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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 120.00
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...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 46.00
Why are some ethnic minorities associated with higher levels of offending? How can racist violence be explained? Are the reasons for offending and victimization among ethnic minorities different from those among ethnic majorities? This book provides an introduction to the debates and controversies about race, crime and criminal justice. more...
- Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 28.95
Written by incarcerated women, these incredibly personal, surprisingly honest letters shed light on their lives, their crimes - and the mitigating circumstances. Author Jennifer Furio, a prison reform activist, subtly reveals the biases if the criminal ju more...
- Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 35.00
This groundbreaking book by an award-winning psychoanalyst and forensic psychiatrist presents a comprehensive exploration of a timely but often taboo topic: the failure of punishment to deter crime and violence, an issue that affects us both individually and as a culture. Written at the culmination of the author s fifty-year career as a psychoanalyst,... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2008; US$ 24.95
?Street gangs mirror the inhuman ambitions and greed of society?s trendsetters and deities even as they fight to the death over scraps from the table of the international drug trade. But John Hagedorn, characteristically, also finds hope in the contradictory values of outlaw youth?selflessness, solidarity, and love amid cupidity and directionless... more...