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Criminal Psychology

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  • Lectures on Violence, Perversion and Delinquencyby David Morgan; Stanley Ruszczynski

    Karnac Books 2007; US$ 27.95

    In this volume contemporary staff describe their thinking and clinical work. Theoretical underpinnings for the understanding of perversion and violence, questions of risk and ethics and the institutional difficulties which emerge in the care of these patients are presented alongside chapters on clinical work, with adults and adolescents, including... more...

  • Letters From Prison, Voices of Women Murderersby Jennifer Furio

    Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 28.95

    Written by incarcerated women, these incredibly personal, surprisingly honest letters shed light on their lives, their crimes - and the mitigating circumstances. Author Jennifer Furio, a prison reform activist, subtly reveals the biases if the criminal ju more...

  • Life within Hidden Worldsby Jessica Williams Saunders

    Karnac Books 2001; US$ 31.95

    Psychoanalytic psychotherapy as a practice is the antithesis of a prison regime. Prisons are hard; psychotherapy is porous, permeable. Echoed throughout this book is the obvious paradox that is being worked when practicing psychotherapy in prison. The two are world's apart, yet each can creatively serve the other. more...

  • Madness and Crimeby Philip Bean

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This book provides an authoritative and highly readable review of the relationship between madness and crime by one of the leading authorities in the field. The book is divided into four parts, each essay focusing on selected features of madness which have relevance to contemporary society. Part 1 is about madness itself, exploring three main models ? cognitive,... more...

  • Male Crime and Devianceby R. Barri Flowers

    Charles C Thomas 2003; US$ 54.95

    MALE CRIME AND DEVIANCE seeks to explore in-depth the types of offenses most identified with and committed by males, dynamics of male crime, characteristics of male offenders, how male criminality and delinquency compare with and differ from female delinquent and criminal behavior, explanations for male crime, and efforts at combating crime in this... 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...

  • Migrationsforschung als Kritik?by Paul Mecheril; Oscar Thomas-Olalde; Claus Melter; Susanne Arens; Elisabeth Romaner

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 39.99

    Bestimmte Spielarten kritischer Migrationsforschung suchen - direkt oder indirekt - auf den gesellschaftlichen Raum einzuwirken, der wissenschaftlich zum Thema wird. Der Band widmet sich sowohl in grundlegenden Erwägungen als auch der Präsentation und Reflexion empirischer Studien den Möglichkeiten und Spielräumen kritischer Migrationsforschung: Was... more...

  • Männer - die ewigen Gewalttäter?by Peter Döge

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 29.99

    Männer, die Täter - Frauen, die Opfer ? beschreibt diese geschlechterpolarisierende Gegenüberstellung angemessen die Realität eines so komplexen sozialen Phänomens wie es Gewalthandeln darstellt? Auf Basis der Daten der im Auftrag der evangelischen und katholischen Männerarbeit durchgeführten und im Jahr 2009 vorgelegten Männerstudie ?Männer in Bewegung?... more...

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

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    The main feature of this work is that it explores criminal behavior 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...