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Cruelty, violence and murder : understanding the criminal mind

Author: Arthur Hyatt-Williams
Publisher: London : Karnac, 1998.
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The line that separates those who kill from those who only think about it, and from those who injure themselves, is often thinner than we imagine. Convicted murderers serving life-sentences in England are among the subjects of this in-depth psychological study of what makes people kill. 350 pages.
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Williams, Arthur Hyatt.
Cruelty, violence and murder.
London : Karnac, 1998
(OCoLC)606066584
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Hyatt-Williams
ISBN: 9781849402620 1849402620
OCLC Number: 728670331
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 350 pages)
Contents: COVER; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; PART I; Chapter 1-Aggression and Death; Chapter 2-The Death Constellation (I); Chapter 3-The Indigestible Idea of Death; Chapter 4-The Death Constellation (II); Chapter 5-Other Manifestations of the Death Constellation; PART II; Chapter 6-The Nature of Aggression; Chapter 7-Violence and Psychic Indigestion; Chapter 8-Escalating Violence; Chapter 9-Cruelty and Cruel Behavior; Chapter 10-Brutalization and Recivilization, or Wildness and Civilizing for the First Time; Chapter 11-Latent Murderousness; PART III; Chapter 12-Assessment and Risk.
Responsibility: Arthur Hyatt Williams ; foreword by Paul Williams.

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