Table of contents for Extreme killing : understanding serial and mass murder / James Alan Fox and Jack Levin.

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Contents
Preface	000
PART I: MULTIPLE MURDER	000
1. America?s Fascination With Multiple Homicide	000
The Gein Legacy	000
Multiple Murder In Popular Culture	000
The Selling Of Multiple Murder	000
Craving Attention	000
Killer Groupies	000
The Impact Of Celebrating Murderers	000
Sensitize, Not Sanitize	000
2. Defining Multiple Murder	000
Mass, Serial And Spree	000
A Typology Of Multiple Murder	000
PART II: SERIAL MURDER	000
3. An Anatomy Of Serial Murder	000
Prevalence Of Serial Murder	000
Extraordinarily Ordinary	000
A Profile Of The Typical Serial Killer	000
4. With Deliberation And Purpose	000
When Killing Is Thrilling	000
On A Deadly Mission Of Terror Or Revenge	000
Killing For Expediency	000
For Love And Loyalty	000
5. Murder Without Guilt	000
The Sociopathic Personality	000
The Culture Of Sociopathy	000
Empathy And Serial Killers	000
Borderline Personality Disorder	000
Compartmentalization And Dehumanization	000
6. Partners In Murder	000
Insanity In The Relationship	000
Partners For Profit	000
Partnerships Of Men And Women	000
7. Killing For Company	000
Placing The Blame	000
Killing For Companionship	000
The Functions Of Cannibalism	000
Desire For Total Control And Ownership	000
8. Fantasyland	000
Keeping Souvenirs	000
Normal And Abnormal Fantasies	000
The Impact Of Pornography	000
9. The Making Of A Serial Killer	000
Childhood Suffering	000
Testimony Under Hypnosis	000
Child Abuse And Murder	000
Inordinate Need For Power	000
Predicting Serial Murder	000
Neurological Impairment	000
Blaming The Family	000
10. Non-Sexual Control	000
Power Over Patients	000
Female Serial Killers	000
Munchausen Syndrome By Proxy	000
11. Killing Cults	000
Killing For A Cause	000
The Appeal Of Dangerous Cults	000
Mass Homicide Vs. Mass Suicide	000
Satanism And Serial Murder	000
12. So Many Victims	000
Vulnerable Victims Preferred	000
Catching The Serial Killer	000
Behavioral Profiling	000
Reducing Linkage Blindness	000
Lucky Breaks	000
PART III: MASSACRES	000
13. For Love, Money Or Revenge	000
Relative Obscurity	000
A Profile Of Mass Killers	000
Selective And Methodical	1000
When Love Kills	000
Sweet Revenge	000
Profiting From Mass Murder	000
The Great Equalizer	000
14. Family Annihilation	000
A Profile Of The Family Annihilator	000
Murdering Moms	000
The Defiant Son	000
15. Firing Back	000
Profile Of The Workplace Avenger	000
The Impact Of Frustration	000
Mixed Motives	000
Workplace Murder By Proxy	000
Romantic Obsession	000
Externalizing Responsibility	000
Social Isolation	000
Screening Out Problem Workers	000
16. Copycat Killings	000
Going Postal	000
School Massacres	000
17. Fighting City Hall	000
Attacking The System	000
Legal Battles	000
Filing A Grievance	000
Increasing Alienation	000
18. I Hate Motivated Mass Murder	000
Choice Of Victims	000
A Life Of Frustration	000
Blaming Women	000
The Killer As Victim	000
Settling A Grudge With A Gun	000
Minority Against Majority	000
19. Going Berserk	000
Paranoid Thinking	000
Confused State Of Mind	000
Longstanding Mental Illness	000
Civilian Battlefields	000
Brain Abnormalities	000
Deadly Weapons	000
PART IV: EPILOGUE	000
20. Remembering The Victims	000
References	000
Index	000
About the Authors	000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Serial murders -- United States.
Serial murders -- United States -- Case studies.
Mass murder -- United States.
Mass murder -- United States -- Case studies.