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Criminal Psychology

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Crimes of Punishmentby Theodore L. Dorpat

    Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 35.00

    This groundbreaking book by an award-winning psychoanalyst and forensic psychiatrist presents a comprehensive exploration of a timely but often taboo topic: the failure of punishment to deter crime and violence, an issue that affects us both individually and as a culture. Written at the culmination of the author s fifty-year career as a psychoanalyst,... more...

  • Key Issues in Criminal Career Researchby Alex R. Piquero; David P. Farrington; Alfred Blumstein

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 37.00

    This 2007 book presents one of the world's most descriptive accounts of the criminal careers of 411 South London boys followed to age 40. 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$ 61.00

    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...

  • Fingerprintsby Mark Hawthorne

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 59.95

    The unique composition of the skin on the inner hands and bottom of the feet affords not only a utilitarian benefit in providing friction but also provides a forensic marker for identifying individuals. Fingerprints: Analysis and Understanding is the most fundamental, up-to-date resource available on the techniques of obtaining and analyzing... 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...