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Murder in America

Murder in America

Second Edition

July 2012 | 200 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
This Second Edition presents a pragmatic examination of both the common and unusual acts of homicide in light of the US society's changing norms, values, attitudes, and customs.
Murder in America
Serial Murder
Female Serial Killers
Mass Murder
Children Who Kill
Intimates Who Kill
Parents Who Kill
Sex-Related Homocides
Murder in the Workplace

"This book is an informative and easy-to-read account of different aspects of murder in the United States. It covers a wide range of topics, from several killings to terrorism, but concentrates mainly on the perpetrators of  homicide rather than the victims of such crime. The book provides a good introduction to the subject."

Robert Gibb
Criminal Behavior and Mental Health

Easy to read and informative

Dr Maria Ioannou
School of Human and Health Sciences, Huddersfield University
January 2, 2015

This book will be immensely helpful for my dissertation students in getting to grips with the theoretical and conceptual frameworks around this topic.

Dr Elizabeth Yardley
Education, Law and Social Sciences, Birmingham City University
April 12, 2013

For anyone interested in Criminal Behaviour, this book is an absolute must. Well written and engrossing from beginning to end. I couldn't put it down.

Miss Frances Jackson
Public Services, Peterborough Regional College
October 25, 2011

Ronald M. Holmes

Ronald M. Holmes is Coroner, in the Jefferson County Coroner's office and Professor Emeritus of Justice Administration at the University of Louisville. He is the author of several books, among them Profiling Violent Crimes, Sex Crimes, and Serial Murder. He is also the author of more than 50 articles appearing in scholarly publications. He is Vice President of the National Center for the Study of Unresolved Homicides and has completed more than 500 psychological profiles for police departments across the United States. He received his doctorate from Indiana University. is Coroner, in the Jefferson County Coroner's office and Professor... More About Author

Stephen T. Holmes

Stephen T. Holmes is Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice at the University of Central Florida. Prior to this position, he was a social science analyst for the National Institute of Justice in Washington, D.C. He has authored 6 books and more than 15 articles dealing with policing, drug testing, probation and parole issues, and violent crime. He received his doctorate from the University of Cincinnati. More About Author

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