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Handbook of European homicide research : patterns, explanations, and country studies

Author: Marieke Liem; William Alex Pridemore
Publisher: New York, NY : Springer, ©2012.
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This two-volume sourcebook is an authoritative guide to the substantive, methodological and policy aspects of homicide research in Europe. One of its volumes contains separate chapters on patterns,  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Handbooks, manuals, etc
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marieke Liem; William Alex Pridemore
ISBN: 9781461404668 1461404665
OCLC Number: 822580351
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 24 novembre 2011).
Description: 1 online resource (1 texte électronique (xi, 513 p.))
Contents: Introduction.-Section One.-Homicide data in Europe: Definitions, sources and statistics.-Long-term historical trends of homicide in Europe.-Contemporary differences in rates and trends of homicide among European nations.-Regional variation in Europe between homicide and other forms of external death and criminal offences.-Theory and explanation in contemporary European homicide research.- A review of the cross-national empirical literature on social structure and homicide.- Explaining variation in homicide rates across Eastern and Western European cities: The effects of social, political and economic forces.- The effects of political, economic, and social changes on homicide in Eastern Europe.- Family Violence in Europe: Child homicide and intimate partner violence.-Rural homicide in Europe.-Homicide followed by suicide in Europe.-Terrorism in Europe from 1945-present.-Alcohol and homicide in Europe.-Immigration and homicide in contemporary Europe.-Firearms and homicide in Europe.-Homicide and punishment in Europe.- Section Two.-Homicide in England & Wales.-Homicide in France.- Homicide in Germany.-Homicide in the Netherlands.- Homicide in Switzerland.- Homicide in Spain.-Homicide in Italy.-Homicide in Finland.- Homicide in Sweden.- Homicide in Estonia.-Homicide in Lithuania.-Homicide in Russia, Ukraine & Belarus.
Responsibility: Marieke C.A. Liem, William Alex Pridemore, editors.


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