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Homicide

Author: Wayne Petherick; Natasha Petherick
Publisher: London, United Kingdom : Academic Press, an imprint of Elsevier, [2019] ©2019
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Homicide examines the incidence and prevalence of homicide in major western nations, covering the biological, psychological and social roots of homicide from genetic and evolutionary perspectives, but also considering emotions and the influence of peers. Different types of homicide are discussed, with final chapters covering tactics for investigation and homicide prevention. Students and instructors in the areas of  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Electronic version:
Petherick, Wayne.
Homicide.
London, United Kingdom : Academic Press, an imprint of Elsevier, [2019]
(OCoLC)1078152356
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wayne Petherick; Natasha Petherick
ISBN: 0128125292 9780128125298
OCLC Number: 1081263051
Description: xxii, 319 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Homicide : an introduction --
Biological influences on homicide --
Psychological influences on homicide --
Social influences on homicide --
Homicide by juveniles --
Serial murder --
Spree and mass murders --
Domestic homicide --
Sexual homicide --
Ideological homicides --
Investigating homicide --
Preventing homicide.
Responsibility: Wayne Petherick, Natasha Petherick.

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Homicide examines the incidence and prevalence of homicide in major western nations, covering the biological, psychological and social roots of homicide from genetic and evolutionary perspectives, but also considering emotions and the influence of peers. Different types of homicide are discussed, with final chapters covering tactics for investigation and homicide prevention. Students and instructors in the areas of forensic science, sociology, criminology, psychology, psychiatry, justice and criminal justice at the university level will find this book to be a comprehensive resource, as will those researching homicide and related topics. --

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