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 booklet evaluates the explanations why those crimes are devoted 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 means of offenders. Situating animal abuse, natural world crime, unlawful flora and fauna buying and selling and different illegal actions directed at animals firmly inside eco-friendly Criminology, the publication contends that this can be a certain, multi-dimensional form of illegal activity which persists regardless of the creation of correct laws. Taking a large process, the e-book considers the killing and harming of animals in a world context and examines the effectiveness of present laws, coverage and sentencing. together with a piece on additional studying and helpful organisations, this ebook is a important exploration into views at the accountability owed through guy to animals as a part of broader ecological and felony issues. it's going to curiosity criminologists, ecologists, animal protectionists and people drawn to legislations and society and legislation and the environment.

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