Extreme Killing: Understanding Serial and Mass Murder / Edition 1

Extreme Killing: Understanding Serial and Mass Murder / Edition 1

by Jack Levin, Jack Levin, James Alan Fox
     
 

Extreme Killing: Understanding Serial and Mass Murder provides a comprehensive, fascinating overview of multiple homicide, including both serial and mass murder. Adopting a unified conceptual framework for understanding these divergent forms of extreme killing, this book illustrates the many violent expressions of power, revenge, terror, greed, and loyalty using… See more details below

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Extreme Killing: Understanding Serial and Mass Murder provides a comprehensive, fascinating overview of multiple homicide, including both serial and mass murder. Adopting a unified conceptual framework for understanding these divergent forms of extreme killing, this book illustrates the many violent expressions of power, revenge, terror, greed, and loyalty using contemporary and classic case studies in multiple murder.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761988571
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/28/2005
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.04(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

1America's fascination with multiple homicide3
2Defining multiple murder15
3An anatomy of serial murder29
4With deliberation and purpose42
5Murder without guilt56
6Partners in murder72
7Killing for company82
8Fantasyland90
9The making of a serial killer99
10Nonsexual control114
11Killing cults123
12So many victims137
13For love, money, or revenge155
14Family annihilation172
15Firing back186
16Copycat killings202
17Fighting city hall217
18Hate-motivated mass murder227
19Going berserk240
20Remembering the victims257

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