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The Dynamics of Murder

Kill or Be Killed, 1st Edition

By R. Barri Flowers

CRC Press

355 pages

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In recent years, there has been a surge in school shootings, workplace homicides, hate violence, and deadly terrorist attacks in the United States. This has resulted in a greater focus on homicidal behavior, its antecedents, ways to recognize warning signs of at-risk victims and offenders, and preventive measures. It has also led to increased effor

Table of Contents

The Dynamics of Murder. The Nature of Murder. Firearms, Substance Abuse, and Murder. Murder and the Criminal Justice System. Domestic Murder. Intimate Homicide. Infanticide. Parricide. Other Intrafamilial Homicide. Interpersonal and Societal Murder. Workplace Homicide. Bias-Motivated Homicide. Terrorism and Murder. Internet and Murder. Youth and Murder. Youth Gangs and Homicide. School Killings. Types of Killers. Sexual Killers. Serial Killers. Mass Murderers. Self-Killers. Case Studies of Murder. Gerald and Charlene Gallego. Sahel Kazemi. Byran Koji Uyesugi. Charles Stuart. Sarah Marie Johnson. Explanations for Murder. Criminal Homicide Theories. Bibliography. About The Author. Index. List of Figures.

About the Author

Award-winning author R. Barri Flowers has nearly 40 published books to his credit. A literary criminologist, Barri began his writing career with criminology and criminal justice textbooks, after receiving a B.A. and M.S. in criminal justice from Michigan State University. Many of these books went on to become bestsellers, including the Prostitution of Women and Girls; Murder, at the End of the Day and Night; and The Adolescent Criminal. Barri branched out into true crime writing with The Sex Slave Murders, which became a bestseller. He also co-wrote the bestselling true crime reference work, Murders in the United States: Crimes, Killers and Victims of The Twentieth Century. In October 2006, he received the prestigious Wall of Fame Award from his alma mater Michigan State University and its renowned School of Criminal Justice.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAW / Criminal Law / General
LAW / Forensic Science
MEDICAL / Psychiatry / General