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Studying and preventing homicide : issues and challenges

Author: M Dwayne Smith; Margaret A Zahn
Publisher: Thousand Oaks : Sage Publications, ©1999.
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An introduction summarizes the social theories of homicide and the methodological issues in the study of homicide. This accessible volume then focuses on specific types of homicides including: mass  Read more...

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Studying and preventing homicide.
Thousand Oaks : Sage Publications, ©1999
(OCoLC)606998630
Online version:
Studying and preventing homicide.
Thousand Oaks : Sage Publications, ©1999
(OCoLC)608645652
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: M Dwayne Smith; Margaret A Zahn
ISBN: 076190767X 9780761907671 0761907688 9780761907688
OCLC Number: 39340196
Description: vi, 314 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: I. The study of homicide. Homicide in the 20th-century United States : trends and patterns / Margaret A. Zahn and Patricia L. McCall --
Sources of homicide data / Marc Riedel. II. Special issues in the study of homicide. Homicide between intimate partners / Angela Browne, Kirk R. Williams, and Donald G. Dutton --
Serial murder : myths and realities / James Alan Fox and Jack Levin --
Drugs, alcohol, and homicide / Kathleen Auerhahn and Robert Nash Parker --
Homicide : cross-national perspectives / Gary LaFree. III. Issues involving homicide among different social groups. African Americans and homicide / Darnell F. Hawkins --
Latinos and homicide / Ramiro Martinez, Jr., and Matthew T. Lee --
Youth homicide / Kathleen M. Heide --
Gang homicide / Cheryl L. Maxson. IV. Preventing homicide : proposed strategies. Capital punishment, homicide, and deterrence : an assessment of the evidence / William C. Bailey and Ruth D. Peterson --
Guns, gun control, and homicide / Philip J. Cook and Mark H. Moore --
Preventing homicide : a public health perspective / James A. Mercy and W. Rodney Hammond.
Responsibility: M. Dwayne Smith, Margaret A. Zahn, editors.
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