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The Evolution of SAMM

PAUL ROCK

in After Homicide

Published in print July 1998 | ISBN: 9780198267959
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191683428 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267959.003.0009

Series: Clarendon Studies in Criminology

The Evolution of SAMM

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This chapter traces some of the patterns in the early evolution of Support After Murder and Manslaughter (SAMM). Topics discussed include membership, national office, local SAMM groups, and project coordinators. It is argued that SAMM will continue to be storm-tossed, blown around by chance changes in funding, sponsors, or the balance of power and factions in its committees.

Keywords: support groups; voluntary organizations; Support After Murder and Manslaughter

Chapter.  17502 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Criminal Law

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