Serial Murderers and Their Victims

ISBN-10: 0534630189

ISBN-13: 9780534630188

Edition: 4th 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Eric W. Hickey

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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. Author Eric Hickey 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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Book details

List price: $99.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 1/3/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Eric W. Hickey teaches criminal psychology at California State University, Fresno. Dr. Hickey has appeared on National Public Radio, Larry King Live, 20/20, Good Morning America, Court TV, A&E, and Discovery and Learning Channel documentaries to discuss his research on sexual predators, murderers, and serial killers. He also has served as a consultant to the UNABOMB Task Force and the American Prosecutors' Research Institute, and testifies as an expert witness in both criminal and civil cases. He conducts seminars for agencies involving profiling and investigating sex crimes, arson, robbery, homicide, stalking, workplace violence, and terrorism.

Introduction: The Phenomenon of Serial Murder
Cultural Development of Monsters, Demons, and Evil
Biology and Psychology in Serial Murder
Social Construction of Serial Murder
The Male Serial Murderer
Team Killers
The Female Serial Murderer
Victims
Interviewing Serial Murderers
Serial Murder from a Global Perspective
Serial Murder in Japan and South Africa
Profiling, Apprehension, and Disposition of Serial Killers.
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