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Wicked deeds : murder in America

Author: James M O'Kane
Publisher: London : Routledge, [2017]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"To most Americans, homicide appears to be a random act, one committed by a deranged and irrational killer in a haphazard, unpredictable manner. Murder is seen as a chaotic, disorganized act beyond the realm of reason. In Wicked Deeds, James O'Kane shows that homicide is actually rather predictable, and patterned with respect to its assailants and victims, the circumstances in which it takes place, the time and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
O'Kane, James M.
Wicked deeds.
London : Routledge, [2017]
(DLC) 2005050592
(OCoLC)60558776
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James M O'Kane
ISBN: 9781351321945 1351321943 1351321951 9781351321952
OCLC Number: 1007520923
Notes: Originally published 2005 by Transaction Publishers.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Chapter Introduction / James O’Kane --
chapter 1 Is It Murder? / James O’Kane --
chapter 2 Types of Homicide / James O’Kane --
chapter 3 The Demography of Murder / James O’Kane --
chapter 4 The Geography of Murder / James O’Kane --
chapter 5 Motives of Homicide / James O’Kane --
chapter 6 The Chronology of Murder / James O’Kane --
chapter 7 Domestic Murder—Intimate Partners / James O’Kane --
chapter 8 Domestic Murders—Children and Families / James O’Kane --
chapter 9 Multiple Victim Homicide / James O’Kane --
chapter 10 Methodology of Murder / James O’Kane --
chapter 11 Epilogue / James O’Kane.
Responsibility: James O'Kane, Ph. D.

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James O'Kane shows that homicide is rather predictable, and patterned with respect to its assailants and victims, the circumstances in which it takes place, the time and location where it occurs, and  Read more...

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