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Published: 27 March 2014

264 Pages


ISBN: 9780199334551

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The Perversion of Virtue

Understanding Murder-Suicide

Thomas Joiner

  • Offers a new perspective on one of the most difficult-to-comprehend types of violence
  • Sheds light on a topic that's always in the news, yet under-researched and not widely understood
  • Outlines a sweeping theory on how interpersonal virtues of mercy, justice, duty, and glory are misapplied
  • Engagingly written by a leader in the study of suicide, Thomas Joiner

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