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  • Bullying Among Prisonersby Jane L. Ireland

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 40.95

    Bullying in prisons can have severe consequences both for those directly involved and for the prison regime as a whole, yet the subject has been curiously neglected in the literature. In 1993, the Prison Service introduced their first anti-bullying strategy, and since then there has been a great deal of research on the subject. Bullying Among Prisoners... more...

  • Manhuntersby Colin Wilson

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 22.95

    Author Colin Wilson opens this illuminating psychological discussion with the development of the 1977 Behavioral Science Unit, which was set up in order to answer the many questions surrounding serial killers: How does someone become a serial killer? How do they choose their victims, and why do they not feel remorse? How are they caught? Wilson interviews... more...

  • Sexual Forensicsby Don Jacobs; Ashleigh Portales

    ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 37.00

    This book taps neuroscience and neuropsychology to provide hard facts about brain conditions and the behavior that emerges from powerful brain chemistry?a fascinating read for adolescents, parents, and teachers alike. more...

  • Women, Crime and Criminal Justiceby Rosemary L Barberet

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    This is the first fully internationalized book to focus on women as offenders, victims and justice professionals. It provides background, as well as specialized information that allows readers to comprehend the global forces that shape women and crime; analyze different types of violence against women (in peacetime and in armed conflict); and grasp... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Gender, Sex, and Crimeby Rosemary Gartner; Bill McCarthy

    Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 149.99

    Research on gender, sex, and crime today remains focused on topics that have been a mainstay of the field for several decades, but it has also recently expanded to include studies from a variety of disciplines, a growing number of countries, and on a wider range of crimes. The Oxford Handbook of Gender, Sex, and Crime reflects this growing diversity... more...

  • Neurobiological Bases of Abnormal Aggression and Violent Behaviourby József Haller

    Springer 2014; US$ 189.00

    Mechanisms controlling aggressive behavior started to be identified from late 20's of the 20th century and subsequent research described such mechanisms in great detail. While the findings are of great relevance for the understanding of aggression per se, they provide limited insights into the mechanisms of abnormal aggression i.e. those mechanisms... more...

  • Global Lockdownby Julia Sudbury

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    Global Lockdown is the first book to apply a transnational feminist framework to the study of criminalization and imprisonment. The distinguished contributors to this collection offer a variety of perspectives, from former prisoners to advocates to scholars from around the world. The book is a must-read for anyone concerned by mass incarceration... more...

  • Environmental Criminologyby Martin A. Andresen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    The field of environmental criminology is a staple theoretical framework in contemporary criminological theory. With this book, Martin Andresen presents the first comprehensive and sole-authored textbook on this influential and compelling school of criminological thought. He covers a wide range of topics, including: the origins of environmental... more...

  • Kriminologie ist Gesellschaftswissenschaftby Dirk Baier; Thomas Mößle

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 224.62

    Christian Pfeiffer gehört aufgrund seiner vielfältigen wissenschaftlichen Forschungstätigkeit wie seiner zahlreichen Medienauftritte zu den bekanntesten Kriminologen Deutschlands. Mit dieser Festschrift gratulieren ihm über 70 Autoren sowohl aus dem Bereich der Kriminologie wie dem Bereich der Politik und der Zivilgesellschaft zu seinem 70. Geburtstag.... more...

  • Jungian Crime Scene Analysisby Aaron B. Daniels

    Karnac Books 2014; US$ 25.95

    This book presents the serial killer as having 'imagopathy' - that is, a disorder of the imagination - manifested through such deficiencies as failure of empathy, rigid fantasies, and unresolved projections. The author argues that this disorder is a form of failed alchemy. His study challenges long-held assumptions that the Jungian concept of individuation... more...