Homicide

Wayne Petherick, Natasha Petherick

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Abstract

Homicide examines the incidence and prevalence of homicide in major western nations, covering the biological, psychological and social roots of homicide from genetic and evolutionary perspectives, but also considering emotions and the influence of peers. Different types of homicide are discussed, with final chapters covering tactics for investigation and homicide prevention. Students and instructors in the areas of forensic science, sociology, criminology, psychology, psychiatry, justice and criminal justice at the university level will find this book to be a comprehensive resource, as will those researching homicide and related topics.

Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherAcademic Press
Number of pages319
ISBN (Electronic)9780128125298
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2019

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    Petherick, W., & Petherick, N. (2019). Homicide. Academic Press. https://doi.org/10.1016/C2016-0-03428-9