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Contemporary Perspectives on Serial Murder / Edition 1
     

Contemporary Perspectives on Serial Murder / Edition 1

by Ronald M. Holmes, Stephen T. Holmes
 

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ISBN-10: 076191420X

ISBN-13: 9780761914204

Pub. Date: 03/24/1998

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Labeled as the crime of the 1990's, serial murder is predicted to remain the crime of the first decades of the new millennium. This book brings together the perspectives of acknowledged experts in the field along with those of emerging authorities on serial murder. The chapters offer a unique look at these crimes from a variety of viewpoints and experiences.

Overview

Labeled as the crime of the 1990's, serial murder is predicted to remain the crime of the first decades of the new millennium. This book brings together the perspectives of acknowledged experts in the field along with those of emerging authorities on serial murder. The chapters offer a unique look at these crimes from a variety of viewpoints and experiences. Accessibly written, this compelling volume includes information on minorities and serial killing, as well the manner in which serial killers are traced and tracked.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761914204
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
03/24/1998
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: WHAT IS SERIAL MURDER? THE CHARACTER AND THE EXTENT
Profiles in Terror - R Holmes and J De Burger
The Serial Murderer
African-Americans and Serial Homicide - P Jenkins
The Female Serial Killer - R Hale and A Bolin
Female Serial Murderesses - S Holmes, E Hickey and R Holmes
The Unnoticed Terror
PART TWO: THE MIND OF THE SERIAL KILLER
Introduction
The Application of Learning Theory to Serial Murder or 'You Too Can Learn to Be a Serial Killer' - R Hale
The Divided Self - A Carlisle
Toward an Understanding of the Dark Side of the Serial Killer
Sequential Predation - R Holmes
Elements of Serial Fatal Victimization
Inside the Mind of the Serial Killer - R Holmes, J De Burger and S Holmes
A Serial Killer's Perspective - Anonymous
PART THREE: INVESTIGATING SERIAL MURDER CASES
Stalking in America - R Holmes
Types and Methods of Criminal Stalkers
Profiling the Clairemont Serial Murder Case - J Davis
A Collaborative Investigative Effort
Psychological Profiling - R Holmes
Uses in Serial Murder Cases
Cold Case Squad - D Rivers
PART FOUR: FUTURE TRENDS IN SERIAL MURDER INVESTIGATION AND RESEARCH
Introduction
A Methodological Model - K Rossmo
Serial Murder Investigation - T O'Reilly-Fleming
Prospects for Police Networking
Selected Problems in Serial Murder Investigations - R Holmes and S Holmes

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