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Holmes, Ronald M.

Overview
Works: 43 works in 232 publications in 5 languages and 11,541 library holdings
Genres: Case studies  Field guides 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: HV6529, 364.15230973
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Most widely held works about Ronald M Holmes
 
Most widely held works by Ronald M Holmes
Murder in America by Ronald M Holmes( )

20 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A major revision of the best-selling Murder in America, this Second Edition examines both common and unusual acts of homicide in light of society's changing norms, values, attitudes, and customs. The authors, Ronald and Stephen Holmes, have worked with numerous police departments on more than 300 murder and rape cases. They have authored a variety of books and written many articles addressing topics such as serial killers, sex crimes, profiling, drug testing, probation and parole issues, and violent crime. By using their students as consultants while writing both editions of the book, the authors have ensured that Murder in America offers a fascinating yet practical analysis of homicidal acts."--Jacket
Suicide : theory, practice, and investigation by Ronald M Holmes( )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Suicide: Theory, Practice, and Investigation is the only text available in paperback form that offers an accessible overview of suicide in the United States. Written by Ronald M. Holmes and Stephen T. Holmes, two of the foremost authors of murder and violent crime books in the world, this book examines the social problem and criminal justice concerns of suicide from unique perspectives. The authors discuss the various forms of suicide and analyze the latest data on regional differences and how gender, marital status, occupation, health, drug use, and religion all influence the practice of suicide." "Suicide is designed for undergraduate and graduate courses in departments of Criminology, Criminal Justice, Psychology, and Forensic Science. In addition, it can also be used for a variety of other courses, including Psychopathology, Sociology of Deviance, Abnormal Psychology, and Violent Crimes. This book will also be of interest to anyone looking for a clear understanding of the extent of suicide in the United States."--Jacket
Profiling violent crimes : an investigative tool by Ronald M Holmes( Book )

42 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Profiling Violent Crimes, Second Edition contains captivating new additions to the best-selling first edition, including a state-of-the-art overview of the general principles of profiling. Presenting the techniques required to develop a complete sociopsychological profile, authors Ronald M. Holmes and Stephen T. Holmes discuss how to use this important tool as a part of effective investigations. Intriguing case examples and illustrations portray the complexity of deviant personality while maintaining a scientific focus and approach. Augmented by valuable tables and charts, this edition also features extensive updates and new chapters on pedophilia, arson, geoforensic information, and the use of computers in profiling." "As a textbook vital to students in criminology and criminal justice fields, or as a resource for criminal justice professionals and researchers, Profiling Violent Crimes, Second Edition contributes significantly to the knowledge about violent personalities and behaviors."--Jacket
Contemporary perspectives on serial murder by Ronald M Holmes( )

14 editions published in 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The papers in this anthology examine serial murder from a variety of perspectives. Part I focuses on the character and extent of serial murder. Part II looks at the motivations and psychology of the killers. The papers in Part III discuss the investigative process
Current perspectives on sex crimes by Stephen T Holmes( )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A combination of reprinted articles, most published during the past two years, and original contributions solicited for the anthology, offer a snapshot of the criminal justice understanding of various crimes relating to or involving sex. After a basic overview of sex in the 21st century, they look at nuisance sex behaviors and crime; homosexuality, transvestism, and transsexualism; juvenile sex crimes and behaviors of offenders and victims; dangerous sex crimes; rape; and special issues and concerns
Sex crimes by Ronald M Holmes( Book )

29 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 1,193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The ongoing concerns about sex crimes continue to pique interest in related issues, research, and therapies. Like the popular first edition, the revision of Sex Crimes offers a comprehensive survey of sex offenders and offenses. The Second Edition includes coverage of the psychological profiling of sex offenders, the often ritualistic crimes they commit, and the effect their actions have on victims. The highly praised writing style engages students' interest with a unique approach to sex crimes, deviance, and criminal behavior theory and analysis. First person accounts from sex offenders enliven the research discussions surrounding the motivations for this deviant behavior and the impact of treatments. The second edition has four new chapters which expand on the previous coverage of child and adult pornography on the Internet, prostitution, incest, pedophilia, and reflections of victims of sexual assault."--Publisher description (LoC)
Serial murder by Ronald M Holmes( Book )

27 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this updated new edition of their groundbreaking book, Ronald M. Holmes and Stephen T. Holmes examine the strange phenomenon of serial murder. Serial Murder, Third Edition, covers the typology, behavioral patterns, and motivation of the various types of serial killers, along with the most up-to-date coverage of serial killers available."--BOOK JACKET
The sex offender and the criminal justice system by Ronald M Holmes( Book )

6 editions published between 1983 and 1989 in English and Chinese and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Criminology : theory, research, and policy by Gennaro F Vito( Book )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Criminology: Theory, research and policy, third edition, uses an interdisciplinary approach to examine and explain how and why crime occurs. Comprehensive coverage of a variety of crimes and leading criminological theories is provided and supported by new, relevant case studies
Fatal violence : case studies and analysis of emerging forms by Ronald M Holmes( Book )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From serial murder to elder abuse, this book presents current forms of fatal violence, including vampirism and cannibalism. The text examines meanings and measures of violence; considers theories used to explain violence; explores violence in other countries; and provides a historical account of violence in the United States. It also covers various types of criminal violence, such as homicide, assault, robbery, rape, sexual assault, and hate crimes. Focusing on violence in specific settings, the author discusses family violence, workplace
Mass murder in the United States by Ronald M Holmes( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction to gangs in America by Ronald M Holmes( Book )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The authors explore the history and structure of gangs, reveal their clandestine activities, and analyze their social impact. The book also includes information on gender issues in gangs, and provides insight into how gangs impact American educational institutions"--
Violence : a contemporary reader( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sexual behavior : prostitution, homosexuality, swinging by Ronald M Holmes( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Purofairingu : Hanzai shinri bunseki nyūmon( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in Japanese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Premarital sexual permissiveness of two-year college students and four-year college students and its implications for student personnel workers by Ronald M Holmes( )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A book of readings : Sociological implications of selected social problems( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Satsujin purofairingu nyūmon( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in Japanese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Omicidi seriali : le nuove frontiere della conoscenza e dell'intervento by Ronald M Holmes( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in Italian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murder in America by Ronald M Holmes( Recording )

2 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Suicide : theory, practice, and investigation
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Suicide : theory, practice, and investigationProfiling violent crimes : an investigative toolContemporary perspectives on serial murderCurrent perspectives on sex crimesSex crimesSerial murderCriminology : theory, research, and policyFatal violence : case studies and analysis of emerging forms
Alternative Names
Holmes, Ronald

홈즈, 로날드 M

ホームズ, ロナルド・M

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