Publications

Handbook on Animal Abuse and Cruelty

Ascione, F. R., McCabe, M. S., Phillips, A., and Tedeschi, P. (2010). Animal abuse and developmental psychopathology: Recent research, programmatic, and therapeutic issues and challenges for the future. In A. H. Fine (Ed.), Handbook on animal-assisted therapy: Theoretical foundations and guidelines for practice (3rd edition, in press). San Diego, CA: Academic Press.

Ascione, F. R. (Ed.). (2008). International handbook of animal abuse and cruelty: Theory, research, and application. West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press.

Ascione, F. R. (2005). Children and animals: Exploring the roots of kindness and cruelty. West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press. Release of Japanese (April, 2006) and Italian (January 2007) editions.

Ascione, F. R. (2009) Examining children’s exposure to violence in the context of animal abuse: A review of recent research. In A. Linsey (Ed.), The link between animal abuse and human violence (pp.106-115). East Sussex, UK: Sussex Academic Press.

Ascione, F. R. (2008). Animal abuse: The development of a research domain. In F. R. Ascione (Ed.), The international handbook of animal abuse and cruelty: Theory, research, and application (pp. 1-5). West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press.

Ascione, F. R. (2008). Animal abuse: The continuing evolution of theory, research, and application. In F. R. Ascione (Ed.), The international handbook of animal abuse and cruelty: Theory, research, and application (pp. 473-478). West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press.

Ascione, F. R. (2007). Emerging research on animal abuse as a risk factor for intimate partner violence. In K. Kendall-Tackett and S. Giacomoni (Eds.), Intimate partner violence (pp.3- 1 – 3-17). Kingston, NJ: Civic Research Institute.

Ascione, F. R. (2008). Animal/pet abuse. In C. Renzetti and J. Edleson (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Interpersonal Violence. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Ascione, F. R. (2008). Bestiality. In C. Renzetti and J. Edleson (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Interpersonal Violence. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Ascione, F. R. (2008). Animal abuse and child maltreatment occurrence. In C. Renzetti and J. Edleson (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Interpersonal Violence. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Ascione, F. R. (2008). Sheltering of domestic violence victims’ pets. In C. Renzetti and J. Edleson (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Interpersonal Violence. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Ascione, F. R., and Arkow, P. (2008). American Humane Association. In C. Renzetti and J. Edleson (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Interpersonal Violence. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Ascione, F. R. and Maruyama, M. (2010). Animal abuse and developmental psychopathology. In P. McCardle, S. McCune, J. Griffin, and V. Maholmes (Eds.), How animals affect us: Examining the influence of human-animal interaction on child development and human health (in press).  Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Ascione, F. R., McCabe, M. S., Phillips, A., and Tedeschi, P. (2010). Animal abuse and developmental psychopathology: Recent research, programmatic, and therapeutic issues and challenges for the future. In A. H. Fine (Ed.), Handbook on animal-assisted therapy: Theoretical foundations and guidelines for practice (3rd edition, in press). San Diego, CA: Academic Press.

Ascione, F. R., and Shapiro, K.J. (2009).  People and animals, kindness and cruelty: Research directions and policy implications.  Journal of Social Issues, 65, 569-587.

Ascione, F. R., Weber, C. V., Thompson, T., Heath, J., Maruyama, M., and Hayashi, K. (2007). Battered pets and domestic violence: Animal abuse reported by women experiencing intimate violence and by non-abused women. Violence against Women, 13(4), 354-373.

Boggs, J., Tedeschi, P., and Ascione, F. R. (2010). Animal-assisted approaches to child and adolescent mental health. In C. L. Norton (Ed.), Innovative interventions in child and adolescent mental health (in press). New York, NY: Routledge.

Maruyama, M., and Ascione, F. R.  (2008).  Animal abuse: An evolving issue in Japanese
society.  In F. R. Ascione (Ed.), The international handbook of animal abuse and cruelty:
Theory, research, and application (pp. 269-304). West Lafayette, IN: Purdue
University Press.

Pagani, C., Robustelli, F., and Ascione, F. R. (2007). Italian youths’ attitudes toward and concern for animals. Anthrozoös, 20, 275-293.

Pagani, C., Robustelli, F., and Ascione, F. R.  (2008).  Animal abuse experiences described by Italian school-aged children.  In F. R. Ascione (Ed.), The international handbook of animal abuse and cruelty: Theory, research, and application (pp. 247-268). West Lafayette,IN: Purdue University Press.

Pagani, C., Robustelli, F., & Ascione, F. R. (2010). Investigating animal abuse: Some theoretical and methodological issues. Anthrozoös, 23, 259-276.

Trujillo, K., Tedeschi, P., and Williams, J. H. (2010). Research meets practice: Issues for evidence-based training in HAI. In P. McCardle, S. McCune, L. Esposito, J. Griffin, and L. Freund (Eds.), The role of pets in children’s lives: Human-animal interaction in child development, health and therapeutic intervention (in press).  Baltimore, MD: Brooks Publishing.