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By Michael D Kelleher Ph.D.

The crime of mass homicide is surrounded by way of fable, fake assumptions, and incorrect information. it truly is often sensationalized within the press, whereas the advanced motivations of the offender are neglected 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 booklet examines not just the crime of mass homicide, but additionally the complicated motivations of the mass assassin, providing a totally new approach to categorizing and interpreting 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 USA. Kelleher's insights can be of curiosity to criminologists and somebody drawn to the sociology of crime.

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