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  • Women Criminals: An Encyclopedia of People and Issues [2 volumes]by Vickie Jensen

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 191.00

    The two-volume Women Criminals: An Encyclopedia of People and Issues addresses both key topics and key figures in women's crime. The first volume provides topical essays about areas critical to the understanding of female criminals, such as the definition of women's crime, explanations of women's criminality, ethnic and age diversity in female criminals,... more...

  • Offending Womenby Lynne Haney

    University of California Press 2010; US$ 29.95

    Offending Women is an eye-opening journey into the lived reality of prison for women in the United States today. Lynne Haney looks at incarcerated mothers, housed together with their children, who are serving terms in alternative, community-based prisons-a type of facility that is becoming increasingly widespread. Incorporating vivid, sometimes shocking... more...

  • The Neurobiology of Criminal Behaviorby Dr Jonathan D Bolen; Professor Anthony Walsh

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 129.95

    The main feature of this work is that it explores criminal behaviour from all aspects of Tinbergen's Four Questions. Rather than focusing on a single theoretical point of view, this book examines the neurobiology of crime from a biosocial perspective. It suggests that it is necessary to understand some genetics and neuroscience in order to appreciate... 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...

  • Romantic Outlaws, Beloved Prisonsby Martha Grace Duncan

    NYU Press 1991; US$ 22.95

    An ex-convict struggles with his addictive yearning for prison. A law-abiding citizen broods over his pleasure in violent, illegal acts. A prison warden loses his job because he is so successful in rehabilitating criminals. These are but a few of the intriguing stories Martha Grace Duncan examines in her bold, interdisciplinary book Romantic Outlaws,... more...

  • The Bully Societyby Jessie Klein

    NYU Press 2012; US$ 21.25

    ?A coherent, heartbreaking narrative of how bullying works.? ? The Boston Globe ?The author writes with clarity and compassion? offers an opportunity for us to examine, discuss, and consider the world.? ? Kirkus Reviews ?Resists pop-psychology profiling? a searing indcitment of the cultures of cruelty,... more...

  • Handbook of Research Methods in Migrationby Carlos Vargas-Silva

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 60.00

    Covering both qualitative and quantitative topics, the expert contributors in this Handbook explore fundamental issues of scientific logic, methodology and methods to practical applications of different techniques and approaches in migration research. The chapters of this interdisciplinary Handbook maintain an introductory level of discussion on migration... more...

  • Biology and Violenceby Deborah W. Denno

    Cambridge University Press 1990; US$ 48.00

    An examination of criminal behaviour from birth to adulthood in order to determine the biological and sociological influences on violence. more...

  • The Causes of Crimeby Sarnoff A. Mednick; Terrie E. Moffitt; Susan A. Stack

    Cambridge University Press 1987; US$ 40.00

    The Causes of Crime: New Biological Approaches offers the first comprehensive overview of the biological factors involved in criminality. more...

  • Kosmologien der Gewaltby Adolfo Ceretti; Lorenzo Natali

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00

    This book addresses the issue of the origin of criminal violence and relates it to the current fears of threat in politics and society. Based on the theory developed by the interactionist American social-psychologist Lonnie Athens, the authors devote their efforts to all relevant literature. more...