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Necrophilia : forensic and medico-legal aspects / Anil Aggrawal.

Author/Creator:
Aggrawal, Anil., author.
Publication:
Boca Raton : CRC Press, 2011.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (264 p.)
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Subjects:
Necrophilia.
Necrophilia -- Law and legislation.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
The author of Forensic and Medico-legal Aspects of Sexual Crime and Unusual Sexual Practices turns his attention to necrophilia with this in-depth international study. History, etiological aspects, classification, epidemiology, and offender characteristics are covered as the volume reviews all available expert literature on the subject. Of major focus are the legal aspects of necrophilia, where laws of most nations relating to necrophilia are discussed, compared, and contrasted. A number of actual case studies are used to illustrate principles and approaches to defining laws and conducting investigations in this area--Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Front cover; Table of Contents; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Special Acknowledgment; Author; Chapter 1: Necrophilia Overview and Historical Aspects; Chapter 2: Etiology; Chapter 3: Classification; Chapter 4: Epidemiology of Necrophilia; Chapter 5: Case Studies; Chapter 6: Medico-legal Investigation; Chapter 7: Legal and EthicalAspects of Necrophilia; Chapter 8: Expert Testimony in Necrophilia Cases; Necrophilia and Abuse ofCorpses-A Brief Chronology; Back cover
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Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
0-429-25028-2
1-4200-8913-7
OCLC:
697122495
Publisher Number:
10.1201/b10418 doi