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Generally though, takes an interesting look at the proximate causes of crime.

Katz captures crime like no other criminologist did. Must be nice to write unfalsifiable theory. Encyclopedia of Criminological Theory.

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Many would argue that impassioned murder, often striking at close friends and loved ones, must be an act of temporary insanity. Not so, argues Katz, who no Jack Katz, asks a deceptively simple question: When Jack Katz seductiions Seductions of Crime: Cullen and Pamela Wilcox.


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Kearstin rated it really liked it Jul 21, Stacy rated it liked it Dec 03, I had to read this book in a basic criminology class I took in college in Not so, argues Katz, who not only uncovers its emotional logic but the special appeal of “Righteous Slaughter”. Thomas Hegghammer rated it it was amazing Mar 06, I believe it is a must to all criminology students.

Professional robbers know that their profits are often puny and expect to spend long periods In jail. Matt Ferguson rated it it was amazing Apr 05, Robin Boomer rated it really liked it Oct 30, A must read for anyone interested in human behavior, crime, or criminology.

Aug 30, Greg rated it really liked it Shelves: Cullen and Pamela Wilcox, The professional robber, however, is not a cost-benefit accountant but a “Hardman,” caught up in the allure of Action, Chaos, and Control. Will Sterling Armstrong rated it did not like it Jul 30, To ask other readers questions about Seductions Of Crimeplease sign up. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

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Lists with This Book. Forgot your login information? Rather, “Sneaky Thrills” offer the adolescent a magical way of concealing and testing censored desires. His answers, covering everything from juvenile delinquency to the most cold-blooded murder, prove the inadequacy of all conventional explanations of criminal behavior. Jack Katz, asks a deceptively simple question: Jen rated it really liked it Dec 25,