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Murder and society

Author: Peter Morrall
Publisher: Chichester, England ; Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This text provides a fascinating exploration of murder, offering an insight into what leads people to kill and what effect this has on society as a whole. It analyses the concept of murder and looks at explanations of murder in terms of motive, madness, 'badness', faulty individuals (i.e. biological and psychological features), and faulty society (i.e. social structure). Many fascinating and useful case studies  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Morrall
ISBN: 9781861564559 1861564554
OCLC Number: 70114423
Description: 208 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: What is murder? --
Who commits murder? --
Why commit murder? --
Why is murder devastating? --
Why is murder fascinating?
Responsibility: Peter Morrall.
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Human psychological and physical well-being is damaged and destroyed when people are deliberately killed by other people. There are millions of primary and secondary victims of murder throughout the  Read more...

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"Peter Morrall draws on a wide range of cross-cultural and historical material to support his points." (Therapy Today, July 2007)

 
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