This book offers a holistic view of murder: referencing theories from various disciplines (psychology, biology, sociology, criminology) and findings from diversified areas worldwide. utilizing examples from all kinds of incidents, the booklet offers extra life like insurance since it contains not only the excessive profile instances proven within the media and in books. Encouraging a scholarly realizing of the subject, it devotes separate chapters to every kind of murder and contains targeted chapters on fixing homicides and processing homicides in courtroom.
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