Society and homicide

an essay on social interaction in thirteenth-century England
  • 412 Pages
  • 2.40 MB
  • English
Statementby James Buchanan Given.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 412 leaves :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18845712M

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A criminal homicide committed with malice is known as murder, otherwise it is called manslaughter.A homicide is excusable if it is the result of an accident that occurred during a lawful act and that did not amount to criminal negligence.

The records and the societies --The frequency of homicide --Homicide and the medieval household --Social status and violent conflict --The accused slayer in court --The entrepreneurs of violence --Violence and sexual identity --Homicide and the rural community --Homicide and the urban community.

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JAMES GIVEN has produced the first systematic book-length treatment of the sociology of medieval English crime. His work does not pretend to be comprehensive: it deals only with homicide.

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Homicide, Health Care and Society Book author David P Horton Book edition Hardcover Number of pages pages File size (in PDF) kB. Some brief overview of book. In the United Kingdom and United States, an aim of the mental health care system is to learn lessons from adverse events.

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Vision: We work to create and sustain an environment where all families can live in peace and all people are valued. Belief: All families impacted by murder deserve to be treated with dignity and compassion, regardless of the. American Homicide examines all types of homicide, and gives additional attention to the more prevalent types of murder and suspicious deaths in the United States.

Authors Richard M. Hough and Kimberly D. McCorkle employ more than 30 years of academic and practitioner experience to help explain why and how people kill and how society reacts.American Homicide examines all types of homicide, and gives additional attention to the more prevalent types of murder and suspicious deaths in the United States.

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