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Animal cruelty pathway to violence against people by Linda Merz-Perez

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Published by AltaMira Press in Walnut Creek, CA .
Written in English


  • Animal welfare -- Psychological aspects,
  • Cruelty,
  • Violence in children,
  • Conduct disorders in children,
  • Criminal behavior, Prediction of

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 169-178) and index.

StatementLinda Merz-Perez and Kathleen M. Heide.
ContributionsHeide, Kathleen M., 1954-
LC ClassificationsHV4708 .M47 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 191 p. ;
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15554792M
ISBN 100759103038, 0759103046
LC Control Number2003011613

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