hand, have been virtually ignored by scientists and laypeople alike. Accordingly, very little is known about our emotional reactions to roosters used for...

  10. Psychological correlates for the approval of animal fighting

    Contributor(s):: Molina, Melody

  11. Some Characteristics of the People Who Attend Mexican Rooster (Cock) Fighting Events

    Contributor(s):: Orihuela, J. A., Solano, J.

  12. Marketing Deviance: The Selling of Cockfighting

    Contributor(s):: Darden, Donna K., Worden, Steven K.

  13. The Moral and Conceptual Universe of Cockfighters: Symbolism and Rationalization

    Contributor(s):: Hawley, Fred

  14. The Cockfighter [Review]

    Contributor(s):: Herzog, Harold

  15. Strain differences in aggressiveness of male domestic fowl in response to a male model

    Contributor(s):: Millman, S. T., Duncan, I. J. H.

    Aggressive behaviour of broiler breeder (BR) males was compared with that of males of an Old English Game strain (GA) which had been bred for fighting. In addition, aggressive behaviour of males of a commercial laying strain (LR) reared under the same level of feed restriction recommended for...

  16. Performing human-animal relations in Spain: An anthropological study of bullfighting from horseback in Andalusia

    Contributor(s):: Kirrilly Thompson

    A fundamental concern of human-animal studies is the human-animal boundary. The rider-horse relationship challenges this boundary through a degree of intercorporeality that is symbolised by the centaur. The centaur is transformative and generative; it is part horse, part human but moe than...

  17. Animals as spectacle and sport

    The study of animals - and the relationship between humans and other animals - is now one of the most fiercely debated topics in contemporary science and culture.Animals have a long history in human society, providing food, labour, sport and companionship as well as becoming objects for exhibit....

  18. Crowing and mating behaviors in lines of chickens selected for mating frequency

    Contributor(s):: Benoff, F. H., Siegel, P. B.

  19. Effects of male presence on agonistic behavior and productivity of White Leghorn hens

    Contributor(s):: Bhagwat, A. L., Craig, J. V.

    Three experiments were performed, involving 18, 16 and 48 flocks with 9-16 females and 0-4 males per flock. The White Leghorn strains used had been selected either for egg mass or age at sexual maturity, or were unselected. Age at 50% egg production, rate of lay, survival rate, egg weight, egg...

  20. Inhibition of agonistic acts between domestic hens by a dominant third party

    Contributor(s):: Ylander, D. M., Craig, J. V.

    In a study of the inhibitory effects of adult males and of dominant females on frequency of agonistic acts between pairs of feeding hens, three flocks were used in each of two experiments. When a cock was in their immediate presence, hens had only 5 peck-avoidances in 24 10-minute trials; when he...