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Overview

A part of the Wadsworth Contemporary Issues in Crime and Justice Series, this text is one of a few to exclusively address the core issues that relate to criminal homicide in the United States. MURDER AMERICAN STYLE provides an interdisciplinary theoretical approach to understanding the patterns and trends of lethal violence in America.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780534534707
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 7/24/2002
  • Series: Criminal Justice Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Alex Alvarez is currently Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at Northern Arizona University. He is also the director of the Martin-Springer Institute for Teaching the Holocaust, Tolerance, and Humanitarian Values. He has extensively researched and published on the causes and consequences of both collective and interpersonal violence and has served as the associate editor for the peer reviewed journal VIOLENCE AND VICTIMS. His book, GOVERNMENT, CITIZENS, AND GENOCIDE: A COMPARATIVE AND INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACH, was published by Indiana University Press in 2001.

Ronett Bachman is currently Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies at the University of Delaware. Recent books include THE PRACTICE OF RESEARCH IN CRIMINOLOGY AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE (Pine Forge Press, 2001) with Russell Schutt, and EXPLAINING CRIME AND CRIMINALS (Roxbury Publishing, 2000) with Raymond Paternoster.

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Table of Contents

1. Through the Looking Glass: What We Know and What We Think We Know. 2. A Murderous Society: Patterns of Murder Past and Present. 3. Who We Kill and Why: Explaining Murder in America Today. 4. Deadly Interactions: Exploring the Dynamics of the Murder Process. 5. Dangerous Relations: Homicide in Families and Between Intimate Partners. 6. When There are Multiple Victims: Mass, Spree, and Serial Murders. 7. Tools of Death: Firearms, Drugs, and Alcohol. 8. Capital Punishment in America. 9. Where Do We Go From Here: Conclusions and Policy Recommendations.

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