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Criminal Psychology

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

    Springer 2013; US$ 39.99

    Die Ambition, auf den gesellschaftlichen Raum (erkenntnistheoretisch) einzuwirken, kennzeichnet bestimmte Spielarten kritischer Migrationsforschung. Die Beiträge des Bandes widmen sich der Frage, worin diese Ambition besteht und welche Möglichkeiten und Grenzen sie aufweist. Weiterhin finden sich empirische Studien, die die Möglichkeiten... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • A Thorn In Their Sideby Robert Green

    John Blake 2013; US$ 8.99

    In 1984, at the age of 78, world-renowned rose grower Hilda Murrell was found brutally murdered in the Shropshire countryside. She had just gained approval to testify on the unsolved problems of radioactive waste at the first British planning inquiry into a new nuclear power plant at Sizewell, Suffolk. The police theory that a lone, panicking burglar... more...

  • Black men, invisibility and Crimeby Martin Glynn

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 155.00

    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$ 155.00

    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... more...

  • The Geography of Crimeby David J. Evans; David T. Herbert

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    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$ 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...

  • 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...

  • Women crime and criminal justiceby Rosemary L Barberet

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95

    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...