Family Homicides: Annotated Bibliography

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Annotated Bibliography Diem, C., & Pizarro, J. (2010). Social Structure and Family Homicides. Journal Of Family Violence, 25(5), 521-532. doi:10.1007/s10896-010-9313-9 The article analyzes the relationship between social disorganization and economic struggles as it pertains to family homicides. Utilizing the FBI's Supplementary Homicide Reports the author were able to capture rates of family homicides including intimate partner, filicide, parricide, and siblicide. Heide, K. (2013). Understanding parricide: When sons and daughters kill parents. Oxford: Oxford University Press. In Understanding Parricide, the author Heide goes into depth about the meaning of parricide as well as matricide, parricide, double parricides, and familicides. She…show more content…
S., & Barton-Bellessa, S. (2012). Pre-offense characteristics of nineteenth-century American parricide offenders: An archival exploration. Journal of Criminal Psychology, 2(1), 51-66. doi: The authors Ho Shon and Barton-Bellessa attempt to examine the pre-offense characteristics of the nineteenth-century American parricide offenders. Through the use of the New York Times and Chicago Tribune archival record the study examines two hundred and twenty two offenders who committed parricide. They found that a small number of the offenders of adult parricide offenders showed antisocial tendencies at an early age. Phillip Chong Ho Shon is a faculty member at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology and Shannon M. Barton-Bellessa is a Criminology and Criminal Justice faculty member at Indiana State University. Their work is beneficial to readers who want to understand the theory of parricide and the people who tend to committed…show more content…
It was not one of the stronger articles because it lacked an explanation for the antisocial attitudes and personalities and did little to explain the difference between those offenders who suffered from the identity project offenders. Walsh, J. A., Krienert, J. L., & Crowder, D. (2008). Innocence Lost: A Gender-Based Study of Parricide Offender, Victim, and Incident Characteristics in a National Sample, 1976-2003. Journal Of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma, 16(2), 202-227. The authors Walsch, Krienert, and Crowder discuss in their article how the topic of parricide is becoming a popular topic and how the media has lead people to believe the act is increasing. Utilizing Heide's work along with Shon and Targonski's later findings, the authors were able to construct the most recent data of a twenty seven time period. With the amount of data collected distinctions between adult and adolescent offenders were able to be made, with only the limitation being individuals twenty-one and younger. Furthermore, an examination based on gender was captured using the characteristics of offenders, victims, and

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