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  1. Sexually Motivated Crimes

    Understanding the Profile of the Sex Offender and Applying Theory to Practice

    By Janet R. Oliva

    In cases where minimal or no physical evidence exists, behavioral evidence may be all that investigators have available to help them focus the investigation. It may be the only aspect of the case that can link one unsolved case to another, or to numerous other unsolved cases. Sexually Motivated...

    Published December 12th 2012 by CRC Press

  2. Endangered Children

    Homicide and Other Crimes, Second Edition

    By Lita Linzer Schwartz, Natalie K. Isser

    From infancy onward, children are in danger from many sources, including parental and sibling abuse, drug abuse and mental illness in the home, parental neglect, and poverty. Removing an at-risk child from a troubled environment brings on a host of new concerns and is not always a panacea....

    Published December 13th 2011 by CRC Press

  3. Creating Cultural Monsters

    Serial Murder in America

    By Julie B. Wiest

    Serial murderers generate an abundance of public interest, media coverage, and law enforcement attention, yet after decades of studies, serial murder researchers have been unable to answer the most important question: Why? Providing a unique and comprehensive exploration, Creating Cultural Monsters...

    Published June 6th 2011 by CRC Press

  4. Suicidal Mass Murderers

    A Criminological Study of Why They Kill

    By John Liebert, William J. Birnes

    On April 16, 2007, Cho Seung-Hui, a student at Virginia Tech with a history of mental illness, became the perpetrator of the most infamous school shooting in the history of the United States. In the aftermath of the killings and Cho’s subsequent suicide, one primary question emerged: Why? Suicidal...

    Published February 22nd 2011 by CRC Press

  5. Youth in Crisis?

    'Gangs', Territoriality and Violence

    Edited by Barry Goldson

    Few issues attract greater concern and censure than those that surround youth 'gangs'. Paradoxically, youth researchers have conventionally been reluctant to even use the term 'gang' but, more recently, such reluctance has receded. Indeed, it is increasingly claimed that – in particular urban...

    Published February 7th 2011 by Routledge

  6. The Study of Violent Crime

    Its Correlates and Concerns

    By Scott Mire, Cliff Roberson

    Violence is a complex subject that is rooted in a multitude of disciplines, including not only criminology but also psychology, sociology, biology, and other social science disciplines. It is only through understanding violence as a concept that we can hope to respond to it appropriately and to...

    Published December 14th 2010 by CRC Press

  7. Fatal Violence

    Case Studies and Analysis of Emerging Forms

    By Ronald M. Holmes, Stephen T. Holmes

    From serial murderers to parents who kill, Fatal Violence: Case Studies and Analysis of Emerging Forms provides an insider’s look at a phenomenon that has existed since the dawn of man and cuts across social/economic barriers and cultures. Offering a rare glimpse into the minds of predators and...

    Published June 23rd 2010 by CRC Press

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