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Serial murderers and their victims /

Eric W. Hickey.

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Main Author: Hickey, Eric W.
Published: Belmont, CA, USA : Thomson Higher Education, c2006.
Edition: 4th ed.
Series: Contemporary issues in crime and justice series.
Topics: Serial murders - United States. | Serial murderers - United States - Psychology. | Murder victims - United States. | Homicide - classification - United States. | Homicide - psychology - United States - Case Reports.
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Physical Description: xix, 396 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Includes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 366-383) and index.
ISBN: 0534630189 (pbk.)
9780534630188 (pbk.)
Summary: This text provides an in-depth, scholarly, and broad-based examination of serial murderers and their victims. The coverage is supported by extensive data and research, and it profiles some of the most prominent murderers of our time. The author examines the lives of over 400 serial murderers, analyzing the cultural, historical, and religious factors that influence our myths and stereotypes of these individuals. He then describes the biological, psychological, and sociological reasons for serial murder, offering his own Trauma-Control model for explaining serial murder behavior.
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More Details for: Serial murderers and their victims