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Criminal Psychology

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  • Dangerous Offendersby Mark Brown; John Pratt

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 67.95

    Dangerous Offenders invites us to rethink the received wisdom on violent and sexual offenders, who seem so feared and so widely debated in this era of unparalleled affluence. Invaluable for students of criminology and sociology of risk. more...

  • Out of the Ordinaryby John Hollywood; Diane Snyder; Kenneth McKay; John Boon

    RAND Corporation 2004; US$ 9.95

    Presents a unique approach to selecting and assembling disparate pieces of information to produce a general understanding of a threat. The Atypical Signal Analysis and Processing schema identifies atypical behavior potentially related to terror activity; puts it into context; generates and tests hypotheses; and focuses analysts? attention on the most... more...

  • The Assessment and Treatment of Women Offendersby Kelley Blanchette; Shelley L. Brown

    Wiley 2006; US$ 170.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Dynamic Securityby Michael Parker; John Gunn; Peter Bennett; Dennie Briggs; Leonidas Cheliotis

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2006; US$ 47.95

    Dynamic Security describes the theory, practice and management of democratic therapeutic communities (TCs) in prisons using clinical examples and case studies. The contributors explore the complexities of working in TCs and the powerful emotional impact generated in the process of therapy in the forensic setting. 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...

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

    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...

  • Crime and Coercionby Mark Colvin

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 120.00

    In a major new theory of criminal behavior, Mark Colvin argues that chronic criminals emerge from a developmental process characterized by recurring, erratic episodes of coercion. Colvin's differential coercion theory, which integrates several existing criminological perspectives, lays out a compelling argument that coercive forces create social and... more...

  • The Killer Withinby Paul Toohey

    Allen & Unwin 2007; US$ 27.22

    Heat, red dirt, crocodiles, lonely roads, guns, drugs, madmen, murder . . . and the shocking true story of the dead heart of Australia and its most notorious denizen, Bradley John Murdoch. more...

  • Understanding Race And Crimeby Colin Scott Webster

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 46.00

    Why are some ethnic minorities associated with higher levels of offending? How can racist violence be explained? Are the reasons for offending and victimization among ethnic minorities different from those among ethnic majorities? This book provides an introduction to the debates and controversies about race, crime and criminal justice. more...