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Animal Abuse And Family Violence Researching The Interrelationships Of Abusive Power (Mellen Studies in Sociology) by Amy J. Fitzgerald

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Published by Edwin Mellen Press .
Written in English


  • Domestic violence,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Family / Parenting / Childbirth,
  • Nature,
  • Pets,
  • Abuse - General,
  • Animals,
  • Animal welfare,
  • Family violence

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages231
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8078009M
ISBN 100773461892
ISBN 109780773461895

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The book is an interdisciplinary source book of original essays that examines the relations between animal maltreatment and human interpersonal violence, expands the scope of research in this growing area, and provides practical assessment and documentation strategies to help professionals confronting violence do their jobs better by attending 5/5(6). Animal Abuse and Family Violence: Linkages, Research, and Implications for Professional Practice is a valuable resource for clinical psychologists, counselors, social workers, educators, students, veterinarians, animal rights activists, mainstream media, and anyone interested in the prevention of animal abuse. Learn how animal cruelty is linked to family violence Experts find a disturbingly close relationship between animal abuse and family violence. Animal Abuse and Family Violence: Linkages, Research, and Implications for Professional Practice explores the difficult link between family violence and animal abuse in depth, explaining why the abuse occurs and offering practical Price: $ “Animal abuse does not inevitably lead to interpersonal violence but we must come to a better understanding of the circumstances in which it does – for the sake of both animals and people.

Recent studies have found high rates of coexistence between animal abuse and family violence. This study explores the resultant questions of how and why animal abuse and other forms of family violence frequently coexist. To address these questions information was gathered through in-depth, semi-standardized interviews with abused women who had at least one pet while Pages: Evidence is mounting that animal abuse, frequently embedded in families scarred by domestic violence and child abuse and neglect, often predicts the potential for other violent acts. As early intervention is critical in the prevention and reduction of aggression, this book encourages researchers and professionals to recognize animal abuse as a significant problem and a Reviews: 2. Child Abuse, Domestic Violence, and Animal Abuse book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Evidence is mounting that animal abuse, f /5(9). Drawing on available literature this study identifies the following reasons for attention to animal abuse in the context of domestic violence (see p of this article for relevant references): Pets are often viewed as companions or even family members, and some may view animal abuse as another form of family violence.