The Murder Book: Examining Homicide

Paperback | October 3, 2007

byKimberly A. Davies

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This book offers a holistic view of homicide: referencing theories from different disciplines (psychology, biology, sociology, criminology) and findings from different regions around the world. Using examples from all types of incidents, the book provides more realistic coverage because it includes not just the high profile cases shown in the media and in books. Encouraging a scholarly understanding of the topic, it devotes separate chapters to each type of homicide and includes unique chapters on solving homicides and processing homicides in court.

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This book offers a holistic view of homicide: referencing theories from different disciplines (psychology, biology, sociology, criminology) and findings from different regions around the world. Using examples from all types of incidents, the book provides more realistic coverage because it includes not just the high profile cases shown...

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 This book offers a holistic view of homicide: referencing theories from different disciplines (psychology, biology, sociology, criminology) and findings from different regions around the world. Using examples from all types of incidents, the book provides more realistic coverage because it includes not just the high profile cases show...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:360 pages, 9.2 × 7 × 0.9 inPublished:October 3, 2007Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0131724010

ISBN - 13:9780131724013

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for what i needed it for,and the price! I purchased this book for a college class that I am currently taking. The book overall is very good in exploring the realistic side of homicide using studies, theories, the law and to understand the investigative side around homicide.
Date published: 2014-02-10

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Table of Contents

1.        Introduction

2.        Definitions and Degrees

3.        Measuring Murder

4.        Patterns and Trends

5.        Biological and Psychological Explanations for Homicide

6.        Social and Cultural  Explanations for Homicide

7.        Confrontational Homicide

8.        Intimate Partner Homicide

9.        Children Who Kill

10.        Infanticide and Murder of Children

11.        Mass and Spree Murder

12.        Serial Murder

13.        Murder as Hate Crime

14.        Solving Homicides

15.        Homicide in Court

16.        The Impact of Homicide

17.        Stopping Murder

18.        Future of Homicide in U.S.