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NCJ Number: 99655 Find in a Library
Title: Patterns of Homicide in North India: Some Sociological Hypotheses
Journal: International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology  Volume:29  Issue:2  Dated:(1985)  Pages:147-158
Author(s): H Nagpaul
Date Published: 1985
Page Count: 12
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Numerous and varied incidents of homicide are provided. The typical psychiatric and criminological hypotheses appear to be inadequate.
Abstract: Rather, a sociological explanation based on rapidly shifting societal major upheavels seems to be a sounder hypothesis. (Author abstract)
Main Term(s): India
Index Term(s): Homicide trends
Note: This is a modified version of a paper presented at the 27th Congress of the International Institute of Sociology held in Seattle, Washington, September 1984.
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