For graduate and undergraduate courses in Murder or Homicide, Criminal Justice, Sociology, Psychology, Law Enforcement, Deviant Behavior, Criminology, and Criminal Behavior.
The goal of this book is to present the reader with a comprehensive and readable manuscript that deals with the social issue of mass murder. By examining each type of mass killer using the same format, the authors hope that the reader will be able to distinguish between mass and serial murderers. Because looking at particular cases helps the reader understand the mentality and the mind of a mass killer, the authors have included cases in each chapter that illustrate the different types of mass killers.
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Mass Murder in the United States is the only book available that examines the various types of mass murderers. Each chapter deals with different type of mass killer and compares the common traits and characteristics of one type with the others. The chapters include thought-provoking case histories for each type of mass killer covered. Mass Murder in the United States also includes up-to-date mass killing episodes—as well as a chapter o school shooters!
Mass Murder in the United States is an excellent complementary text for a variety of courses: deviance and social problems courses, seminars on interpersonal violence; criminal justice classes such as homicide investigation, classes on murder, seminars on the criminal justice system, as well as abnormal psychology, sociology, and others. The text is suited for community colleges as well as four-year colleges and universities, and higher-level high school courses.
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 2000. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Preface. 1. Mass Murder in the United States. 2. History of Mass Murder in the United States. 3. What Is Mass Murder: Theory and Types. 4. The Disciple Mass Killer. 5. The Family Annihilator. 6. The Disgruntled Employee Mass Killer. 7. The Ideological Mass Killer. 8. The Set-and-Run Mass Killer. 9. The Disgruntled Citizen Mass Killer. 10. The Psychotic Mass Killer. 11. Youthful Killers: School Shootings. 12. Problems in Mass Murder Investigation. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0139343083
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