UM E-Theses Collection (澳門大學電子學位論文庫)
Title
Serial killers in the People's Republic of China :the origins underlying the serial killing
English Abstract
For the purpose of making a better understanding of the serial killers in Chinese context, present study would explore the origins of Chinese serial killers’ killing. Range from 1990s to 2014, 13 cases(12 male serial killers, 1 female serial killers ) which match the definition of serial killers were collected from the reports of the formal sites, official newspapers. With the help of Nvivo, the cases study and content analysis would also be applied in this study. In this thesis, based on some western criminal theories and scales, I came out a new theoretical assumption which aims to explain the origins of serial killers in mainland China and also examined whether some western criminal theories, scale, models could use to explain the subjects’ killing behaviors. The findings displayed in the theoretical assumption the subjects’ motivations and some criteria related to the psychopath, antisocial personality are the important factors in explaining the subjects’ killing behaviors.
Issue Date
2016
Author
Hu, Yi Ni
Faculty
Faculty of Social Sciences
Department:
Department of Sociology
Degree
M.Soc.Sc.
Subject
Serial murderers -- Psychology
Serial murder investigation -- China
Criminology -- Department of Sociology


Supervisor
Library URL
b3534658
Files In This Item:
Full-text (Internet)
Location
1/F Zone C
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