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  • The Criminal Lifestyleby Glenn D. Walters

    SAGE Publications 1990; US$ 62.00

    What kind of choices does a hardened criminal make? What belief systems are these choices based on? The Criminal Lifestyle approaches these questions by examining how various biological, sociological and psychological factors interact to bring about criminal behaviour. Walters develops a model of crime as a lifestyle and shows that this concept is... more...

  • Criminal Psychologyby Laurence Miller

    Charles C Thomas 2012; US$ 67.95

    Criminal psychology is the application of the principles of normal and abnormal psychology to the understanding, prediction, and control of criminal behavior. Criminal Psychology: Nature, Nurture, Culture provides an in-depth yet readable introduction to the foundations of criminal psychology as it is understood and practiced from the classroom to... more...

  • Criminal Psychologyby Francis Pakes; Suzanne Pakes

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 31.95

    This book provides an accessible introduction to the increasingly popular subject of criminal psychology. It explores the application of psychology to understanding the crime phenomenon, criminal behaviour,solving crimes, the court process and punishment rehabilitation. It will be an invaluable resource for anybody taking courses in this field, in... more...

  • Criminal Psychology [4 volumes]by Jacqueline Helfgott

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 257.00

    Unfortunately, criminal behavior surrounds us in our society?from petty theft and vandalism to multimillion-dollar white-collar crime to shocking terrorism attempts and school killings. Invariably, one of the first questions is, "Why did they do it?" Criminal psychology seeks to solve this complex puzzle. In this four-volume reference work, a unparalleled... more...

  • The Criminal's Image of the Cityby Ronald L. Carter; Kim Q. Hill

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95

    The Criminal?s Image of the City focuses on the factors influencing the increase in crimes in cities, taking into consideration the behavior patterns of criminals. The manuscript first details approaches on the spatial and environmental analyses of crimes. The text then takes a look at the conceptual framework needed in understanding the spatial activity... more...

  • Criminological Perspectives on Race and Crimeby Shaun L. Gabbidon

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Ideal for use in either crime theory or race and crime courses, this is the only text to look at the array of explanations for crime as they relate to racial and ethnic populations. Each chapter begins with a historical review of each theoretical perspective and how its original formulation and more recent derivatives account for racial/ethnic differences.... more...

  • 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...

  • The Development of Criminal and Antisocial Behaviorby Julien Morizot; Lila Kazemian

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 179.00

    This edited book summarizes the current state of knowledge on the development of criminal and antisocial behavior over the life course. It focuses mainly on the developmental perspective, which has had a paradigmatic influence on current theoretical and empirical works in criminology. With a multidisciplinary perspective, the book reviews: (a) the... more...

  • Die Inlandstatby Richard Jansen

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 51.86

    Grenzüberschreitende Kriminalität ist nicht zuletzt Ausdruck fortschreitender Globalisierung. Dies gilt neben der allfälligen ?Internetkriminalität? insbesondere für Wirtschaftskriminalität. Deutschen Gerichten stellt sich regelmäßig die Frage, ob auf die Taten deutschen Strafrecht anwendbar ist. § 9 Abs. 1 Var. 3 StGB bringt das deutsche Strafrecht... more...

  • Disordered Personalities and Crimeby David W. Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95

    Disordered Personalities and Crime seeks to better understand how we respond to those individuals who have been labelled at various points in time as ?morally insane?, ?psychopathic? or ?personality disordered?. Individuals whose behaviour is consistent with these diagnoses present challenges to both the criminal justice system and mental health... more...