By Lita Linzer Schwartz,Natalie Isser
Taking an target and diagnostic technique, baby murder: mom and dad Who Kill examines the crime of neonaticide from all angles together with old, cultural, mental, and felony. increasing at the first variation, released as Endangered little ones: Neonaticide, Infanticide, and Filicide, this variation information baby murder in its many types similar to shaken child syndrome and Munchausen-by-Proxy in addition to the differing conditions occupied with infanticide and filicide. not like many books at the topic, it investigates the habit of the father--deemed in charge in approximately seventy five percentage of those cases--whether competitive, complicit, or basically absent, and his final culpability less than the legislation.
The authors research the impact of modern day media, and the way its lightning-fast dissemination of those surprising and sometimes advanced tales impact public opinion, copycat crime, and criminal bias. This e-book explains criminal defenses together with madness, differential publish partum prognosis akin to post-partum psychosis, and discusses new regulations, extra applicable, healing punishments, and preventive measures.
Child murder: mom and dad Who Kill areas this phenomenon in its historic, cultural, and human context and makes us detect that this isn't simply anyone else's nightmare.
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