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Criminal Psychology

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  • Psychology and Crimeby David Putwain; Aidan Sammons

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 35.95

    What does a Criminological Psychologist do? The popular image is that of a latter-day Sherlock Holmes helping the police to solve crimes and mysteries, but the reality is much more complex. Psychology and Crime is a new introduction to the topic of Criminological Psychology that helps dispel these popular myths by providing a comprehensive overview... more...

  • Women, Crime and Criminology (Routledge Revivals)by Carol Smart

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1977, Women, Crime and Criminology presents a feminist critique of classical and contemporary theories of female criminality. It addresses the issue that criminology literature has, throughout history, been predominantly male-oriented, always treating female criminality as marginal to the ?proper? study of crime in society. Carol... more...

  • Just Boys Doing Business?by Tim Newburn; Elizabeth A Stanko

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 67.95

    What is it about crime that makes it `men's work'? Can we imagine masculinity without crime? This is the first book of its kind to bring contributors from three continents together to examine the relationship between masculinity and crime. Covering such areas as policing, prisons, violence against women, homicide, white-collar crime, and male victimisation,... more...

  • Affect and Cognition in Criminal Decision Makingby Jean-Louis van Gelder; Henk Elffers; Danielle Reynald; Daniel S Nagin

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95

    Research and theorizing on criminal decision making has not kept pace with recent developments in other fields of human decision making. Whereas criminal decision making theory is still largely dominated by cognitive approaches such as rational choice-based models, psychologists, behavioral economists and neuroscientists have found affect (i.e.,... more...

  • Black Men, Invisibility and Crimeby Martin Glynn

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    Past studies have suggested that offenders desist from crime due to a range of factors, such as familial pressures, faith based interventions or financial incentives. To date, little has been written about the relationship between desistance and racialisation. This book seeks to bring much needed attention to this under-researched area of criminological... more...

  • Criminal Behaviour from School to the Workplaceby Frank Weerman; Catrien Bijleveld

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    This volume focuses on the complex relation between offending and the transition from school to the workplace: how employment and education are related to breaking the law and getting in contact with the criminal justice system. The contributors report results from several large scale and sophisticated studies conducted in the Netherlands that gathered... more...

  • The Criminal Lifestyleby Glenn D. Walters

    SAGE Publications 1990; US$ 67.00 US$ 56.95

    What kind of choices does a hardened criminal make? What belief systems are these choices based on? The Criminal Lifestyle approaches these questions by examining how various biological, sociological and psychological factors interact to bring about criminal behaviour. Walters develops a model of crime as a lifestyle and shows that this concept is... more...

  • The Geography of Crime (RLE Social & Cultural Geography)by David J. Evans; David T. Herbert

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    This book presents original research into contemporary geographical aspects of the study of crime. The contributors, drawn from different disciplines within the social sciences and from various countries, give a review of the subject which provides a valuable insight into the geography of crime. Their approaches range from the behavioural to the environmental,... more...

  • Jungian Crime Scene Analysisby Aaron B. Daniels

    Karnac Books 2014; US$ 30.95

    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...

  • The Criminal Imbecileby Henry H. Goddard

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Although the title isn't exactly politically correct in this day and age, Henry Goddard's in-depth study of low-intelligence and developmentally disabled murderers certainly stands up to the test of time. In three detailed case studies, Goddard classifies the characteristics of different types of developmentally disabled criminals and posits... more...