The Palgrave International Handbook of Animal Abuse Studies

von: Jennifer Maher, Harriet Pierpoint, Piers Beirne

Palgrave Macmillan, 2017

ISBN: 9781137431837 , 548 Seiten

Format: PDF

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The Palgrave International Handbook of Animal Abuse Studies


This Handbook fills a large gap in current scholarly literature on animal abuse studies. It moves considerably beyond the debate that has traditionally dominated the discourse of animal abuse - the link between one-on-one interpersonal violence and animal abuse - and towards those institutionalised forms of animal abuse which are routine, everyday, socially acceptable and invisibilised. Chapters from expert contributors raise issues such as: the use of animals as edibles; vivisection; animal sexual assault; animals used in sport and hunting; animal trafficking; the use of animals by youth gangs, by other groups and in war; species extinction; and the passivity of national and international organisations in combating animal abuse. The Handbook is a unique text: it is essential reading for students, researchers, academics, activists and policy makers involved in understanding and preventing animal abuse.

Dr Jennifer Maher is a senior lecturer at the Centre for Criminology, University of South Wales, UK. 

Dr Harriet Pierpoint is a Reader in Criminology and Criminal Justice at the Centre for Criminology at the University of South Wales. 

Professor Piers Beirne has taught sociology, law and criminology in England, Ireland and the United States, where he is currently Professor of Sociology and Legal Studies in the Criminology Department at the University of Southern Maine.