xi, 520 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm.
New directions in the human-animal bond.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction: animal abuse and scholarly research : reflections on the past and a contemporary view / Frank R. Ascione Cruelty invisible : historical perspectives on the link between cruelty to animals and interpersonal violence / Bernard Uni The veterinary profession's roles in recognizing and preventing family violence : the experiences of the human medicine field and the development of diagnostic indicators for non-accidental injury / Phil Arkow and Helen Munro The impact of improved American anti-cruelty laws in the investigation, prosecution, and sentencing of abusers / Pamela D. Frasch Counting cruelty : challenges and opportunities in assessing animal abuse and neglect in America / Randall Lockwood Conduct problems and cruelty to animals in children : what is the link? / Mark R. Dadds Pet abuse : relationships to psychobiology, attachment processes, and domestic violence / Ronald D. Maiuro, Jane A. Eberle, Pooka Rastaman, and Bianca Snowflake A sociological analysis of animal abuse / Clifton P. Flynn Unleashing compassion : social work and animal abuse / Catherine A. Faver and Elizabeth B. Strand Bestiality and zoophilia : a discussion of sexual contact with animals / Andrea M. Beetz Animal hoarding : a third dimension of animal abuse / Gary Patronek Animal abuse experiments described by Italian school-aged children / Camilla Pagani, Francesco Robustelli, and Frank R. Ascione Animal abuse : an evolving issue in Japanese society / Mika Maruyama and Frank R. Ascione Animal abuse, cruelty, and welfare : an Australian perspective / Eleonora Gullone and John P. Clarke Attachment and animal abuse / Ken Magid Law enforcement perspectives and obligations related to animal abuse / Sherry Schlueter Collaborating to assess, intervene, and prosecute animal abuse : a continuum of protection for children and animals / Barbara W. Boat, Lynn Loar, and Allie Phillips Assessing children's experiences with animal cruelty : assessment, treatment, community needs, and policy considerations / Shari Lewchanin and Mary Lou Randour The relation between psychiatric disorders and human-animal interactions : a Japanese psychiatric perspective / Akimtsu Yokoyama Animal abuse : the continuing evolution of theory, research, and application / Frank R. Ascione.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.