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Author Lea, Suzanne R. Goodney.

Title Delinquency and animal cruelty : myths and realities about social pathology / Suzanne R. Goodney Lea
Published New York : LFB Scholarly Pub., 2007
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Description 1 online resource (x, 166 pages)
Series Criminal justice : recent scholarship
Criminal justice (LFB Scholarly Publishing LLC)
Contents The presumed "link" between animal cruelty and violence to humans -- Constructing the "link" -- Methodological procedures -- Does animal cruelty during childhood correlate with being violent toward humans later in life? -- How do women's and men's reported rates of animal cruelty differ? -- Telling tales to account for incidents of animal cruelty -- The findings and limitations of this study -- Conclusions and implications: How understanding the social construction of animal cruelty helps clarify other acts of juvenile delinquency
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 153-162) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Animal welfare -- United States.
Juvenile delinquency -- United States -- Psychological aspects.
Violence in children -- United States.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2007009789
ISBN 1593322860 (electronic bk.)
9781593322861 (electronic bk.)