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Empathic Differences in Men Who Witnessed Animal Abuse

“Dissociation Effect” between Cognitive and Affective Empathy

Beth Daly and L.L. Morton

Over the last decade, a significant body of research has examined the participation in nonhuman animal abuse as a predictor of human violence. Ultimately, the intention has been to explore the causal links. However substantial, though, some argue that the literature in this area is fraught with

Cheryl E. Sanders, Bill C. Henry, Christine N. Giuliani and Lisa N. Dimmer

Recent research has examined the relationship between animal abuse and bullying (Gullone & Robertson, 2008 ; Henry & Sanders, 2007 ; Baldry, 2005 ). Generally, this research has suggested that there is a positive relationship between these two forms of aggression. Baldry ( 2005 ) found that

Erik Cohen

briefly touched a tiger. The uniqueness of the experience seems to get blunted when hundreds of visitors go through the same brief routine, while the strict shepherding of the visitors precludes any individual variation in engagement with the animals. The Counternarrative of Animal Abuse The

Taking It Out on the Dog

Psychological and Behavioral Correlates of Animal Abuse Proclivity

Charlotte Parfitt and Emma Alleyne

* The editors and Animals and Society Institute are happy to publish the second winner of our annual Undergraduate Paper Prize—Charlotte Parfitt, of the University of Kent, Canterbury. Animal cruelty or animal abuse—defined as “all socially unacceptable behavior that intentionally causes

Bill Henry and Cheryl Sanders

© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2007 DOI: 10.1163/156853007X187081 Bullying and Animal Abuse: Is Th ere a Connection? Bill C. Henry a) and Cheryl E. Sanders b) a) Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Metropolitan State College of Denver, PO Box 17336, Denver, CO 80217 (corresponding

Cheryl E. Sanders and Bill C. Henry

Individuals who engage in animal abuse are much more likely to exhibit bullying behaviors relative to those who do not engage in animal abuse (Baldry, 2005 ; Gullone & Robertson, 2008 ; Henry & Sanders, 2007 ; Sanders et al., 2013 ; Schwartz et al., 2012 ). The relationship persists across a

Piers Beirne

Piers Beirne 1 From Animal Abuse to Interhuman Violence? A Critical Review of the Progression Thesis ABSTRACT This paper reviews evidence of a progression from animal abuse to interhuman violence. It Žnds that the “progression thesis” is suppor ted not by a coherent research program but by

Maya Gupta

© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2008 DOI: 10.1163/156853008X323385 Society and Animals 16 (2008) 223-242 Functional Links Between Intimate Partner Violence and Animal Abuse: Personality Features and Representations of Aggression Maya Gupta President, Ahimsa House Safe Haven

Clifton P. Flynn

161 Animal Abuse in Childhood and Later Support for Interpersonal Violence in Families Clifton P. Flynn1 UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA SPARTANBURG A survey of university students tested whether committing animal abuse during childhood was related to approval of interpersonal violence against

Kelly Thompson and Eleonora Gullone

Articles K ELLY L. T HOMPSON AND E LEONORA G ULLONE , An Investigation into the Association between the Witnessing of Animal Abuse and Adolescents’ Behavior toward Animals ................ 221 J OHN K NIGHT , Monkey Mountain as a Megazoo: Analyzing the Naturalistic Claims of “Wild Monkey Parks