The Will to Kill: Making Sense of Senseless Murder / Edition 4

The Will to Kill: Making Sense of Senseless Murder / Edition 4

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by James Alan Fox, Jack Levin, Kenna Quinet
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0131375679

ISBN-13: 9780131375673

Pub. Date: 06/24/2011

Publisher: Pearson

This thoroughly revised and updated text is about the circumstances in which people kill one another. Authored by renowned experts, WILL TO KILL, THE: MAKING SENSE OF SENSELESS MURDER, 4/e reviews homicide laws, introduces theories purporting to explain murder, and presents up-to-date statistical data identifying homicide patterns

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This thoroughly revised and updated text is about the circumstances in which people kill one another. Authored by renowned experts, WILL TO KILL, THE: MAKING SENSE OF SENSELESS MURDER, 4/e reviews homicide laws, introduces theories purporting to explain murder, and presents up-to-date statistical data identifying homicide patterns and trends. It covers topics ranging from domestic and workplace homicide to cult and hate killings; murder committed by juveniles to serial slayings. Finally, it examines criminal justice responses to homicide, including the strategies and tactics employed to apprehend, prosecute, and punish killers. Virtually every chapter in this edition has undergone significant revision. In particular, this edition reflects recent legislative changes and Supreme Court decisions, includes new case examples, and contains extensively expanded discussions of family and school homicide.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131375673
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
06/24/2011
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
275,309
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1. The Lure and the Law of Homicide

2. Explaining the Will to Kill

3. The Killers and their Victims

4. Intimate and Family Murder

5. The Young and the Ruthless

6. Well-Schooled in Murder

7. Serial Killers

8. Medical Murder

9. Rampage

10. Hate Homicides

11. Murderous Terror

12. Cult Killings

13. Catching Killers

14. Getting Away with Murder, or Not

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