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Animal harm : perspectives on why people harm and kill animals

Author: Angus Nurse
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey [UK] ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2013.
Series: Green criminology series.
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"Why do people harm, injure, torture, and kill animals? This book evaluates the reasons why these crimes are committed and outlines the characteristics of the animal offender. It considers ethical and value judgements made about animals and the tacit acknowledgement and justification of unacceptable criminal behaviour towards the harming of animals made by offenders. Situating animal abuse, wildlife crime, illegal  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Angus Nurse
ISBN: 9781409442080 140944208X 9781409442097 1409442098 9781409472599 1409472590
OCLC Number: 801996768
Description: ix, 289 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: The nature of animal harm --
Identifying animal offenders --
Animal harm and domestic animals --
Animal harm and traditional fieldsports --
Animal harm, culture, and self-expression --
Sport and trophy hunting --
Trade in wildlife and derivatives --
Animal harm and public policy.
Series Title: Green criminology series.
Responsibility: Angus Nurse.
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Taking a broad approach, the book considers the killing and harming of animals in an international context and examines the effectiveness of current legislation, policy and sentencing. Including a  Read more...

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