Serial Murderers and Their Victims

Written By Eric W. Hickey
Serial Murderers and Their Victims
  • Publsiher : Cengage Learning
  • Release : 19 January 2015
  • ISBN : 9781305261693
  • Pages : 528 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Serial Murderers and Their Victims written by Eric W. Hickey which was release on 19 January 2015, this book published by Cengage Learning. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: 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 : 9781305261693
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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 Murder

Serial Murder
  • Author : Ronald M. Holmes,Stephen T. Holmes
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2009-07-21
  • Total pages : 271
  • ISBN : 9781305261693
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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....

River of Blood

River of Blood
  • Author : Amanda Howard,Martin Smith
  • Publisher : Dissertation.com
  • Release Date : 2004-08-01
  • Total pages : 372
  • ISBN : 9781305261693
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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 ...

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 : 9781305261693
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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 ...

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 : 9781305261693
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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 ...

Serial Murder and the Psychology of Violent Crimes

Serial Murder and the Psychology of Violent Crimes
  • Author : Richard N. Kocsis
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2008-01-08
  • Total pages : 306
  • ISBN : 9781305261693
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Summary : This book brings together an international collection of research literature on the topics of criminal profiling and serial violent crime by integrating the respected insights of both scholars and practitioners from around the globe. It explains etiological factors and psychological mechanisms to reveal criminal motives....

The Killers Among Us

The Killers Among Us
  • Author : Steven A. Egger
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Total pages : 348
  • ISBN : 9781305261693
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Summary : This is an introduction to serial killers and killings. It includes seven case studies, a discussion of the myths surrounding serial murderers and the reasons why they continue to kill, the seven major problems of investigating a serial murder, and an analysis of the fourteen different law enforcement agencies who ...

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 : 9781305261693
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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....

Serial Killers Around the World

Serial Killers Around the World
  • Author : Dirk C. Gibson
  • Publisher : Bentham Science Publishers
  • Release Date : 2014-11-28
  • Total pages : 197
  • ISBN : 9781305261693
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Summary : Serial Killers Around the World: The Global Dimensions of Serial Murder compiles serial murder case studies from several countries - from Australia to Great Britain, and from Japan to Pakistan. The author has covered accounts on a wide array of serial killers including some well known felons namely Jack the ...

Extreme Killing

Extreme Killing
  • Author : James Alan Fox,Jack Levin,Emma E. Fridel
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release Date : 2018-01-17
  • Total pages : 368
  • ISBN : 9781305261693
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Summary : Extreme Killing offers a comprehensive overview of multiple homicide, including both serial and mass murder. Filled with classic and contemporary case studies, this fully updated Fourth Edition reflects a growing concern for specific types of multiple homicides—indiscriminate public massacres, terrorist attacks, hate crimes, and school shootings—as well as ...

Legends Monsters Or Serial Murderers

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  • Author : Dirk C. Gibson
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Total pages : 202
  • ISBN : 9781305261693
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Summary : Covering figures ranging from Catherine Monvoisin to Vlad the Impaler, and describing murders committed in ancient aristocracies to those attributed to vampires, witches, and werewolves, this book documents the historic reality of serial murder....

The Evil Within A Top Murder Squad Detective Reveals The Chilling True Stories of The World s Most Notorious Killers

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  • Author : Trevor Marriott
  • Publisher : Kings Road Publishing
  • Release Date : 2013-01-07
  • Total pages : 300
  • ISBN : 9781305261693
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Summary : Since the dawn of time, men and women alike have been killing. Many of these murders have been committed in the most brutal and horrific ways imaginable, showing no respect for human life. Throughout his time as a murder squad detective, Trevor Marriott has seen first-hand the wanton slayings and ...

Extreme Killing

Extreme Killing
  • Author : James Alan Fox,Jack Levin
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Total pages : 290
  • ISBN : 9781305261693
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Summary : In Extreme Killing: Understanding Serial and Mass Murder, renowned experts James Alan Fox and Jack Levin examine the theories of criminal behavior and apply them to a multitude of well-known and lesser-known cases from around the world. The authors draw upon research from two large data sets - one comprised ...

The Daughters of Juarez

The Daughters of Juarez
  • Author : Teresa Rodriguez,Diana Montané
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2007-03-27
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 9781305261693
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Summary : Despite the fact that Juarez is a Mexican border city just across the Rio Grande from El Paso, Texas, most Americans are unaware that for more than twelve years this city has been the center of an epidemic of horrific crimes against women and girls, consisting of kidnappings, rape, mutilation, ...

Murder Down Under

Murder Down Under
  • Author : Anthony Ferguson
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2021-01-29
  • Total pages : 213
  • ISBN : 9781305261693
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Summary : Notorious, numerous and varied, serial murderers from Australia have an eclectic record of crimes, methods and trademarks. Scrutinizing these murderers at length, this book aims to identify characteristics exclusive to Australian serial killers, connecting the crimes with the continent's geography, culture and social structure. Featured are murderers like the "Granny ...