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  1. Sexual Homicide: Patterns and Motives- Paperback
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  2. Sexual Homicide: Patterns and Motives- Paperback

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Specifications

Country
USA
Binding
Kindle Edition
Edition
Reprint
EISBN
9781439118313
Format
Kindle eBook
Label
Free Press
Manufacturer
Free Press
NumberOfPages
256
PublicationDate
2008-06-30
Publisher
Free Press
ReleaseDate
2008-06-30
Studio
Free Press
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

I've read a lot of John Douglas and Robert Kessler, and while I appreciate the expertise of both men, I believe Douglas is right when he says (in a different book) that the vast majority of criminals are made, not born. Kessler disagrees with him and thinks such criminals are born evil. (These differing attitudes are not represented in this book, but are from other books by Douglas). But in the black-or-white outlook on life that children often have in their most formative years, it is better to be the person with the power and control, than the helpless person with no power or control. Which is, of course, what sex crimes (including sexual homicide) are about: power and control.
This book offers insight into the twisted rationalizations and motivations of sexual predators. It also offers insight into what may have made them into the sociopaths that they are -- their often horribly abusive and neglectful upbringing. The descriptions of some of the crimes, used to illustrate the... Read more
"Sexual Homicide - Patterns and Motives by Ressler, Burgess & Douglas is a 234-page text which sets forth group characteristics of sexual murderers and consequential societal responses elicited in/by affected families, victims, legal system, law enforcement, & forensic investigators.
Core of the text is based on interrogation of 36 incarcerated sexual killers of 1 or more of 118 victims & critical analysis of these victims by interviews with familes, associates, etc. Study revealed killers were male, 92% white: 80% killed 2 or more victims (82% female) with 73% 15-28 years in age.
Attention is given to assess child/adolescent formative events, societal perceptions & pressures which may be motivational to sexual killers who exhibit aberrant thought patterns, deviant behavior, and aggression linked to sexual expressivity.
The study discusses FBI Behavioral Science Unit profiling of murderous acts: organized, disorganized or (mixed). And, distinguishes sexual homicide from... Read more
If you are studying serial killers this book is a must read. The minds of serial and other similar offenders are still very hard to comprehend, but this work really gives a lot of detail and insight into them.
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