This volume presents an examination of both the common and unusual acts of murder in light of society's changing norms, values, attitudes, and customs. Each chapter explores a specific type of murder by examining trends, methods, motives and statistics, and concludes with suggestions aimed at prediction and prevention.
Chapter 1: Murder in America
Murder in America
- Murder: Definitions 2
- Legal Degrees of Murder 2
- Manslaughter 3
- Justifiable and Excusable Homicide 3
- Chances of Being a Murder Victim 6
- Guns and Homicide 8
- General Typologies of Murderers 10
- Conclusion 13
Murder captivates the interest of people all over the world, and no less here in ...