Serial murder

by Robert W. Dolan

Publisher: Chelsea House Publishers in Philadelphia, Pa

Written in English
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Examines the psychology of the serial killer and the challenges such criminals present to law enforcement personnel.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementRobert W. Dolan ; Austin Sarat, general editor.
SeriesCrime, justice, and punishment
ContributionsSarat, Austin.
LC ClassificationsHV8079.H6 D65 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL663083M
ISBN 100791042758
LC Control Number97008598

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This chapter discusses the history and prevalence of serial murder in the United States. Abstract: A serial killer is someone who has instigated and participated in at least three unlawful and unilateral murders over an indeterminate time span, with a clear cooling-off period separating each one.

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Mass and Serial Murder in America is illuminating reading for undergraduate and graduate students and practitioners in social science disciplines such as criminal justice, criminology, social work, psychology, forensic psychology, and related fields.

It will also find an audience among educators teaching courses in these areas, as well as. Serial murder is a relatively rare event, estimated to comprise less than one percent of all murders committed in any given year.

However, there is a macabre interest in the. He is the author of several books, among them Profiling Violent Crimes, Sex Crimes, and Serial Murder.

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There is no doubt, however, that popular fears and stereotypes have vastly exaggerated the actual scale of multiple homicide activity. Herman Webster Mudgett ( – May 7, ), better known as Dr. Henry Howard Holmes or, more commonly, as H.

Holmes, was an American serial killer. While he confessed to 27 murders, only nine could be plausibly confirmed and several of the people he claimed to have murdered were still alive.

He is said to have killed as many asthough this figure is only traceable to s Born: Herman Webster Mudgett.

Every 6 weeks or so, one serial murderer will be chosen to be the focus. Occasionally, we will go outside the box to investigate someone from the past or to see how investigators think. We review historical cases, couples who kill, female serial killers, specific interesting murder cases, and the usual serial killers we most often associate.

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In referencing a murder book, investigators typically mean a single case file, although the term may reference multiple files depending on the context in which the term is used. When dealing with multiple murders, such as the case with serial killings, multiple files or murder books are maintained individually for each crime.

DeBurger (Serial Murder, ) were all received as landmarks in serial murder literature. These academics were the early leaders in the exami-nation of serial murder and serial killers.

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Once in custody, however, he confessed to other murders and bank robberies and alluded to many more crimes. The third edition of Serial Murder explores the theories behind the phenomenon of serial murder, explained with examples illustrating these theories.

Recommended for use as a supplemental text, this book provides a solid review of the subject, with an accessible, incisive presentation, including photos and features unique to this Edition: 3rd ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiii, p.: ill.

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