ISBN-10:
0761947558
ISBN-13:
9780761947554
Pub. Date:
02/28/2005
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Understanding Homicide / Edition 1

Understanding Homicide / Edition 1

by Fiona Brookman

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761947554
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 02/28/2005
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.52(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: PLACING HOMICIDE IN CONTEXT
Deconstructing Homicide
Patterns and Characteristics of Homicide in the UK
EXPLANATIONS OF HOMICIDE
Biological Explanations of Homicide
Psychological Explanations of Homicide
Sociological Explanations of Homicide
MAKING SENSE OF PARTICULAR FORMS OF HOMICIDE
When Men Kill
When Women Kill
The Killing of Children and Infants
Multiple Homicide
'Serial Killers', Terrorists and Corporations
PART FOUR: DEALING WITH HOMICIDE
The Investigation of Homicide
Preventing Homicide in the UK
Overview and Conclusions

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