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  • Ultimate Hard Bastardsby Kate Kray

    John Blake 2005; US$ 5.99

    Meet the hardest men in Britainminders, villains, gangsters, bodyguards, SAS hitmen, murderers, and terrorists. In this awesome follow-up to the hugely successful Hard Bastards and Hard Bastards 2, Kate Kray, who was married to Ronnie Kray, gets the answers to questions nobody else would dare to ask. We learn the truth about what drives some... more...

  • Persisters and Desisters in Crime from Adolescence into Adulthoodby Dr Machteld Hoeve; Professor N Wim Slot; Professor Peter H van der Laan; Professor Rolf Loeber

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    Too many juvenile delinquents persist in their offending into adulthood. They constitute a major burden for individual victims, for businesses and the justice system, all contributing to the total cost of crime for society. Focusing on the transition between juvenile offending and adult crime, this book examines research based on Dutch, European and... more...

  • Psycho Steve - I Swam the Solent to Freedom. No Jail Can Hold Meby Stephen Moyle; Stephen Richards

    John Blake Publishing 2006; US$ 8.74

    When a GBP 1 million construction deal starts to go pear shaped, and a London heavy mob working for the opposition ransack his house, Stephen Moyle is out for revenge. In a tale of violence and adventure via the North of England and Canada, Stephen recounts the events that led to a 3 and a half year jail term and his eventual sectioning. Having taken... more...

  • An Introduction to Criminal Psychologyby Russil Durrant

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    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 Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 29.99

    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 vorgelegten Männerstudie ?Männer in Bewegung?... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Profiling and Serial Crimeby Wayne Petherick

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 71.95

    The third edition of Profiling and Serial Crime illustrates the promise, purposes, and pitfalls of behavioral profiling in the investigation of serial crime, and provides a theoretical and practical foundation for students. Part one, on profiling, examines inductive and deductive reasoning, profiling methods (including geographic profiling), metacognition,... more...

  • Psychology and Crimeby Clive R. Hollin

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 69.95

    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...