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  • 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...

  • Criminal Woman, the Prostitute, and the Normal Womanby Cesare Lombroso; Guglielmo Ferrero; Nicole Hahn Rafter; Mary Gibson

    Duke University Press 2003; US$ 23.95

    A new translation of Cesar Lombroso's La Donna Delinquente , with a new scholarly introduction. 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...

  • Criminal Psychology [4 volumes]by Ph.D. Jacqueline B. Helfgott

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 257.00

    Unfortunately, criminal behavior surrounds us in our society‚??from petty theft and vandalism to multimillion-dollar white-collar crime to shocking terrorism attempts and school killings. Invariably, one of the first questions is, "Why did they do it?" Criminal psychology seeks to solve this complex puzzle.||In this four-volume reference work, a unparalleled... more...

  • H.I.Tby Patricia Anne Kolb

    Charles C Thomas 1979; US$ 16.95

    This book outlines an innovative, effective method for the optimum utilization of palmprints. The method is called H.I.T., an acronym for the three primary palmar surface areas: Hypothenar, Interdigital area, and Thenar. This carefully researched and painstakingly developed system incorporates the quick and accurate search of a latent palmprint, the... more...

  • Simulation Strategies to Reduce Recidivismby Faye S. Taxman; April Pattavina

    Springer 2013; US$ 179.00

     The use of simulation modeling in criminal justice dates back to the 1970s. Early models were developed to capture the realities of the criminal justice system, to identify what changes were needed, and how small changes would affect the overall picture.  Significant time and effort were devoted to these projects and although they achieved... more...

  • The Rise and Fall of Squizzy Taylorby Hugh Anderson

    Allen & Unwin 2013; US$ 18.17

    Guns were fired in Fitzroy vendettas, police were killed in armed robberies and gangs operated in hotels and brothels - Melbourne in the 1920s was a crime-ridden city in which no one was safe. more...