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Petherick, W. A. (2008). Stalking. In B. E. Turvey (Ed.), Criminal profiling: An introduction to behavioural evidence analysis (pp. 449-482). Massachusetts, United States: Academic Press- Elsevier Science. ISBN: 9780123741004
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Despite considerable media and academic interest in the phenomenon of stalkers and stalking in the late 1990s and into early 2000, there has been a significant decline of media reporting in recent years. In fact, we rarely hear about run-of-the-mill stalking cases in the media at all- only those involving sensational aspects such as high victim count, celebrities, or public figures. Or it might be reported as part of the sequence of events that led to a sensationally intimate homicide that has the public's interest. This is most likely because the general public has acclimated to the stalking phenomenon to such a degree that it is no longer novel, shocking, frightening or exciting. Stalking is, in fact, commonplace; there has been no decline in the number of cases or in its impact on stalking victims. In these two areas, the candle still burns bright.
Wayne A. Petherick. "Stalking" Criminal profiling: An introduction to behavioral evidence analysis (3rd ed). Ed. B. E. Turvey. Burlington, MA: Elsevier Academic Press, 2008. 449-482.
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