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- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 55.95
The book provides a comprehensive coverage of psychological theories of crime and criminality, emphasizing the connections among approaches, and to show how, taken together, they provide a more complete picture of crime and criminality. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 53.95
Edited by and containing contributions from the most respected and experienced researchers and practitioners working today, this book will be essential reading for Police Officers, researchers, students and anyone with an interest in the professionalization and contemporary contribution of forensic psychology to twenty-first century criminal investigation.... more...
- Karnac Books 2007; US$ 26.95
In this volume contemporary staff describe their thinking and clinical work. Theoretical underpinnings for the understanding of perversion and violence, questions of risk and ethics and the institutional difficulties which emerge in the care of these patients are presented alongside chapters on clinical work, with adults and adolescents, including... more...
- Hardie Grant Books 2008; US$ 11.50
In April 1994 in a remote NSW town, Donna Carson was bashed, doused in petrol and set alight by her de facto partner. She suffered horrific burns to 65%of her body and spent the next six months in hospital lapsing in and out of consciousness.Throughout, what kept her alive was the thought of her two young sons, Coe and Bodean.While she recuperated,... more...
- University Press of America 2011; US$ 54.99
Examines the extent to which black gangsterism is a product of civil rights gains, community transition, black flight, social activism, and failed grassroots social movement groups. The voice of the ghetto was silenced by a black leadership preoccupied with a middle-class integrationist agenda, leading to confusion, frustration, and the emergence of... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 134.95
This volume provides timely analyses of the impact of the current economic crisis (in the broadest sense of the term), innovative perspectives on problems of economy and finance, and criminological insights on often neglected aspects of social life. Specific themes include: corporate crime, money laundering, home foreclosures, and mortgage fraud. more...
- Karnac Books 2002; US$ 33.95
It is Costello's aim to bring a 'unifying vision and theoretical integration' to the array of perspectives and theories in the field of criminality, and examines the contributions of both orthodox and evolutionary psychiatry, and explores the role of family experience in shaping the 'pale criminal'. more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 93.60
The return of emotions to debates about crime and criminal justice has been a striking development of recent decades across many jurisdictions. This has been registered in the return of shame to justice procedures, a heightened focus on victims and their emotional needs, fear of crime as a major preoccupation of citizens and politicians, and highly... more...
- Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 31.95
An important classic, especially useful for courses in criminal behavior and personality, this text begins with a discussion of the construction of types of crime and then formulates and utilizes a typology of criminal behavior systems. more...