Seductions of Crime: Moral and Sensual Attractions in Doing EvilPaperback
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- Publisher: BASIC BOOKS
- Format: Paperback | 376 pages
- Dimensions: 128mm x 202mm x 32mm | 440g
- Publication date: 17 October 1990
- Publication City/Country: New York
- ISBN 10: 0465076165
- ISBN 13: 9780465076161
- Edition statement: Reprint
- Illustrations note: index
- Sales rank: 357,571
In this startling look at evil behavior, a UCLA sociologist tries to get inside the criminal psyche to understand what it means or feels, signifies, sounds, tastes, or looks like to do any particular crime.
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Jack Katz is professor of sociology at UCLA.
Table of contents
* Introduction * Righteous Slaughter * Sneaky Thrills * Ways of the Badass * Street Elites * Doing Stickup * Action, Chaos, and Control: Persisting with Stickup * Of Hardmen and Bad Niggers: Gender and Ethnicity in the Background of Stickup * Primordial Evil: Sense and Dynamic in Cold-Blooded, Senseless Murder * Seductions and Repulsions of Crime