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Criminal Psychology

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  • The Criminal Recidivism Processby Edward Zamble; Vernon L. Quinsey

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 33.00 US$ 27.06

    This book addresses why criminal offenders repeat their actions after being released from prison. more...

  • Criminology and Warby Sandra Walklate; Ross McGarry

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    It is widely observed that the study of war has been paid limited attention within criminology. This is intellectually curious given that acts of war have occurred persistently throughout history and perpetuate criminal acts, victimisation and human rights violations on a scale unprecedented with domestic levels of crime. However, there are authoritative... more...

  • The Criminal Triadby William M. Harmening

    Charles C Thomas 2010; US$ 47.95

    What is it that compels a person to choose a life of crime and deviancy over one of responsibility and social conformity? To understand exactly how and why that choice is ultimately made, we must turn to the discipline of psychology. The author presents and then deconstructs his own unique formulation of the internal deterrence system, and looks specifically... 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 Assessment and Treatment of Women Offendersby Kelley Blanchette; Shelley L. Brown

    Wiley 2006; US$ 170.00 US$ 147.33

    There is a large body of research that provides guidance for those working with offenders on how they should be treated once they are in the correctional system. The problem is that most, if not all this research has been conducted on all male populations and it is assumed that women offenders are the same. However, women have different needs and support... more...

  • Psychology of Terrorismby Bruce Bongar; Lisa M. Brown; Larry E. Beutler; James N. Breckenridge; Philip G. Zimbardo

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 99.99 US$ 85.99

    The past decade has witnessed a dramatic transformation in the nature and use of political terrorism. Psychology of Terrorism is an indispensable resource in the field of psychology and terrorism. This text fills the need for a single, comprehensive, resource for mental health clinicians, medical care providers, researchers, educators, and others... more...

  • Inside the Criminal Mindby Stanton Samenow

    Crown/Archetype 2012; US$ 26.00

    Long-held myths defining the sources of and cures for crime are shattered in this ground-breaking book--and a chilling profile of today's criminal emerges. more...

  • Serial Crimeby Wayne Petherick

    Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 55.95

    Serial Crime: Theoretical and Practical Issues in Behavioral Profiling successfully connects concepts and creates links to criminal behavior across crimes ?murder, sexual assault, and arson? something no other book available does. The connection of serial behavior to profiling, the most useful tool in discovering behavior patterns, is new to the... more...

  • A Matter of Securityby Friedemann Pfafflin; Gwen Adshead; Michael Parker; Mark Morris

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2003; US$ 47.95

    It explores the psychodynamic theory of attachment and how it can be used to offer new ways of thinking when working with mental disorders in offenders. Discusses the development of personality in terms of interpersonal functioning and relationships with others, which is essential to understand both interpersonal violence and abnormal development. more...

  • Understanding Psychology and Crimeby James McGuire

    McGraw-Hill Education 2004; US$ 47.00

    Addresses such questions as: What contributions can psychology make to our understanding of crime? And, how can psychological models and research help to prevent crime and reduce repeat offending? This book discusses the relationships between psychology, criminology and criminal justice, and is useful for students of criminology and psychology. more...