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Criminal Psychology

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  • 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...

  • Dire Emotions and Lethal Behavioursby Charles Stewart

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 47.95

    Dire Emotions and Lethal Behaviours explores the primary motivational system in human beings. Based on the work of C. G. Jung, James Hillman, Louis Stewart and Silvan Tomkins, Charles Stewart investigates the psychology of the innate affects, with a focus towards the emotional motivation of adolescents and young adults who have killed others, themselves,... more...

  • A Rapid Assessment of Bonded Labour in Hazardous Industries in Pakistanby International Labour Office

    International Labour Office 2004; US$ 5.00

    Based on field work in Sindh and Punjab provinces. Describes working conditions and labour arrangements in three hazardous industries and examines forms of coercion and bondedness. more...

  • Psychosocial Criminologyby David Gadd; Tony Jefferson

    SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 49.00

    The book critiques existing psychological and sociological theories before outlining a more adequate understanding of the criminal offender. It sheds new light on a series of crimes?rape, serial murder, racial harassment, ?jack-rolling? (mugging of drunks), domestic violence?and contemporary criminological issues such as fear of crime, cognitive-behavioral... more...

  • Elders, Crime, and the Criminal Justice Systemby Max B. Rothman; Burton D. Dunlop; Pamela Entzel

    Springer Publishing Company 2004; US$ 89.00

    This book provides a comprehensive analysis of interactions between older people and the criminal justice system. The editors present current research on elders in a multitude of roles, from victim and offender to attorney, defendant, witness, juror, and prisoner. Of particular interest are chapters on the psychological and medical conditions of elder... more...

  • Fingerprintsby Mark Hawthorne

    CRC Press 2008; US$ 62.95

    I. Fingerprint Analysis The History of Fingerprints Outline of the History of Fingerprints Early Nonsystematic Methods of Identification Study Questions Systematic Methods of Identification Bertillonage Fingerprints Definitions Associated with Fingerprints Fingerprint Patterns and Ridge Characteristics More Fingerprint... more...

  • Handbook of Fingerprint Recognitionby Davide Maltoni; Dario Maio; Anil Jain; Salil Prabhakar

    Springer London 2009; US$ 149.00

    Written with the same formula that made the success of the first edition, the book includes the most recent state-of-the-art techniques in the field Provides as enhanced and updated chapters covering sensor technology, performance evaluation, standards, and securing fingerprint systems Covers all the major topics, concepts and methods for fingerprint... more...

  • Gender and Crimeby Marisa Silvestri; Chris Crowther-Dowey

    SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 49.00

    Looking at both feminist and masculine perspectives, this critical introduction to the key issues and debates surrounding gender and crime provides readers with a go-to resource for gaining a successful understanding of the field. more...

  • Criminal Identities and Consumer Cultureby Steve Hall; Simon Winlow; Craig Ancrum

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    This book offers the first in-depth investigation into the relationship between today's criminal identities and consumer culture. Using unique data taken from criminals locked in areas of permanent recession, the book aims to uncover feelings and attitudes towards a variety of criminal activities, investigating the incorporation of hearts and minds... more...

  • Addressing Offending Behaviourby Simon Green; Elizabeth Lancaster; Simon Feasey

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.95

    Offending behaviour is one of the most talked about issues in contemporary society. What can be done to stop people reoffending? What can be done to help people escape their criminal lifestyles? This book aims to review and analyse the different ways in which these questions are addressed in practice, drawing upon the expertise of academics and practitioners.... more...