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When Men Kill: Scenarios of Masculine Violence Kenneth Polk

When Men Kill: Scenarios of Masculine Violence

Kenneth Polk

Published December 20th 2004
ISBN : 9780521462679
Hardcover
232 pages
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This book describes various patterns of homicide that involve men killing women and other men. A qualitative study, it eschews heavy use of statistics to focus on case studies. Kenneth Polk then establishes the themes that run through four specificMoreThis book describes various patterns of homicide that involve men killing women and other men. A qualitative study, it eschews heavy use of statistics to focus on case studies. Kenneth Polk then establishes the themes that run through four specific scenarios of violence. When Men Kill discusses the role of gender and class in homicide and raises a number of important policy issues. It also asks pertinent questions about the nature of masculinity. It will sharpen international understandings of homicide, while the comprehensive classification scheme it develops will be of importance to criminologists everywhere.