Opinion: When a parent is killed: family tragedy is often a mark of our broader feelings.

July 16, 2015

Murdoch_CreamSquareBox_Sml 177x177Following the tragic death of Adelaide AFL coach Phil Walsh, Dr Jaimie Zander, writing in The Conversation, considers the extent to which murder within a family reflects social failure.

Using parricide (parental murder) as a case study, Dr Zander categorises the different factors that drive teenagers and young adults to murder a parent.

You can read Dr Zander’s article here.

 

 

 

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