New Arenas for Violence: Homicide in the American Workplace

Hardcover | October 1, 1996

byMichael D. Kelleher

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New Arenas for Violence examines the history, nature, and causal factors of occupational homicide--murder in the workplace--with a view to the development of a comprehensive understanding of the issue and the introduction of prevention measures designed to establish a safer work environment for the American worker. Through the analysis of a number of actual incidents of homicide, the author constructs a new framework for understanding occupational homicide and its perpetrators. Kelleher develops a new method of categorizing and evaluating crimes of this sort and offers an invaluable profile of the potentially violent worker or client. The book concludes with a compendium of prevention methodologies that are both practical and applicable to a wide variety of workplace environments.

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New Arenas for Violence examines the history, nature, and causal factors of occupational homicide--murder in the workplace--with a view to the development of a comprehensive understanding of the issue and the introduction of prevention measures designed to establish a safer work environment for the American worker. Through the analysis...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:208 pages, 8.59 × 5.44 × 0.39 inPublished:October 1, 1996Publisher:Praeger Publishers

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ISBN - 10:0275956520

ISBN - 13:9780275956523

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?Recommended for those interested in old unsolved mysteries, this book tells teh story of the Zodiac serial killer, whose crimes were committed in California in 1968 and 1969.?-Choice