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  • Profiling and Serial Crimeby Wayne Petherick

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 71.95

    The third edition of Profiling and Serial Crime illustrates the promise, purposes, and pitfalls of behavioral profiling in the investigation of serial crime, and provides a theoretical and practical foundation for students. Part one, on profiling, examines inductive and deductive reasoning, profiling methods (including geographic profiling), metacognition,... more...

  • Patriarchal Murders of Womenby Aysan Sev'er

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 179.95

    Most studies on honor killing look at it as an extension of Islamic beliefs. This book takes a different approach in that the concept does not arise from any religious text, but rather is a result of a community that is utterly patriarchal in its social orientation. The oppression of women is not mandated by any religion, but rather it is a result... more...

  • Crime in a Psychological Contextby Glenn D. Walters

    SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 52.00 US$ 44.20

    This engaging book presents a contextual psychological interpretation of crime. It covers essential topics including psychopathy, antisocial personality disorder, and criminal lifestyle. The author's compelling analysis explains criminal behavior, by showing how the criminal lifestyle is capable of integrating two seemingly incompatible crime paradigms:... more...

  • Profilersby Don Denevi; John H. Campbell

    Prometheus Books 2010; US$ 11.99

    In this compilation of expert articles internationally recognized homicide investigators, most of them pioneers in developing the science and the art of profiling, share their insights gained from years of experience tracking the perpetrators of some of the most notorious crimes. Among the subjects discussed are: dealing with hostage situations, child... more...

  • Classifying Palmprintsby Harold Alexander

    Charles C Thomas 1973; US$ 18.95

    This manual, one of the first references published on the subject, provides facts that furnish indisputable evidence that the presence of an efficient palmprint system is a necessary and an integral part of the modern-day identification bureau. Aspects of coding, taking, searching, and filing as well as a unique method of coding deltas and loop core... more...

  • The Study of Latent Fingerprintsby Wendell W. Clements

    Charles C Thomas 1987; US$ 20.95

    CONTENTS: History of Fingerprints; The Nature of Friction Skin; Pattern Interpretation: Five Finger Classification System; Crime Scene Investigation; Latent Print Comparison; Court Presentation of Latent Print Evidence; Can Fingerprints Be Forged? 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...

  • H.I.Tby Patricia Anne Kolb

    Charles C Thomas 1979; US$ 16.95

    This book outlines an innovative, effective method for the optimum utilization of palmprints. The method is called H.I.T., an acronym for the three primary palmar surface areas: Hypothenar, Interdigital area, and Thenar. This carefully researched and painstakingly developed system incorporates the quick and accurate search of a latent palmprint, the... more...

  • The Rise and Fall of Squizzy Taylorby Hugh Anderson

    Allen & Unwin 2013; US$ 12.72

    Guns were fired in Fitzroy vendettas, police were killed in armed robberies and gangs operated in hotels and brothels - Melbourne in the 1920s was a crime-ridden city in which no one was safe. more...

  • Constitution-Types In Delinquencyby W A Willemse

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...