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Familicidal Hearts: The Emotional Styles of 211 Killers

Neil Websdale

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195315417
eISBN:
9780199777464
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315417.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

Familicide involves the killing of a current or former spouse or partner and one or more of their children, followed, in many cases, by the suicide of the perpetrator. These killings are limited to ... More


Situating Familicide

Neil Websdale

in Familicidal Hearts: The Emotional Styles of 211 Killers

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195315417
eISBN:
9780199777464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315417.003.001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

The opening chapter introduces a sociohistorical approach to the study of familicide, which takes shape against the backdrop of the ethnographic research and social policy work of the author. The ... More


Familicide: A History

Neil Websdale

in Familicidal Hearts: The Emotional Styles of 211 Killers

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195315417
eISBN:
9780199777464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315417.003.003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

Chapter 3 argues familicide appears confined to modern times; the period from 1755 in the United States. The chapter covers three historical periods: medieval, early modern and modern. The author ... More


Civil Reputable Hearts

Neil Websdale

in Familicidal Hearts: The Emotional Styles of 211 Killers

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195315417
eISBN:
9780199777464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315417.003.005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

Chapter 5 explores the emotional styles of 14 civil reputable familicidal hearts (7 male, 7 female). These perpetrators appear conformist, proper, respectable, almost emotionally constipated or ... More


Understanding Parricide: When Sons and Daughters Kill Parents

Kathleen M. Heide

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195176667
eISBN:
9780199979028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176667.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This book is about juvenile and adult sons and daughters who kill their parents. The book moves far behind the statistical correlates of parricide by synthesizing the professional literature on ... More


From ‘happy slapping’ to ‘Facebook murder’: networked media in violent crime

Elizabeth Yardley

in Social Media Homicide Confessions: Stories of Killers and their Victims

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447328001
eISBN:
9781447328025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328001.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book offers an analysis of three cases in which perpetrators confessed on social media to committing homicides: the murders of Jennifer Alfonso and Charles Taylor, and the Janzen familicide. The ... More


Approach to the study

Elizabeth Yardley

in Social Media Homicide Confessions: Stories of Killers and their Victims

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447328001
eISBN:
9781447328025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328001.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter outlines the ontological, epistemological and methodological considerations of the empirical research reported in this book and proposes a new approach towards analysing media in crime, ... More


The Janzen familicide

Elizabeth Yardley

in Social Media Homicide Confessions: Stories of Killers and their Victims

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447328001
eISBN:
9781447328025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328001.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter analyses the Janzen familicide that took place on April 28, 2015 in British Columbia, Canada. The perpetrator of the crime was Randy Janzen, who made a confession in his Facebook page ... More


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