Serial Murderers and Their Victims

Written By Eric W. Hickey
Serial Murderers and Their Victims
  • Publsiher : Cengage Learning
  • Release : 19 January 2015
  • ISBN : 1305446348
  • Pages : 528 pages
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Download or read book entitled Serial Murderers and Their Victims by author: Eric W. Hickey which was release on 19 January 2015 and published by Cengage Learning with total page 528 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. This text provides an in-depth, scholarly examination of serial murderers and their victims. Supported by extensive data and research, the book profiles some of the most prominent murderers of our time, addressing the highest-profile serial killer type--the sexual predator--as well as a wide variety of other types (male, female, team, healthcare, and serial killers from outside the U.S.). 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 describes the biological, psychological, and sociological reasons for serial murder and discusses profiling and other law enforcement issues related to the apprehension and disposition of serial killers. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Serial Murderers and Their Victims

Serial Murderers and Their Victims
  • Author : Eric W. Hickey
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2015-01-19
  • Total pages : 528
  • ISBN : 1305446348
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Summary : This text provides an in-depth, scholarly examination of serial murderers and their victims. Supported by extensive data and research, the book profiles some of the most prominent murderers of our time, addressing the highest-profile serial killer type--the sexual predator--as well as a wide variety of other types (male, female, team, ...

Serial Killers and the Phenomenon of Serial Murder

Serial Killers and the Phenomenon of Serial Murder
  • Author : David Wilson,Elizabeth Yardley,Adam Lynes
  • Publisher : Waterside Press
  • Release Date : 2015-07-28
  • Total pages : 224
  • ISBN : 1305446348
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Summary : A superbly targeted resource for those learning about serial killings. Serial Killers and the Phenomenon of Serial Murder examines and analyses some of the best known (as well as lesser) cases from English criminal history, ancient and modern. It looks at the lifestyles, backgrounds and activities of those who become ...

Serial Killers Murder without Mercy

Serial Killers  Murder without Mercy
  • Author : Nigel Blundell
  • Publisher : Grub Street Publishers
  • Release Date : 2011-04-19
  • Total pages : 176
  • ISBN : 1305446348
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Summary : Charles Manson, Aileen Wuornos, Burke & Hare, the Boston Strangler, the Zodiac Killer, and other remorseless serial murderers whose crimes made history. From Victorian era graveyards to a rented room in Paris to an isolated Indian farm and the California hills, the shocking murders collected in this true crime anthology span ...

Serial Murder

Serial Murder
  • Author : Ronald M. Holmes,Stephen T. Holmes
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2009-07-21
  • Total pages : 271
  • ISBN : 1305446348
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Summary : Provides a solid review of the subject, with an accessible, incisive presentation, including photos and features unique to this edition....

Contemporary Perspectives on Serial Murder

Contemporary Perspectives on Serial Murder
  • Author : Ronald M. Holmes,Stephen T. Holmes
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 1998-03-24
  • Total pages : 246
  • ISBN : 1305446348
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Summary : Labeled as the crime of the 1990’s, serial murder is predicted to remain the crime of the first decades of the new millennium. This book brings together the perspectives of acknowledged experts in the field along with those of emerging authorities on serial murder. The chapters offer a unique look ...

Serial Murder and Media Circuses

Serial Murder and Media Circuses
  • Author : Dirk Cameron Gibson
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Total pages : 233
  • ISBN : 1305446348
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Summary : Examines through case studies the intersection of serial murder and media, illustrating how the media's coverage often interferes with the investigation and capture of our society's most notorious criminals....

River of Blood

River of Blood
  • Author : Amanda Howard,Martin Smith
  • Publisher : Dissertation.com
  • Release Date : 2004-08-01
  • Total pages : 372
  • ISBN : 1305446348
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Summary : Popular culture would have us believe that serial killers are an obvious threat to the public, a deformed creature that snarls, drools and hides in the shadows. In reality the serial killer is less like the maniacally out-of-control character of Mr Hyde and more like the subdued Dr Jekyll, a ...

Programmed to Kill

Programmed to Kill
  • Author : David McGowan
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Total pages : 383
  • ISBN : 1305446348
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Summary : The specter of the marauding serial killer has become a relatively common feature on the American landscape. Reactions to these modern-day monsters range from revulsion to morbid fascination--fascination that is either fed by, or a product of, the saturation coverage provided by print and broadcast media, along with a dizzying ...

Serial Murder

Serial Murder
  • Author : Steven A. Egger,Richard H. Doney
  • Publisher : Greenwood Press
  • Release Date : 1990
  • Total pages : 238
  • ISBN : 1305446348
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Summary : This book provides a critical examination of the phenomenon of serial murder including the most recent research, estimates on the number of killers, a discussion on victims, and the psychology of the serial killer. Case studies are provided on the police response to the Yorkshire Ripper investigation, the "Gay" murders ...

Serial Murderers and Their Victims

Serial Murderers and Their Victims
  • Author : Harmony Hill,Gene Cannon
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020-09-10
  • Total pages : 334
  • ISBN : 1305446348
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Summary : Serial Killers have been a mystery for years, they commit the most monstrous acts known to man, yet we still know very little about what makes them do what they do. They kill with no remorse and have destroyed families and individuals lives many times over. These killers are at ...

Encyclopedia of Murder and Violent Crime

Encyclopedia of Murder and Violent Crime
  • Author : Eric Hickey, Ph.D.
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2003-07-22
  • Total pages : 603
  • ISBN : 1305446348
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Summary : "As a good encyclopedia does, the Encyclopedia of Murder and Violent Crime brings together articles that offer diverse insights into the topic, while at the same time giving the reader a feel for its overall scope." --AGAINST THE GRAIN This comprehensive single-volume encyclopedia contains a wealth of material on killing ...

Using Murder

Using Murder
  • Author : Philip Jenkins
  • Publisher : Transaction Publishers
  • Release Date : 2021-06-24
  • Total pages : 262
  • ISBN : 1305446348
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Summary : In the last decade, serial murder has become a source of major concern for law enforcement agencies, while the serial killer has attracted widespread interest as a villain in popular culture. There is no doubt, however, that popular fears and stereotypes have vastly exaggerated the actual scale of multiple homicide ...

Serial Killers

Serial Killers
  • Author : David Wilson
  • Publisher : Waterside Press
  • Release Date : 2007-07-01
  • Total pages : 192
  • ISBN : 1305446348
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Summary : Looks at the serial murders in Britain from the 'gay murders' of Michael Copeland in 1960 to the Ipswich murders of 2006. This work follows events from a social and victim-related perspective. It also covers the following killers' victims: The Ipswich murders of 2006, Peter Sutcliffe (The Yorkshire Ripper), Dennis Nilsen, and Harold ...

Cold North Killers

Cold North Killers
  • Author : Lee Mellor
  • Publisher : Dundurn
  • Release Date : 2012-03-03
  • Total pages : 470
  • ISBN : 1305446348
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Summary : Profiles Canadian serial killers, including analyzing their crimes, childhoods and inevitable downfalls....

Serial Murder

Serial Murder
  • Author : Elliott Leyton
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-04-27
  • Total pages : 632
  • ISBN : 1305446348
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Summary : This title was first published in 2000: Few areas of criminal activity have sustained such widely held attention as serial murder. This volume charts the complete progress of academic work in this field, detailing the development from the early domination of psychiatric enquiries to the later proliferation of criminal justice studies ...