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  1. College Students' Experiences of Nonhuman Animal Harm in the United States and The Bahamas

    Contributor(s):: Fielding, W., Cronin, T. W., Risley-Curtiss, C.

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. Battered women's reports of their partners' and their children's cruelty to animals

    Contributor(s):: Ascione, Frank R.

  7. Domestic violence and the abuse of pets: researching the link and its implications in Ireland

    Contributor(s):: Allen, Mary, Gallagher, Barbara, Jones, Boyd

  8. Can Attitudes About Animal Neglect Be Differentiated From Attitudes About Animal Abuse?

    Contributor(s):: Henry, B. C.

  9. Moral Disengagement and Support for Nonhuman Animal Farming

    Contributor(s):: Mitchell, L.

  10. The social and emotional context of childhood and adolescent animal cruelty: Is there a link to adult interpersonal crimes?

    Contributor(s):: Tallichet, Suzanne E., Hensley, Christopher

  11. The development of the PET scale for the measurement of physical and emotional tormenting against animals in adolescents

    Contributor(s):: Baldry, A. C.

  12. Treasuring, trashing or terrorizing: Adult outcomes of childhood socialization about companion animals

    Contributor(s):: Raupp, C. D.