Animal Harm: Perspectives on Why People Harm and Kill by Angus Nurse

By Angus Nurse

Why do humans damage, injure, torture and kill animals? This publication evaluates the explanations why those crimes are dedicated and descriptions the features of the animal criminal. It considers moral and price decisions made approximately animals and the tacit acknowledgement and justification of unacceptable legal behaviour in the direction of the harming of animals made by way of offenders. Situating animal abuse, natural world crime, unlawful natural world buying and selling and different illegal actions directed at animals firmly inside eco-friendly Criminology, the e-book contends that this can be a distinctive, multi-dimensional kind of criminal activity which persists regardless of the advent of proper laws. Taking a extensive procedure, the e-book considers the killing and harming of animals in a global context and examines the effectiveness of present laws, coverage and sentencing. together with a bit on extra studying and worthy businesses, this booklet is a worthwhile exploration into views at the accountability owed by means of guy to animals as a part of broader ecological and felony issues. it is going to curiosity criminologists, ecologists, animal protectionists and people attracted to legislation and society and legislations and the environment.

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