By Michael D Kelleher Ph.D.
The crime of mass homicide is surrounded through delusion, fake assumptions, and incorrect information. it's usually sensationalized within the press, whereas the advanced motivations of the culprit are missed or quickly forgotten. The mass assassin is never a crazed killer who lashes out opposed to his sufferers in a senseless frenzy of violence. This e-book examines not just the crime of mass homicide, but in addition the advanced motivations of the mass assassin, offering a totally new approach to categorizing and studying 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 United States. Kelleher's insights should be of curiosity to criminologists and someone attracted to the sociology of crime.
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Flash Point: The American Mass Murderer (Contributions in Political Science) by Michael D Kelleher Ph.D.