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- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 51.50
Offending behaviour is one of the most talked about issues in contemporary society. What can be done to stop people reoffending? What can be done to help people escape their criminal lifestyles? This book aims to review and analyse the different ways in which these questions are addressed in practice, drawing upon the expertise of academics and practitioners.... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 169.95
Smale and Gounko study twelve men who dropped out of school early, and wound up in juvenile delinquency. While many studies have suggested a link between early school leaving and delinquency nobody has done a study from the perspective of the criminals using dissimilar populations. The directional causality between criminal behavior and dropping out... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 55.00
Engaging a dangerous psychopath up close and personal will, at first, demonstrate his gifts of deception. Only extending the conversation will reveal his true nature, as one starts to see red flags—impatience, rolling eyes, curt answers. Even the least perceptive can sense that something is not quite right, but how does law enforcement know for sure? more...
- Wiley 2006; US$ 170.00
There is a large body of research that provides guidance for those working with offenders on how they should be treated once they are in the correctional system. The problem is that most, if not all this research has been conducted on all male populations and it is assumed that women offenders are the same. However, women have different needs and support... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2001; US$ 21.95
Debbaudt explains how typical manifestations of autism spectrum disorders, such as running away, unsteadiness, impulsive behavior or failure to respond, may be misunderstood by law enforcement professionals, with serious consequences. For individuals with ASDs, he offers advice on how to behave in encounters with law enforcement professionals. more...
- Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 92.95
An easy-to-understand synopsis of identification systems, presenting in simple language the process of fingerprint identification, from the initial capture of a set of finger images, to the production of a Rapsheet. No other single work exists which reviews this important identification process from beginning to end. We examine the identification process... more...
- CRC Press 2006; US$ 107.95
Biological Influences on Criminal Behavior fundamentally questions the way most criminologists attempt to explain, let alone ameliorate the problem of human criminal behavior. Written by a respected expert in forensics, who also brings a much-needed biological background to the task, this resource champions contemporary biological theory by introducing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 44.95
Numerous criminologists have noted their dissatisfaction with the state of criminology. The need for a new paradigm for the 21st century is clear. However, many distrust biology as a factor in studies of criminal behavior, whether because of limited exposure†or because the orientation of criminology in general has a propensity to see it as racist,... more...
- University Press of America 2011; US$ 41.99
Examines the extent to which black gangsterism is a product of civil rights gains, community transition, black flight, social activism, and failed grassroots social movement groups. The voice of the ghetto was silenced by a black leadership preoccupied with a middle-class integrationist agenda, leading to confusion, frustration, and the emergence of... more...