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Homicide : a sociological explanation

Author: Leonard Beeghley
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The American homicide rate remains dramatically higher than that in other Western nations. This work focuses on one important phenomenon to explain larger currents in American society. It examines  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Beeghley, Leonard.
Homicide.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2003
(OCoLC)679461536
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Leonard Beeghley
ISBN: 0847694720 9780847694723 0847694739 9780847694730
OCLC Number: 51216183
Description: xi, 225 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Homicide as a routine event --
How to understand homicide --
Homicide in cross-national and historical perspective--
The American dream and homicide : a critique --
Social structure and homicide --
Is change possible?
Responsibility: Leonard Beeghley.

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The book is well written, well referenced, and adequately indexed. Recommended. * CHOICE * Beeghley's book provides an impressive sociological understanding of murder. * Okeechobee News * Homocide: A Read more...

 
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