College Students' Experiences of Nonhuman Animal Harm in the United States and The Bahamas
Contributor(s):: Fielding, W., Cronin, T. W., Risley-Curtiss, C.
Understanding Preferences for Humane and Cruel Treatment of Pest Rodents in Site C, Khayelitsha, South Africa
Contributor(s):: Buckland, Adam, Nattrass, Nicoli
The cruel treatment of pest rodents is a neglected area of study. This paper uses a representative survey from Khayelitsha (Cape Town) to show that a minority of residents preferred rodent control to be humane but that most did not care how rats are killed and almost a fifth said they would be...
Cruelty to Animals in Turkish Children: Connections with Aggression and Empathy
Contributor(s):: Akdemir, Seda, Gölge, Zeynep Belma
This study explored the relationship between cruelty to animals, aggression, and empathy in primary school children. The relationship between pet ownership, love for animals in the family, and engaging in cruelty to animals was also investigated. The sample consisted of 1,248 students (633 girls,...
Responding to the problem of ‘food security’ in animal cruelty policy debates: building alliances between animal-centred and human-centred work on food system issues
Contributor(s):: Evans, Brodie, Johnson, Hope
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...
Protecting Cats and Dogs in Order to Protect Humans: Making the Case for a Felony Companion Animal Statute in Mississippi
Contributor(s):: Deborah Challener
During the 2010 session of the Mississippi legislature, Senator Billy Hewes (R-Gulfport) introduced Senate Bill No. 2623 which, inter alia, made it a felony to "with malice torture, mutilate, maim, burn, starve, disfigure or kill any domesticated dog or cat." The penalty for a...
Response--Dr Frankenstein and Today's Professional Biotechnologist: A Failed Analogy?
Contributor(s):: Westra, Laura
Moral Issues Associated with Bioengineered Species: Stewardship, Abuse and Sustainability
Contributor(s):: Dandekar, Natalie, Zlotkowski, Edward
Reply to Westra's "Response--Dr Frankenstein and Today's Professional Biotechnologist"
Circles of pain: The development of concepts regarding animals and their sociohistoric consequences
Contributor(s):: Jones, Mary Elizabeth
Encyclopedia of Human-Animal Relationships: A Global Exploration of Our Connections with Animals [book review]
Contributor(s):: Muskiewicz, Marion S.
Testing the direct, indirect, and moderated effects of childhood animal cruelty on future aggressive and non‐aggressive offending
Contributor(s):: Walters, Glenn D.
Spinoza's Spiders, Schopenhauer's Dogs
Contributor(s):: Berman, David
Understanding Animal Abuse: A Sociological Analysis
Contributor(s):: Randour, M. L.
Manliness and the“Morality of Field Sports”: E. A. Freeman and Anthony Trollope, 1869–71
Contributor(s):: Boddice, Rob
`Lion Griefs': the Wild Animal Act as Theatre
Contributor(s):: Stokes, John
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...
Horse Play in the Canadian West: The Emergence of the Calgary Stampede as Contested Terrain
Contributor(s):: Gerber, B., Young, K.
As one example of how modern Western societies are increasingly obliged to reconcile questions of civility and justice against common, indeed revered, practices that compromise nonhuman animals, this paper examines the recent history of public debate regarding the use of animals for public...
The Relationship between Empathy and Personality in Undergraduate Students' Attitudes toward Nonhuman Animals
Contributor(s):: Erlanger, A. C. E., Tsytsarev, S. V.
The majority of research investigating beliefs toward nonhuman animals has focused on vivisection or utilized populations with clear views on animal issues (e.g., animal rights activists). Minimal research has been conducted on what personality factors influence a nonclinical or nonadjudicated...