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Fatal Violence Case Studies and Analysis of Emerging Forms

ISBN-10: 1439826870

ISBN-13: 9781439826874

Edition: 2012

Authors: Ronald Holmes, Stephen T. Holmes

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From serial murder to elder abuse, this book presents current forms of fatal violence, including vampirism and cannibalism. The text examines meanings and measures of violence; considers theories used to explain violence; explores violence in other countries; and provides a historical account of violence in the United States. It also covers various types of criminal violence, such as homicide, assault, robbery, rape, sexual assault, and hate crimes. Focusing on violence in specific settings, the author discusses family violence, workplace violence, school violence, and gang violence. The final chapter summarizes the major themes of criminal violence by exploring its patterns and causes.
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Book details

List price: $68.99
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 7/5/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 212
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

He is Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice at the University of Central Florida. He was a social science analyst for the National Institute of Justice in Washington, D.C. He received his doctorate from the University of Cincinnati.