A Taxonomy of Male British Family Annihilators, 1980–2012
24 Pages Posted: 4 Apr 2014
Date Written: May 2014
This exploratory article presents an overview of British, male family annihilators from 1980 to 2012. In doing so it provides a range of criminological information relevant to the incidents being described, and offers a taxonomy of four different types of annihilators that moves discussion beyond ‘revenge/altruistic’ categories.
Keywords: family annihilator, taxonomy, masculinity, family, Britain
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