Learning Objectives

1. Identify the different types of animal cruelty and discuss why they affect so many people on such a deep level.
2. Describe how animal mistreatment reflects social norms.
3. Explain why the cruelties of factory farming are invisible to most meat eaters.
4. Compare successful efforts to combat animal cruelty.
5. Recognize the importance of using the sociological perspective to understand animal cruelty.