ISBN-10:
0761920927
ISBN-13:
2900761920921
Pub. Date:
11/17/2000
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Murder in America / Edition 2

Murder in America / Edition 2

by Ronald M. HolmesRonald M. Holmes
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Overview

This volume presents an examination of both the common and unusual acts of murder in light of society's changing norms, values, attitudes, and customs. Each chapter explores a specific type of murder by examining trends, methods, motives and statistics, and concludes with suggestions aimed at prediction and prevention.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 2900761920921
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 11/17/2000
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

 

Ronald M. Holmes is Coroner, in the Jefferson County Coroner's office and Professor Emeritus of Justice Administration at the University of Louisville. He is the author of several books, among them Profiling Violent Crimes, Sex Crimes, and Serial Murder. He is also the author of more than 50 articles appearing in scholarly publications. He is Vice President of the National Center for the Study of Unresolved Homicides and has completed more than 500 psychological profiles for police departments across the United States. He received his doctorate from Indiana University.

is Coroner, in the Jefferson County Coroner's office and Professor Emeritus of Justice Administration at the University of Louisville. He is the author of several books, among them and He is also the author of more than 50 articles appearing in scholarly publications. He is Vice President of the National Center for the Study of Unresolved Homicides and has completed more than 500 psychological profiles for police departments across the United States. He received his doctorate from Indiana University.

Stephen T. Holmes is Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice at the University of Central Florida. Prior to this position, he was a social science analyst for the National Institute of Justice in Washington, D.C. He has authored 6 books and more than 15 articles dealing with policing, drug testing, probation and parole issues, and violent crime. He received his doctorate from the University of Cincinnati.

Table of Contents

Murder in America
Serial Murder
Female Serial Killers
Mass Murder
Children Who Kill
Intimates Who Kill
Parents Who Kill
Sex-Related Homocides
Murder in the Workplace

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