- Paperback: 240 pages
- Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 2003)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0847694739
- ISBN-13: 978-0847694730
- Product Dimensions: 5.8 x 0.5 x 9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 10.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,613,363 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Beeghley's book provides an impressive sociological understanding of murder. (Okeechobee News)
Homocide: A Sociological Explanation is an ideal text for sociology and criminology graduate students because it offers a comprehensive review of U.S. homicide through a critical lens. The material is challenging, and Beeghley's research is thorough. (Laurie J. Samuel Criminal Justice Review)
Homocide: A Sociological Explanation is an ideal text for sociology and criminology graduate students because it offers a comprehensive review of U.S. homicide through a critical lens. The material is challenging, and Beeghley's research is thorough.... (Laurie J. Samuel Criminal Justice Review)
With skillful use of analogies and an engaging writing style, Leonard Beeghley has written a book on the sociology of homicide that is highly accessible to the general public. The arguments are well reasoned and located skillfully in the scholarly literature. A first rate book. (Steven Messner)
About the Author
Leonard Beeghley is professor of sociology at the University of Florida.
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Move beyond complacency, and get angry about our violent culture. And look to Dr. Beeghley's for an immediately difficult but logical prescription of change.