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Murder : social and historical approaches to understanding murder and murderers

Author: Shani D'Cruze; Sandra Walklate; Samantha Pegg
Publisher: Cullompton : Willan, 2006.
Series: Crime and society series.
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This book seeks to unravel the issues associated with the crime of murder, providing a highly accessible account of the subject for people coming to it for the first time. It uses detailed case studies as a way of exemplifying and exploring more general questions of socio-cultural responses to murder and their explanation. It incorporates a historical perspective which both provides some fascinating examples from  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
D'Cruze, Shani.
Murder.
Cullompton : Willan, 2006
(DLC) 2006491029
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Shani D'Cruze; Sandra Walklate; Samantha Pegg
ISBN: 9781843926399 1843926393 9781843921707 1843921707 9781843921691 1843921693 9781134017997 1134017995
OCLC Number: 430341055
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 178 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Front cover; Copyright; Contents; Preface and acknowledgements; 1. Cataloguing murder; 2. Devils and demons: the social construction of murder and murderers; 3. Murderous women; 4. Murderous children; 5. Murderous men: intimate and domestic killings; 6. Murderous men: killing friends and acquaintances; 7. Rendering them pathalogical; References; Index; Back cover.
Series Title: Crime and society series.
Responsibility: Shani D'Cruze, Sandra Walklate and Samantha Pegg.
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Seeks to unravel the issues associated with the crime of murder, providing an account of the subject for people coming to it for the first time. This book uses detailed case studies as a way of  Read more...

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