Studying and Preventing Homicide

Issues and Challenges

by Smith, M. Dwayne; Zahn, Margaret A.;


An introduction summarizes the social theories of homicide and the methodological issues in the study of homicide. This accessible volume then focuses on specific types of homicides including: mass and serial murders, homicides by youth, gang homicides, domestic homicides, homicides by female offenders, and alcohol/drug related homicides.

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Bibliographic Information
  • Pub date: August 1998
  • English
  • 9781452251370 / 076190767X
  • California
  • Primary Price: 33.99 GBP
  • Pages: 320
  • SAGE Publications / SAGE Publications, Inc
  • Readership: College - higher education
  • Publish State: Published
  • Responsibility: edited by M. Dwayne Smith and Margaret A. Zahn.
  • Page size: 23
  • Illustration: Illustrations
  • Reference Code: BDZ0001517388