Seductions of Crime

Seductions of Crime : Moral and Sensual Attractions in Doing Evil

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In this startling look at evil behaviour, 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.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 376 pages
  • 128 x 202 x 32mm | 439.98g
  • The Perseus Books Group
  • BASIC BOOKS
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • index
  • 0465076165
  • 9780465076161
  • 82,052

About Jack Katz

Jack Katz is professor of sociology at UCLA.show more

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 Crimeshow more

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