Encyclopedia of Murder and Violent Crime by Eric W. Hickey

By Eric W. Hickey

"As an outstanding encyclopedia does, the Encyclopedia of Murder and Violent Crime brings jointly articles that supply varied insights into the subject, whereas even as giving the reader a suppose for its total scope."
--AGAINST THE GRAIN

This accomplished single-volume encyclopedia incorporates a wealth of fabric on killing and different violent habit, in addition to targeted info on a bunch of legal situations from neighborhood judgements to ideal court docket rulings. The Encyclopedia of homicide and Violent Crime contains approximately 500 entries that diversity from delinquent character ailment and the Beltway Snipers to the notorious Zodiac Murders. Entries take a number of codecs, including:

  • substantial essays on legal phrases, pathologies, and felony justice
  • concise case studies of serial murderers, notorious crimes, and their investigations
  • relatively brief definitions of appropriate felony and criminological phrases.

The Encyclopedia is written through a magnificent team of members, many best specialists of their fields of criminology, legal justice, and extra. additional positive factors resembling a convenient, easy-to-use Reader's advisor, a lavish artwork application of roughly 50 images, and several other appendixes improve and whole the quantity. This useful reference is designed for educational, tuition, public, and special/private libraries in addition to legal justice agencies.

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