9780205516711

The Will to Kill Making Sense of Senseless Murder

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205516711

  • ISBN10:

    0205516718

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/26/2007
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

This best selling homicide text examines "the will to kill" from various perspectives. Written by world-renowned experts, this text presents an analysis of the nature and extent of homicide and the laws that apply to it. Included are detailed analyses of many different types of homicide, including those that involve: family, youth, serial killing, mass murder, school, hate, terror and cults. Public policy issues such as the insanity defense, the death penalty and investigative strategies are also covered.

Table of Contents

The Lure and the Law of Homocide
Explaining Murder
Killers and Their Victims
Intimate and Family Murder
The Coming and Going of the Young Superpredators
Well-Schooled Murder
Serial Killers
Medical Murder
Rampage
Hate Homocides
Murderous Terror
Cult Killings
Catching Killers
Getting Away with Murder, or Not
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