The Handbook of Homicide

Fiona Brookman (Editor), Edward Maguire (Editor), Mike Maguire (Editor)

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The Handbook of Homicide presents a series of original essays by renowned authors from around the world, reflecting the latest scholarship on the nature, causes, and patterns of homicide, as well as policies and practices for its investigation and prevention.

Includes comprehensive coverage of the complex phenomenon of homicide and its various forms. Features original contributions from an esteemed team of global experts and scholars with chapters highlighting the authors’ original research. Represents the first internationally-focused collection of the latest research on the nature and causes of homicide. Covers both the causes and dynamics of homicide, as well as policies and practices intended to address it.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationChichester, West Sussex
Number of pages744
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-118-92448-5 , 978-1-118-92448-8, 978-1-118-92450-1
ISBN (Print)978-1-118-92447-1
Publication statusPublished - 11 Apr 2017

Publication series

NameWiley Handbooks in Criminology and Criminal Justice


  • Criminology
  • Homicide
  • homicide investigation
  • Murder
  • Violence
  • Sexual homicide
  • Infanticide
  • Parricide
  • Corporate homicide
  • Serial murder
  • Mass murder
  • Genocide
  • Cold Case
  • Gang homicide
  • Gun violence


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