Flash Point: The American Mass Murderer (Contributions in by Michael D Kelleher Ph.D.

By Michael D Kelleher Ph.D.

The crime of mass homicide is surrounded via delusion, fake assumptions, and incorrect information. it really is often sensationalized within the press, whereas the advanced motivations of the wrongdoer are overlooked or quickly forgotten. The mass assassin isn't a crazed killer who lashes out opposed to his sufferers in a senseless frenzy of violence. This booklet examines not just the crime of mass homicide, but in addition the complicated motivations of the mass assassin, proposing a very new approach to categorizing and reading the crime and its offender. The evolving nature of the crime is tested within the context of exact case histories of mass homicide in the US. Kelleher's insights may be of curiosity to criminologists and someone attracted to the sociology of crime.

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