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A Most Gruesome Journey

Advantages: Sympathetically factual
Disadvantages: The murders are extremely vile

...Hannibal Lecter? Pah! Meet a real cannibal... Jeffrey Dhamer, The world. The world, this is Jeffrey Dahmer. Imagine a hot summer's night in July, 1991. You are a policeman and you've just walked in to a Mr. Dahmer's apartment. The occupant is a young m ...

Salgirl 03.03.2001 · Read full review
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Review of The Shrine of Jeffrey Dahmer - Brian Masters

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The most comprehensive, in-depth biography of Dahmer so far!

Advantages: Comprehensive, intellectual, detailed, thorough, goes the extra mile
Disadvantages: Quite long winded - small print!

...For a few years now, I have had an interest (if you could call it that) in serial killers, murderers and cannibals; in particular; their psychology, motives and attributions. Unfortunately, a majority of books which I have read so far surrounding the subj ...

JosieFrench 01.08.2012 · Read full review
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Youth and Crime- Explore the Connections

Advantages: very informative, great if your studying
Disadvantages: the price

Youth and Crime Youth and Crime is a book written by John Muncie who is a renowned professor of criminology and co-director of the International Centre for Comparative Criminological Research at the Open University. The book itself details the many ...

Gemerina 02.04.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Youth and Crime - John Muncie

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Very useful research book

Advantages: Very useful source of recent studies, laws, policies and statistics on youth crime
Disadvantages: none come to mind

This book is very useful for research, it covers, to some degree, a variety of different disciplines: law, criminology, peneology, social policy, history and politics. Muncie always writes an interesting, well researched book with a strong liberal opin ...

EmmBaz 21.07.2000 · Read full review

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Expensive but definitely worth it.

Advantages: You think its expensive? Its worth it.
Disadvantages: Looks scary because its a huge book.

The Oxford Handbook of Criminology was on the reading list for one of my university modules. I would not see this as a 'general interest' book - it is clearly intended for students of criminology. At first it appeared to be a pretty pricey item at £29.99, ...

saffdarling 10.07.2004 · Read full review
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Review of The Oxford Handbook of Criminology - Mike Maguire, Rod Morgan

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