Serial Murder (3rd Revised edition)

Serial Murder (3rd Revised edition)

By: Stephen T. Holmes (author), Ronald M. Holmes (author)Paperback

Special OrderSpecial Order item not currently available. We'll try and order for you.

Description

Continuing in the same well-written and accessible style as the previous editions, this text systematically examines the strange phenomenon of serial murder. Exploring the different types of serial killers, the authors present a clear image of the typology, behavioral patterns, and motivation of the various types of serial killers.

About Author

Ronald M. Holmes is Coroner, in the Jefferson County Coroner's office and Professor Emeritus of Justice Administration at the University of Louisville. He is the author of several books, among them Profiling Violent Crimes, Sex Crimes, and Serial Murder. He is also the author of more than 50 articles appearing in scholarly publications. He is Vice President of the National Center for the Study of Unresolved Homicides and has completed more than 500 psychological profiles for police departments across the United States. He received his doctorate from Indiana University. is Coroner, in the Jefferson County Coroner's office and Professor Emeritus of Justice Administration at the University of Louisville. He is the author of several books, among them and He is also the author of more than 50 articles appearing in scholarly publications. He is Vice President of the National Center for the Study of Unresolved Homicides and has completed more than 500 psychological profiles for police departments across the United States. He received his doctorate from Indiana University. Stephen T. Holmes is Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice at the University of Central Florida. Prior to this position, he was a social science analyst for the National Institute of Justice in Washington, D.C. He has authored 6 books and more than 15 articles dealing with policing, drug testing, probation and parole issues, and violent crime. He received his doctorate from the University of Cincinnati.

Contents

Preface 1. What Is Serial Murder? 2. Mass Murder and Spree Murder: Two Types of Multicides 3. Serial Murder 4. Theories of Serial Murder 5. The Visionary Serial Killer 6. The Mission Serial Killer 7. The Hedonistic Serial Murderer: The Lust Killer 8. The Hedonistic Serial Murderer: The Thrill Killer 9. The Hedonistic Serial Killer: Comfort Type 10. The Power/Control Serial Killer 11. Female Serial Killers 12. Serial Killers in Foreign Countries 13. Health Care Professionals and Serial Murder 14. The Victims of Serial Killers 15. Problems and Solutions in Serial Murder Investigations References Index About the Authors

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781412974424
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 288
  • ID: 9781412974424
  • weight: 397
  • ISBN10: 1412974429
  • edition: 3rd Revised edition

Delivery Information

  • Saver Delivery: Yes
  • 1st Class Delivery: Yes
  • Courier Delivery: Yes
  • Store Delivery: Yes

Prices are for internet purchases only. Prices and availability in WHSmith Stores may vary significantly

Close