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The New Predator: Women Who Kill : Profiles of Female Serial Killers

Deborah Schurman-Kauflin
Format
Book
Published
New York : Algora Pub., 2000.
Language
English
Variant Title
Women who kill
Profiles of female serial killers
ISBN
1892941589 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Contents
  • 1. Murder 5
  • What Do We Know? 10
  • Female Serial Killers 12
  • What Better Way to Kill? 13
  • Profiles 16
  • Mass Murderers
  • Male vs. Female 19
  • Trends 22
  • 2. Murder Theories: How Could They Do It? 25
  • Biological Theories 25
  • Biological Theories and Women 27
  • Brain Dysfunction 29
  • Psychology 30
  • Psychopath 31
  • Serial Murder and Psychopaths 33
  • Mental Illness 36
  • Over-controlled versus Under controlled 40
  • Depression 44
  • Sociology 46
  • Labeling Theory 46
  • Neutralization Theory 47
  • Foundations 49
  • 3. Female Multiple Murderers: up Close And Personal 51
  • Theory 54
  • Protection of Research Participants 56
  • Research Methodology 57
  • Research Sample 60
  • Murder Method 63
  • 4. Process of Maturation 67
  • Siblings 71
  • Instability 72
  • Abuse 73
  • Anger Builds and Builds 74
  • Physicality: Appearance and Multiple Murder 80
  • 5. From Fantasy to Reality 85
  • Living in Daydreams 85
  • Evil Minds 90
  • 6. Sadistic Female Multiple Murderer 95
  • Pain and Fury 95
  • Control 108
  • Domination 113
  • Sadist 115
  • 7. Behavior Patterns 119
  • Behavioral Indicators 119
  • Cruelty To Animals 119
  • Verbal Skills 124
  • Sleep Dysfunction 126
  • Adolescent Behaviors 128
  • Predation 132
  • Stop, Thief! 134
  • Education 135
  • 8. Profiling 137
  • Multiple Murder Commonalities 138
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation 141
  • Female Killers 144
  • Women Who Kill 146
  • Gender Role: A Link to Murder 147
  • Child-Killers 152
  • Categories 153
  • Multiple Murder Typologies 155
  • Current Research 158
  • Common Characteristics 159
  • Homicide Analysis 161
  • Male versus Female 165
  • Case Study: Organized Offender 165
  • Case Study: Disorganized Offender 170
  • Antemurder and Postmurder 174
  • Mindset 178
  • Schurman-Kauflin's 10 Questions 180
  • 9. Tornado Effect 189
  • Motivations 189
  • Tornado 189
  • Tornado Effect 191
  • 10. Interviewing Multiple Murderers 205
  • 11 Conclusion and Future Of Profiling 213
  • Can We Cure Them? 216.
Description
235 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-234).
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