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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Perceptions of Female Offendersby Brenda L. Russell

    Springer 2012; US$ 129.00

    ?Female offenders are often perceived as victims who commit crimes as a self-defense mechanism or as criminal deviants whose actions strayed from typical ‘womanly’ behavior. Such cultural norms for violence exist in our gendered society and there has been scholarly debate about how male and female offenders are perceived and how this perception... more...

  • An Introduction to Criminal Psychologyby Russil Durrant

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of approaches to understanding crime and criminal behaviour, with a focus on psychological perspectives. A wide range of different types of criminal behaviour are considered, including juvenile crime, violent offending, sexual offending, collective violence, drug use, and property and public disorder offending.... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.50

    The book analyses the application of psychological findings to an expansive range of crimes and looks at the use of psychology in the work of the police and the courts. 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...

  • Profiling and Serial Crimeby Wayne Petherick

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    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 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...

  • 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...