Illegal Hunting and Angling:The Neutralization of Wildlife Law Violations

  title={Illegal Hunting and Angling:The Neutralization of Wildlife Law Violations},
  author={S. Eliason},
  journal={Society & Animals},
  • S. Eliason
  • Published 2003
  • Psychology
  • Society & Animals
  • This study provides a descriptive account of rationalizations for poaching used by wildlife law violators. There has been little research on motivations for poaching. This study uses qualitative data obtained from surveys and in-depth interviews with wildlife law violators and conservation officers in Kentucky to examine rationalizations used by wildlife law violators to excuse and justify participation in this type of illegal activity. Comments from conservation officers and violators revealed… CONTINUE READING
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