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  • Dangerous Offendersby Mark Brown; John Pratt

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 67.95

    This highly controversial new book considers how the dangerous offender has become such a figure of collective anxiety for the citizens of rationalised Western societies. The authors consider: * ideas of danger and social threat in historical perspective * legal responses to violent criminals * attempts to predict dangerous behaviour * why particular... more...

  • Adventures in Criminologyby Sir Leon Radzinowicz

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 210.00

    Sir Leon Radzinowicz is one of the key figures in the development of criminology in the twentieth century. This account of the development of criminology intertwines his personal narrative as a criminologist with the progression of criminology itself. His experience gained from a career which has spanned 70 years since the 1920s, offers a profound... more...

  • Out of the Ordinaryby John Hollywood; Diane Snyder; Kenneth McKay; John Boon

    RAND Corporation 2004; US$ 9.95

    Presents a unique approach to selecting and assembling disparate pieces of information to produce a general understanding of a threat. The Atypical Signal Analysis and Processing schema identifies atypical behavior potentially related to terror activity; puts it into context; generates and tests hypotheses; and focuses analysts? attention on the most... more...

  • The Psychology of Female Violenceby Anna Motz

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 34.95

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Assessment and Treatment of Women Offendersby Kelley Blanchette; Shelley L. Brown

    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...

  • Inside the Criminal Mindby Stanton Samenow

    Crown/Archetype 2012; US$ 26.00

    Long-held myths defining the sources of and cures for crime are shattered in this ground-breaking book--and a chilling profile of today's criminal emerges. more...

  • Becoming Evilby James Waller

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 18.99

    Offers a more sophisticated and comprehensive psychological view of how anyone can potentially participate in heinous crimes against humanity. In this book, social psychologist points to the dispositional and situational factors than can lead ordinary people to commit extraordinary acts of evil. more...

  • Understanding Psychology and Crimeby James McGuire

    McGraw-Hill Education 2004; US$ 47.00

    Addresses such questions as: What contributions can psychology make to our understanding of crime? And, how can psychological models and research help to prevent crime and reduce repeat offending? This book discusses the relationships between psychology, criminology and criminal justice, and is useful for students of criminology and psychology. more...

  • A Matter of Securityby Friedemann Pfafflin; Gwen Adshead; Michael Parker; Mark Morris

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2003; US$ 47.95

    It explores the psychodynamic theory of attachment and how it can be used to offer new ways of thinking when working with mental disorders in offenders. Discusses the development of personality in terms of interpersonal functioning and relationships with others, which is essential to understand both interpersonal violence and abnormal development. more...

  • Serial Crimeby Wayne Petherick

    Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 55.95

    Serial Crime: Theoretical and Practical Issues in Behavioral Profiling successfully connects concepts and creates links to criminal behavior across crimes ?murder, sexual assault, and arson? something no other book available does. The connection of serial behavior to profiling, the most useful tool in discovering behavior patterns, is new to the... more...