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  1. Urban Animal Management: a naturalistic perspective

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    | Contributor(s):: David William Paxton

    The thesis uses a naturalistic perspective derived from Darwin’s theory of the origin of species by natural selection to propose that human beings and dogs co-evolved in an interdependent relationship which needs to be taken into account by makers of public policies about urban dogs. An...

  2. Human-Animal Studies: chov hospodářských zvířat - právní, ekonomické, ekologické a etické aspekty

    | Contributor(s):: Klára Podimáková

    Práce se zabývá vztahem mezi lidskými aktéry a hospodářskými zvířaty v heterogenním kolektivu. Zjišťuje, jakým způsobem je podmíněné chování lidí, kteří se starají o...

  3. Veterinarians and Their Perception of the Treatment of Animal Abuse Cases in the Criminal Justice System

    | Contributor(s):: Dustin A. Richardson

    Americans love their companion animals. In 2015, nearly two-thirds (65%) of all households in the U.S. housed at least one pet (APPA, n.d.). This love does not translate to policy, however, as many animals are left defenseless. Interestingly, the Animal Legal Defense Fund (2016) has ranked...

  4. Beasts on Fields. Human-Wildlife Conflicts in Nature-Culture Borderlands

    | Contributor(s):: Tino Johansson

    Human-wildlife conflicts are today an integral part of the rural development discourse. In this research, the main focus is on the spatial explanation which is not a very common approach in the reviewed literature. My research hypothesis is based on the assumption that human-wildlife conflicts...

  5. A study of the statutes, regulations and judicial rulings impacting the access of service animals to the public schools

    | Contributor(s):: Mroz, Jenell A.

  6. The Effects of Facility Animals in the Courtroom on Juror Decision-Making

    | Contributor(s):: Burd, Kayla

  7. Animal cruelty law in the United States: A comparative analysis

    | Contributor(s):: Dockery, Opal

  8. Rats, Pigs, and Statues on Trial: The Creation of Cultural Narratives in the Prosecution of Animals and Inanimate Objects

    | Contributor(s):: Paul Schiff Berman

    Records indicate that trials of animals - usually for killing human beings - took place throughout Europe and elsewhere from the ninth through the nineteenth centuries. The historical evidence indicates that communities viewed these trials seriously. If we can understand what social benefits the...

  9. Epidemiological approaches to the pet overpopulation problem

    | Contributor(s):: Linda Kay Lord

    Methods to accurately describe the pet overpopulation problem have been limited in their scope for the past 30 years. Although various studies have been conducted to estimate the magnitude of the problem at a local, state and national level, less than optimal methodology and response rates have...

  10. Evaluation of an experimental program designed to have a positive effect on adjudicated, violent, incarcerated male juveniles age 12--25 in the state of Oregon

    | Contributor(s):: Arduini, Sandra Merriam

  11. Prisons and disasters

    | Contributor(s):: Savilonis, Melissa A.

  12. Prosecutorial discretion and the social construction of animal cruelty: How cruel is "cruel"?

    | Contributor(s):: Muehlenbeck, Kerry Lynn

  13. Human-dolphin encounter spaces: A qualitative investigation of the geographies and ethics of swim-with-the-dolphins programs

    | Contributor(s):: Stewart, Kristin L.

  14. Defining human: Species, sanity, and legal subjecthood

    | Contributor(s):: Weller, Kris

  15. Prosecutorial decision making in the face of changing norms: An exploratory study of animal cruelty prosecution in New York

    | Contributor(s):: Kordzek, Andrea L.