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The New Predator--Women Who Kill

By Deborah Schurman-Kauflin
  • ISBN Code: : 1892941279
  • Publisher : Algora Publishing
  • Pages : 248
  • Category : Social Science
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This is the first book ever written on the basis of face-to-face interviews with women serial killers. The author, a professional criminal profiler, analyzes the common features and the distinctions between women and men who kill, and their crimes and cri.

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  • Pdf File: genesi-mostruose.pdf

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Da Elizabeth Bathory ad Aileen Wuornos, da Irma Grese a Myra Hindley. Come e perché le donne diventano mostri. Un saggio sulle donne serial killer che vi permetterà di conoscere e approfondire una realtà poco nota. Peter Vronsky esplora e indaga il fenomeno delle donne che uccidono e le implicazioni politiche, economiche, sociali e sessuali sepolte con ogni vittima. Per secoli siamo stati condizionati a pensare agli assassini seriali e ai predatori psicopatici come uomini, e forse è per questo che tante vittime sono cadute preda della mostruosità di alcune donne. Vronsky non solo sfida la nostra percezione di bene e male, ma anche del ruolo e dell'identità di genere.

The Human Predator

By Katherine Ramsland
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  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Book Code : 1101619058
  • Total of Pages : 480
  • Category : True Crime
  • Members : 136
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Book Short Summary:

When we think of serial killing, we tend to think of it as a perversion of contemporary society. The Human Predator makes an eye-opening case for the existence of serial killers throughout time—the motives and methods, the societies that spawned them, and the historical periods in which they lived . . . and killed. From Ancient Rome and the Dark Ages to the open roads of America, from the exploits of French religious zealot Gilles de Rais to such high-profile monsters as Jeffrey Dahmer and Aileen Wuornos, Katherine Ramsland offers a complete chronological record of the serial-killer phenomenon—and the parallel development of psychology, forensic science, and FBI profiling in the serial killer’s evolving manifestation throughout human history. INCLUDES PHOTOGRAPHS

The A to Z Encyclopedia of Serial Killers

By Harold Schechter
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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 1439138850
  • Total of Pages : 352
  • Category : True Crime
  • Members : 379
  • Pdf File: the-a-to-z-encyclopedia-of-serial-killers.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Bestselling true-crime writer Harold Schechter, a leading authority on serial killers, and coauthor David Everitt offer a guided tour through the bizarre and blood-chilling world of serial murder. Through hundreds of detailed entries that span the entire spectrum -- the shocking crimes, the infamous perpetrators, and much more -- they examine all angles of a gruesome cultural phenomenon that grips our imagination. From Art (both by and about serial killers) to Zeitgeist (how killers past and present embody their times)...from Groupies (even the most sadistic killer can claim devoted fans) to Marriage (the perfect domestic disguise for demented killers)...from Homebodies (psychos who slay in the comfort of their homes) to Plumbing (how clogged drains have undone the most discreet killer), THE A TO Z ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SERIAL KILLERS is the ultimate reference for anyone compelled by the personalities and pathologies behind the most disturbing of crimes.

Violence and the Female Imagination

By Paula Ruth Gilbert
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  • Publisher : McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
  • Book Code : 0773577106
  • Total of Pages : 440
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Members : 817
  • Pdf File: violence-and-the-female-imagination.pdf

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In the past twenty years Quebec women writers, including Aline Chamberland, Claire Dé, Suzanne Jacob, and Hélène Rioux, have created female characters who are fascinated with bold sexual actions and language, cruelty, and violence, at times culminating in infanticide and serial killing. Paula Ruth Gilbert argues that these Quebec feminist writers are "re-framing" gender. Violence and the Female Imagination explores whether these imagined women are striking out at an external other or harming themselves through acts of self-destruction and depression. Gilbert examines the degree to which women are imitating men in the outward direction of their anger and hostility and suggests that such "tough" women may be mocking men in their "macho" exploits of sexuality and violence. She illustrates the ways in which Quebec female authors are "feminizing" violence or re-envisioning gender in North American culture. Gilbert bridges methodological gaps and integrates history, sociology, literary theory, feminist theory, and other disciplinary approaches to provide a framework for the discussion of important ethical and aesthetic questions.

The Murder Mystique: Female Killers and Popular Culture

By Laurie Nalepa,Richard Pfefferman
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  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Book Code : 0313380112
  • Total of Pages : 177
  • Category : Social Science
  • Members : 587
  • Pdf File: the-murder-mystique.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Although they account for only ten percent of all murders, those attributed to women seem especially likely to captivate the public. This absorbing book examines why that is true and how some women, literally, get away with murder.

The President's Shadow

By Brad Meltzer
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  • Publisher : Grand Central Publishing
  • Book Code : 0446553956
  • Total of Pages : 350
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 579
  • Pdf File: the-president-s-shadow.pdf

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A severed arm, found buried in the White House Rose Garden. A lethal message with terrible consequences for the Presidency.And a hidden secret in one family's past that will have repercussions for the entire nation. Following The Inner Circle and The Fifth Assassin, #1 bestselling author Brad Meltzer returns with . . . THE PRESIDENT'S SHADOW There are stories no one knows. Hidden stories. I find those stories for a living. To most, it looks like Beecher White has an ordinary job. A young staffer with the National Archives in Washington, D.C., he's responsible for safekeeping the government's most important documents . . . and, sometimes, its most closely held secrets. But there are a powerful few who know his other role. Beecher is a member of the Culper Ring, a 200-year-old secret society founded by George Washington and charged with protecting the Presidency.Now the current occupant of the White House needs the Culper Ring's help. The alarming discovery of the buried arm has the President's team in a rightful panic. Who buried the arm? How did they get past White House security? And most important: What's the message hidden in the arm's closed fist? Indeed, the puzzle inside has a clear intended recipient, and it isn't the President. It's Beecher, himself. Beecher's investigation will take him back to one of our country's greatest secrets and point him toward the long, carefully hidden truth about the most shocking history of all: family history.

When She Was Bad

By Patricia Pearson
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  • Publisher : Vintage Canada
  • Book Code : 030736383X
  • Total of Pages : 304
  • Category : True Crime
  • Members : 523
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Book Short Summary:

In this provocative book, award-winning journalist Patricia Pearson argues that our culture is in denial of women's innate capacity for aggression. We don't believe that women batter their husbands or abuse the majority of children in North America. We ignore the 200 percent increase in crime by women in a period when most crime statistics are dropping. Pearson weaves the stories of women such as Karla Homolka and Mary Beth Tinning (who smothered eight of her children) with the results of criminologists and psychiatrists to expose the myth of female innocence.

When Women Kill

By Coramae Richey Mann
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  • Publisher : SUNY Press
  • Book Code : 1438411847
  • Total of Pages : 215
  • Category : Social Science
  • Members : 801
  • Pdf File: when-women-kill.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The volume explores every aspect of females who murdered - from arrest through sentencing - and provides descriptions of ecological and other circumstances of the murders, the victims, the motives of the perpetrators, and their fates in court. The generous utilization of case examples dramatically reveals three homicide scenarios. This exploratory, descriptive study compares 296 females arrested for homicide in six urban areas - Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, and New York City in 1979 and 1983. During field trips to these cities, which have the highest murder rates in the country, both qualitative and quantitative data were collected from police files, homicide records, FBI reports, and criminal information. Research analyses reveals a fascinating profile of today's female murderer. When Women Kill presents a comprehensive, yet highly readable, overview of this previously neglected subgroup of homicide offenders.

Thinking about Movies

By Peter Lehman,William Luhr
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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Book Code : 1118337557
  • Total of Pages : 496
  • Category : Performing Arts
  • Members : 259
  • Pdf File: thinking-about-movies.pdf

Book Short Summary:

A complete introduction to analyzing and enjoying a wide variety of movies, for film students and movie lovers alike Thinking About Movies: Watching, Questioning, Enjoying, Fourth Edition is a thorough overview of movie analysis designed to enlighten both students and enthusiasts, and heighten their enjoyment of films. Readers will delve into the process of thinking about movies critically and analytically, and find how doing so can greatly enhance the pleasure of watching movies. Divided roughly into two parts, the book addresses film studies within the context of the dynamics of cinema, before moving on to a broader analysis of the relationship of films to the larger social, cultural, and industrial issues informing them. This updated fourth edition includes an entirely new section devoted to a complete analysis of the film adaptation of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, along with many in-depth discussions of important films such as Citizen Kane and Silence of the Lambs. The chapter on television integrates a major expansion distinguishing between television in the digital era of the convergence of the entertainment and technology industries in comparison to the era of broadcast analogue television. The final chapter places film within the current context of digital culture, globalization, and the powerful rise of China in film production and exhibition. The authors clearly present various methodologies for analyzing movies and illustrate them with detailed examples and images from a wide range of films from cult classics to big-budget, award-winning movies. This helps viewers see new things in movies and also better understand and explain why they like some better than others. Thinking About Movies: Watching, Questioning, Enjoying, Fourth Edition is ideal for film students immersed in the study of this important, contemporary medium and art form as well as students and readers who have never taken a class on cinema before. This new edition of the book also comes with a Companion Blog https://thinkingaboutmoviesblog.wordpress.com/ that the authors will update regularly with attention to films and industry developments directly related to each chapter, plus updates to readings and resources.