Animal Abuse and Family Violence: Researching the Interrelationships of Abusive Power (Mellen Studies in Sociology S. No. 48)

Animal Abuse and Family Violence: Researching the Interrelationships of Abusive Power (Mellen Studies in Sociology S. No. 48)

By: Amy J Fitzgerald (author)Hardback

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Focuses on the participant's experiences and interpretations of how and why these forms of abuse coexist, and the degree to which the animal abuse perpetrated by their partners was instrumental or expressive.

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Contents

Chapter 4 - The Multiple Victims of Family Violence 45; The Inclusion of Animal Abuse as a Component of Family Violence 46; The Need for a Comprehensive Approach to Family Violence 49; Forms of Abuse Perpetrated within the Family 51; Theorizing the Coexistence of Animal Abuse and Other Forms of Family Violence 53; Summary 67; Chapter 5 - Research Methodology 69; The Study Design 69; The Study Sample 73; Data Collection 75; Data Analysis 76; Ethical Considerations 82; Summary 84; Chapter 6 - An Analysis of How Animal Abuse and Other Forms of Family Violence Coexist 87; Overview of the Sample and the Forms of Abuse Reported 87; Making Demands, Making Threats, and Taking Action to Get Rid of the Pets 91; Threats to Harm the Pets 97; The Neglect of Pets by Abusive Partners 100; The Psychological Abuse of Pets by Abusive Partners 104; The Physical Abuse of Pets by Abusive Partners 105; The Relationship between Battered Women and Their Pets 113; (Not) Leaving an Abusive Partner When Pets Are Involved 117; Summary 122.

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/06/2005
  • ISBN13: 9780773461895
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 231
  • ID: 9780773461895
  • ISBN10: 0773461892

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