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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 e-book evaluates the explanations why those crimes are dedicated and descriptions the features of the animal criminal. It considers moral and cost decisions made approximately animals and the tacit acknowledgement and justification of unacceptable felony behaviour in the direction of the harming of animals made through offenders. Situating animal abuse, flora and fauna crime, unlawful natural world buying and selling and different illegal actions directed at animals firmly inside of eco-friendly Criminology, the booklet contends that this can be a exact, multi-dimensional form of illegal activity which persists regardless of the advent of suitable laws. Taking a wide technique, the ebook 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 examining and necessary enterprises, this publication is a worthy exploration into views at the accountability owed through guy to animals as a part of broader ecological and felony matters. it's going to curiosity criminologists, ecologists, animal protectionists and people attracted to legislations and society and legislation and the environment.

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