The International Handbook of Animal Abuse and Cruelty: Theory, Research, and Application

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Frank R. Ascione
Purdue University Press, 2008 - Nature - 520 pages
Animal abuse as a predictor of abuse against humans has been documented extensively. Societya€s ever-rising violence has prompted experts to ask what alternatives are available to identify the early signs and stop the cycle. The International Handbook of Animal Abuse and Cruelty: Theory, Research, and Application is the authoritative, up-to-date compendium covering the historical, legal, research, and applied issues related to animal abuse and cruelty from scholars worldwide.\n

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Contents

Historical Perspectives on the Link Between Cruelty
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The Impact of Improved American AntiCruelty Laws in the Investigation
59
Challenges and Opportunities in Assessing Animal Abuse
87
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