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When Men Kill: Scenarios of Masculine Violence

Kenneth Polk

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ISBN 10: 0521468086 / ISBN 13: 9780521468084
Published by Cambridge University Press
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Paperback. 232 pages. Dimensions: 8.9in. x 6.0in. x 0.7in.This book describes various patterns of homicide that involve men killing women and other men. A qualitative study, it eschews heavy use of statistics to focus on case studies. Kenneth Polk then establishes the themes that run through four specific scenarios of violence. When Men Kill discusses the role of gender and class in homicide and raises a number of important policy issues. It also asks pertinent questions about the nature of masculinity. It will sharpen international understandings of homicide, while the comprehensive classification scheme it develops will be of importance to criminologists everywhere. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780521468084

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This book describes various patterns of homicide that involve men killing women and other men. A qualitative study, it eschews heavy use of statistics to focus on case studies. Kenneth Polk then establishes the themes that run through four specific "scenarios of violence." When Men Kill discusses the role of gender and class in homicide and raises a number of important policy issues. It also asks pertinent questions about the nature of masculinity. It will sharpen international understandings of homicide, while the comprehensive classification scheme it develops will be of importance to criminologists everywhere.

Book Description: Important policy issues regarding the role of gender and class in homicide are raised by descriptions of various patterns of crimes committed exclusively by males. Case studies of four specific "scenarios of violence" supplement this qualitative statistical analysis.

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