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Creating Cultural Monsters: Serial Murder in America by Julie B. Wiest

By Julie B. Wiest

Serial murderers generate an abundance of public curiosity, media assurance, and legislations enforcement cognizance, but after a long time of reviews, serial homicide researchers were not able to respond to an important query: Why? delivering a special and finished exploration, Creating Cultural Monsters: Serial homicide in America explains connections among American tradition and the prevalence of serial homicide, together with the reason why so much pointed out serial murderers are white, male americans. It describes the omnipresence of serial homicide in American media and investigates what it can take to diminish its occurrence.

Presenting empirically supported arguments that experience the aptitude to revolutionize how serial homicide is known, studied, and investigated, this volume:

  • Places the serial homicide phenomenon in a cultural context, selling qualitative knowing and the possibility of lowering its frequency

  • Includes an illustrated version that explains how humans make the most of cultural values to build traces of motion in line with their cultural competencies

  • Demonstrates how the yankee cultural milieu fosters serial homicide and the construction of white male serial murderers

  • Provides a critique of the yank mass media’s position within the improvement and notoriety of serial murder

  • Describes the framework on which nearly all of definitions of serial homicide are based

Drawn from years of committed examine of Dr. Julie B. Wiest, this quantity offers a brand new method of the research of U.S. serial homicide, bargains vital implications for legislation enforcement and mass media, and varieties a foundation for destiny learn on serial homicide, homicide, and violence within the U.S. and in different countries.

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