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Extreme killing : understanding serial and mass murder, James Alan Fox and Jack Levin

Label
Extreme killing : understanding serial and mass murder
Title
Extreme killing
Title remainder
understanding serial and mass murder
Statement of responsibility
James Alan Fox and Jack Levin
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Extreme Killing: Understanding Serial and Mass Murder provides a comprehensive, fascinating overview of multiple homicide, including both serial and mass murder. Adopting a unified conceptual framework for understanding these divergent forms of extreme killing, this book illustrates the many violent expressions of power, revenge, terror, greed, and loyalty using contemporary and classic case studies in multiple murder."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
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Fox, James Alan
Dewey number
364.152/3/0973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6529
LC item number
.F685 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Levin, Jack
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  • Serial murders
  • Serial murders
  • Mass murder
  • Mass murder
  • Meurtres en série
  • Meurtres en série
  • Meurtre multiple
  • Meurtre multiple
  • Mass murder
  • Serial murders
  • United States
  • Seriemoordenaars
  • Massamoorden
  • Asesinatos en serie
  • Asesinatos en serie
  • Asesinato masivo
  • Asesinato masivo
Label
Extreme killing : understanding serial and mass murder, James Alan Fox and Jack Levin
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-271) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The impact of celebrating murderers
  • Externalizing responsibility
  • Social isolation
  • Screening out problem workers
  • 16.
  • Copycat killings
  • Going postal
  • School massacres
  • 17.
  • Fighting city hall
  • Attacking the system
  • Sensitize, not sanitize
  • Legal battles
  • Filing a grievance
  • Increasing alienation
  • 18.
  • Hate-motivated mass murder
  • Choice of victims
  • A life of frustration
  • Blaming women
  • The killer as victim
  • Settling a grudge with a gun
  • 2.
  • Minority against majority
  • 19.
  • Going berserk
  • Paranoid thinking
  • Confused state of mind
  • Long-standing mental illness
  • Civilian battlefields
  • Brain abnormalities
  • Deadly weapons
  • pt. IV. Epilogue
  • Defining multiple murder
  • 20.
  • Remembering the victims
  • Mass, serial, and spree
  • A typology of multiple murder
  • pt. II. Serial murder
  • 3.
  • An anatomy of serial murder
  • Prevalence of serial murder
  • pt. I. Multiple murder
  • Extraordinarily ordinary
  • A profile of the typical serial killer
  • 4.
  • With deliberation and purpose
  • When killing is thrilling
  • On a deadly mission of terror or revenge
  • Killing for expediency
  • For love and loyalty
  • 5.
  • Murder without guilt
  • 1.
  • The sociopathic personality
  • The culture of sociopathy
  • Empathy and serial killers
  • Borderline personality disorder
  • Compartmentalization and dehumanization
  • 6.
  • Partners in murder
  • Insanity in the relationship
  • Partners for profit
  • Partnerships of men and women
  • America's fascination with multiple homicide
  • 7.
  • Killing for company
  • Placing the blame
  • Killing for companionship
  • The functions of cannibalism
  • Desire for total control and ownership
  • 8.
  • Fantasyland
  • Keeping souvenirs
  • Normal and abnormal fantasies
  • The Gein legacy
  • The impact of pornography
  • 9.
  • The making of a serial killer
  • Childhood suffering
  • Testimony under hypnosis
  • Child abuse and murder
  • Inordinate need for power
  • Predicting serial murder
  • Neurological impairment
  • Blaming the family
  • Multiple murder in popular culture
  • 10.
  • Nonsexual control
  • Power over patients
  • Female serial killers
  • Munchausen syndrome by proxy
  • 11.
  • Killing cults
  • Killing for a cause
  • The appeal of dangerous cults
  • Suicide or homicide?
  • The selling of multiple murder
  • Satanism and serial murder
  • 12.
  • So many victims
  • Vulnerable victims preferred
  • Catching the serial killer
  • Behavioral profiling
  • Reducing linkage blindness
  • Lucky breaks
  • pt. III. Massacres
  • 13.
  • Craving attention
  • For love, money, or revenge
  • Relative obscurity
  • A profile of mass killers
  • Selective and methodical
  • When love kills
  • Sweet revenge
  • Profiting from mass murder
  • The great equalizer
  • 14.
  • Family annihilation
  • Killer groupies
  • A profile of the family annihilator
  • Murdering moms
  • The defiant son
  • 15.
  • Firing back
  • Profile of the workplace avenger
  • The impact of frustration
  • Mixed motives
  • Workplace murder by proxy
  • Romantic obsession
Control code
ocm56672341
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 290 pages
Isbn
9780761988564
Lccn
2004022904
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o56672341
  • (OCoLC)56672341
Label
Extreme killing : understanding serial and mass murder, James Alan Fox and Jack Levin
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-271) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The impact of celebrating murderers
  • Externalizing responsibility
  • Social isolation
  • Screening out problem workers
  • 16.
  • Copycat killings
  • Going postal
  • School massacres
  • 17.
  • Fighting city hall
  • Attacking the system
  • Sensitize, not sanitize
  • Legal battles
  • Filing a grievance
  • Increasing alienation
  • 18.
  • Hate-motivated mass murder
  • Choice of victims
  • A life of frustration
  • Blaming women
  • The killer as victim
  • Settling a grudge with a gun
  • 2.
  • Minority against majority
  • 19.
  • Going berserk
  • Paranoid thinking
  • Confused state of mind
  • Long-standing mental illness
  • Civilian battlefields
  • Brain abnormalities
  • Deadly weapons
  • pt. IV. Epilogue
  • Defining multiple murder
  • 20.
  • Remembering the victims
  • Mass, serial, and spree
  • A typology of multiple murder
  • pt. II. Serial murder
  • 3.
  • An anatomy of serial murder
  • Prevalence of serial murder
  • pt. I. Multiple murder
  • Extraordinarily ordinary
  • A profile of the typical serial killer
  • 4.
  • With deliberation and purpose
  • When killing is thrilling
  • On a deadly mission of terror or revenge
  • Killing for expediency
  • For love and loyalty
  • 5.
  • Murder without guilt
  • 1.
  • The sociopathic personality
  • The culture of sociopathy
  • Empathy and serial killers
  • Borderline personality disorder
  • Compartmentalization and dehumanization
  • 6.
  • Partners in murder
  • Insanity in the relationship
  • Partners for profit
  • Partnerships of men and women
  • America's fascination with multiple homicide
  • 7.
  • Killing for company
  • Placing the blame
  • Killing for companionship
  • The functions of cannibalism
  • Desire for total control and ownership
  • 8.
  • Fantasyland
  • Keeping souvenirs
  • Normal and abnormal fantasies
  • The Gein legacy
  • The impact of pornography
  • 9.
  • The making of a serial killer
  • Childhood suffering
  • Testimony under hypnosis
  • Child abuse and murder
  • Inordinate need for power
  • Predicting serial murder
  • Neurological impairment
  • Blaming the family
  • Multiple murder in popular culture
  • 10.
  • Nonsexual control
  • Power over patients
  • Female serial killers
  • Munchausen syndrome by proxy
  • 11.
  • Killing cults
  • Killing for a cause
  • The appeal of dangerous cults
  • Suicide or homicide?
  • The selling of multiple murder
  • Satanism and serial murder
  • 12.
  • So many victims
  • Vulnerable victims preferred
  • Catching the serial killer
  • Behavioral profiling
  • Reducing linkage blindness
  • Lucky breaks
  • pt. III. Massacres
  • 13.
  • Craving attention
  • For love, money, or revenge
  • Relative obscurity
  • A profile of mass killers
  • Selective and methodical
  • When love kills
  • Sweet revenge
  • Profiting from mass murder
  • The great equalizer
  • 14.
  • Family annihilation
  • Killer groupies
  • A profile of the family annihilator
  • Murdering moms
  • The defiant son
  • 15.
  • Firing back
  • Profile of the workplace avenger
  • The impact of frustration
  • Mixed motives
  • Workplace murder by proxy
  • Romantic obsession
Control code
ocm56672341
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 290 pages
Isbn
9780761988564
Lccn
2004022904
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o56672341
  • (OCoLC)56672341

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