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  • Madness Crimeby Philip Bean

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This book provides an authoritative and highly readable review of the relationship between madness and crime by one of the leading authorities in the field. The book is divided into four parts, each essay focusing on selected features of madness which have relevance to contemporary society. Part 1 is about madness itself, exploring three main models ? cognitive,... more...

  • Criminal Enterpriseby Christopher Harding

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00

    This is a study of agency in the field of criminal liability, considering the respective roles of individuals and organisations and the allocation of criminal responsibility to these different kinds of actor. The issue of criminal responsibility, which is informed by both the sociological analysis of conduct and by ethical considerations of responsibility,... more...

  • 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 2009; US$ 159.00

    Follows the route of a diamond from the mines of Africa to the shops of Europe and United States. This book describes the range of ethnic groups that are active in diamond trade and the culture and customs that are specific to this business. It analyses dangers and threats to the industry and uncovers the strategies and tactics to deal with them. more...

  • Criminal Belief Systemsby Glenn D. Walters

    ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 105.00

    Integrates traditional criminological models and findings from developmental psychology to explain criminal belief systems. more...

  • Capturing the Criminal Imageby Jonathan Finn

    University of Minnesota Press 2009; US$ 67.50

    At the beginning of the twentieth century, criminals, both alleged and convicted, were routinely photographed and fingerprinted—and these visual representations of their criminal nature were archived for possible future use. At the beginning of the twenty-first century, a plethora of new tools—biometrics, DNA analysis, digital imagery, and... more...

  • Women Who Killby Ann Jones

    The Feminist Press at CUNY 2009; US$ 15.95

    "A real-life murder mystery that readers won't be able to put down. . . . A classic."--Gloria Steinem 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...