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- Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 22.68
Hauptbeschreibung Female crime writers were not always given the same recognition as today. Edgar Allan Poe's detective story 'The Murders in the Rue Morgue', written in 1841, is regarded as the beginning of the detective genre. In the following years, the genre was typically dominated by male authors. Since then considerable progress has been made,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 44.95
A little more than a century ago, the famous social scientist W.E.B. Du Bois asserted that a true understanding of African American offending must be grounded in the "real conditions" of what it means to be black living in a racial stratified society. Today and according to official statistics, African American men ? about six percent of the population... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2006; US$ 47.95
Dynamic Security describes the theory, practice and management of democratic therapeutic communities (TCs) in prisons using clinical examples and case studies. The contributors explore the complexities of working in TCs and the powerful emotional impact generated in the process of therapy in the forensic setting. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 125.00
In a major new theory of criminal behavior, Mark Colvin argues that chronic criminals emerge from a developmental process characterized by recurring, erratic episodes of coercion. Colvin's differential coercion theory, which integrates several existing criminological perspectives, lays out a compelling argument that coercive forces create social and... more...