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  • Young Men in Prisonby Joel Harvey

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This book examines how young men between the ages of 18 and 21 make the transition to prison life and how they adapt practically, socially and psychologically. Based on extensive research in Feltham Young Offenders Institution, this book examines in particular the role of social support, both inside and outside prison, in relation to their adaptation,... more...

  • Offending Behaviourby Emma J Palmer

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    This book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date review of the relationship between psychology, moral reasoning theory and offending behaviour. It sets out the theory and research which has been carried out in the field, and examines the ways in which this knowledge has been used in practice to inform treatment programmes for offenders. This book... more...

  • Understanding Criminal Careersby Keith Soothill; Claire Fitzpatrick; Brian Francis

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    The study of criminal careers is of increasing interest in criminology. It is now generally recognised that it is important to try to understand criminal behaviour across the life-course rather than focusing on fragmented incidents which provide only a partial picture. This is an accessible text which clarifies the crucial theoretical and methodological... more...

  • The Mazzel Ritualby Dina Siegel

    Springer New York 2009; US$ 189.00

    In this original book cultural anthropologist Dina Siegel follows the route of a diamond from the mines of Africa to the shops of Europe and the United States. The book is about the diamond business itself as well as about the people involved in it. more...

  • Serial Crimeby Wayne Petherick; Wayne Petherick

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 72.95

    Serial Crime: Theoretical and Practical Issues in Behavioral Profiling examines serial predatory behavior and is comprised of two main parts. The first section deals with behavioral profiling, and covers a variety of critical issues from profiling?s history and the theoretical schools of thought to its treatment in the mainstream media. The second... more...

  • Explorations in Criminal Psychopathologyby Louis B. Schlesinger

    Charles C Thomas 2007; US$ 59.95

    When Explorations in Criminal Psychopathology: Clinical Syndromes With Forensic Implications was first published in 1996, the purpose was, in part, to correct an imbalance in the field, specifically with regard to the coverage of the important topic of psychopathology and its relationship to crime. The second edition of this book continues to address... more...

  • Effective Handling of Manipulative Personsby John Lentz

    Charles C Thomas 1989; US$ 30.95

    By John D. Lentz. CONTENTS: Protecting Ourselves; Discovering What Is Expected of Us; Discovering Ways the Manipulator Is Not Taking Responsibility; Giving Back Responsibility; Taking Care of Yourself. Appendices. more...

  • Scott's Fingerprint Mechanicsby Robert Olsen

    Charles C Thomas 1978; US$ 63.95

    By Robert D. Olsen, Sr., United States Army Criminal Investigation Laboratory, Fort Gordon, Georgia. With a Foreword by Walter R. Scott. This expanded and updated version of the original FINGERPRINT MECHANICS will serve as a comprehensive course of instruction and reference for students of finger printing, experienced investigators, and interested... more...

  • Male Crime and Devianceby R. Barri Flowers

    Charles C Thomas 2003; US$ 54.95

    MALE CRIME AND DEVIANCE seeks to explore in-depth the types of offenses most identified with and committed by males, dynamics of male crime, characteristics of male offenders, how male criminality and delinquency compare with and differ from female delinquent and criminal behavior, explanations for male crime, and efforts at combating crime in this... more...

  • Working with Women Offenders in the Communityby Rosemary Sheehan; Gill McIvor; Chris Trotter

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 57.95

    Though many more women offenders are supervised in the community than in custody, much less is known about their needs and effective approaches to their supervision, support and treatment. Whilst there has been recent attention paid to responding to the needs of women in prison, negligible attention has been paid to women exiting prison, or on community... more...