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- DescriptionMany philosophers, including Aquinas, Locke, Schopenhauer and Kant, have assumed that there is a link between cruelty to animals and violence to people. During the last 40 years, evidence for this view has steadily accumulated as a result of statistical, psychological, and medical investigations, and there is w a substantial body of supporting empirical evidence. The Link Between Animal Abuse & Human Violence brings together international experts from seven countries to examine in detail the relationships between animal abuse and child abuse, the emotional development of the child, family violence, and serial murder. It considers the implications for legal and social policy, and the work of key professionals. Sections include critical overviews of existing research, discussion of ethical issues, and a special focus on the abuse of wild animals. This book is essential reading for all those who have a stake in the debate, either because their academic work relates to the issues involved, or because their professional role involves contact with the abused or the abusers, both human and animal, including child care officers, community carers, law enforcement officers, health visitors, veterinarians, anti-cruelty inspectors, animal protection officers, social scientists, lawyers, psychologists, and crimilogists. This is the most up-to-date, authoritative, and comprehensive volume on the link between animal abuse and human violence.
- Author BiographyAndrew Linzey is Director of the Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics and a member of the Faculty of Theology at at Oxford University. He is the author or editor of more than twenty books, including Animal Rights: A Christian Assessment; Christianity and the Rights of Animals; and Why Animal Suffering Matters: Philosophy, Theology, and Practical Ethics .
- PublisherSussex Academic Press
- Date of Publication03/07/2009
- SubjectSocial Issues, Services & Welfare
- Place of PublicationBrighton
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintSussex Academic Press
- Content Notetables
- Weight556 g
- Width229 mm
- Height152 mm
- Spine20 mm
- Edited byAndrew Linzey
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