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When Men Kill Scenarios of Masculine Violence

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ISBN-10: 0521468086

ISBN-13: 9780521468084

Edition: 1994

Authors: Kenneth Polk

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This book describes various patterns of homicide that involve men killing women and other men. A qualitative study, it eschews heavy use of statistics to focus on case studies. Kenneth Polk then establishes the themes that run through four specific "scenarios of violence." When Men Kill discusses the role of gender and class in homicide and raises a number of important policy issues. It also asks pertinent questions about the nature of masculinity. It will sharpen international understandings of homicide, while the comprehensive classification scheme it develops will be of importance to criminologists everywhere.
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Book details

List price: $64.99
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/25/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 232
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Acknowledgements
Introduction
Procedure, data and method
Scenarios of masculine violence in the context of sexual intimacy
Confrontational homicide
Taking exceptional risks: homicide in the course of other crime
Homicide as a form of conflict resolution
Rounding out the picture of homicide
Problems in the study of victim-offender relationships
Towards a theoretical analysis of homicide
References
Index