The relationships between older, physically impaired men and their pets
| Contributor(s):: Jennifer Hughes Williams
The present study examined older male adults' lived experiences with pet ownership. There is robust literature on older adults and the human-animal bond, but presently there are no qualitative phenomenological studies that focus solely on older physically impaired males who live alone and...
The effect of animal-assisted therapy on children's stress during hospitalization [dissertation]
| Contributor(s):: Tsai, Chia-Chun
The connection between domestic violence and animal cruelty in Puerto Rico: An anthropological study
| Contributor(s):: Vazquez Soto, Nancy Y.
Violence against women is one of Puerto Rico’s most critical social problems and for this reason, anthropological thought is critically necessary. Some women in Puerto Rico are vulnerable to situations of violence and control through domestic violence while their animals become involved in...
Pets, intimate partner violence, and the abuser's perspective
| Contributor(s):: Stevenson, Rochelle
Domestic violence remains a serious social issue. In North America, millions of women are victimized each year, and many of these women are victims of violence at the hand of their intimate partners. A small but growing body of research on domestic violence has shown that companion animals are...
Animal abuse as an early predictor of violent crime later in life: A comparison of male and female inmates
| Contributor(s):: Connelly, Heather Joy