Patterns in Criminal Homicide

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Patterson Smith, 1958 - Homicide - 413 pages
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An analysis of all criminal homicides listed by police in Philadelphia between Jan. 1, 1948, and Dec. 31, 1952.

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The Nature of This Research
A General Perspective of Criminal Homicide
Race and Sex Differences

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Marvin E. Wolfgang" was professor of criminology at the University of Pennsylvania and president of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. He is known best for expanding the fi eld of criminology by studying data and patterns of crime and violence instead of focusing on psychological studies of the criminal mind.

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