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  • Floods in a Megacityby Ashraf Dewan

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    Flooding is one of the most devastating natural hazards in the world. Available records suggest that both flood frequency and severity are on the rise which is likely to worsen in the context of climate change. As population, infrastructure and poverty grow rapidly in developing countries, particularly urban agglomerations of 10 million... more...

  • An Introduction to Criminal Psychologyby Russil Durrant

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Crime is a topic that is of considerable interest to policy-makers, politicians and the public alike. We want to know what factors can explain the nature and prevalence of crime in society and use this knowledge to better develop approaches for managing criminal behaviour. This book provides a comprehensive overview of approaches to understanding... more...

  • Männer - die ewigen Gewalttäter?by Peter Döge

    Springer 2012; US$ 29.95

    Männer, die Täter - Frauen, die Opfer – beschreibt diese geschlechterpolarisierende Gegenüberstellung angemessen die Realität eines so komplexen sozialen Phänomens wie es Gewalthandeln darstellt? Auf Basis der Daten der im Auftrag der evangelischen und katholischen Männerarbeit durchgeführten und im Jahr 2009... more...

  • Psychology and Law in a Changing Worldby Lara Bagnoli; Giovanni B. Traverso

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Criminal psychology, and its relationship to the practice of law, has become a topic of major significance over the last three decades. Psychologists play a key role in modern criminal investigation and are central to crime reduction measures such as offender profiling, delinquency prevention and tackling fear of crime. Contributors from North America,... more...

  • Psychology in the Courtsby Raymond R. Corrado; Rebecca Dempster; Ronald Roesch

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95

    This book provides a useful overview of the latest research into the interaction between psychology and the courts. Leading scholars and practitioners review recent research and practice in a number of principal areas: * adolescents in the legal system * the role of juries * competency to stand trial * conditional release * eyewitness evidence and... more...

  • Psychology and Crime: An Introduction to Criminological Psychologyby Clive R. Hollin

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.50

    Crime is an expensive aspect of society, and each year huge amounts of public money are spent on the courts, police, probation services, and prisons, while the human costs in terms of pain, fear and loss is incalculable. Psychology and Crime comprehensively covers the vital role of psychological theories and methods in understanding and managing... more...

  • Patriarchal Murders of Womenby Aysan Sev'er

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 179.95

    Most studies on honor killing look at it as an extension of Islamic beliefs. This book takes a different approach in that the concept does not arise from any religious text, but rather is a result of a community that is utterly patriarchal in its social orientation. The oppression of women is not mandated by any religion, but rather it is a result... more...

  • Profilersby Don Denevi; John H. Campbell

    Prometheus Books 2010; US$ 11.99

    The popularity of television shows and movies like Profiler, CSI, and The Silence of the Lambs has made the concept of criminal profiling familiar to most Americans. Though such dramas follow the general approach of real-life criminal investigative analysis, artistic license often results in a simplistic and sensationalistic image of the complex work... more...

  • Classifying Palmprintsby Harold Alexander

    Charles C Thomas 1973; US$ 18.95

    This manual, one of the first references published on the subject, provides facts that furnish indisputable evidence that the presence of an efficient palmprint system is a necessary and an integral part of the modern-day identification bureau. Aspects of coding, taking, searching, and filing as well as a unique method of coding deltas and loop core... more...

  • The Study of Latent Fingerprintsby Wendell W. Clements

    Charles C Thomas 1987; US$ 20.95

    CONTENTS: History of Fingerprints; The Nature of Friction Skin; Pattern Interpretation: Five Finger Classification System; Crime Scene Investigation; Latent Print Comparison; Court Presentation of Latent Print Evidence; Can Fingerprints Be Forged? more...