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Criminal Psychology

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  • 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...

  • Fingerprintsby Mark Hawthorne

    CRC Press 2008; US$ 62.95

    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 latent... 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...

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

    Springer London 2009; US$ 149.00

    This comprehensive handbook provides in-depth coverage of the most recent advances and practices in fingerprint recognition. Readers will find authoritative coverage of all the major concepts, topics, and security methods associated with the subject. 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...

  • What Works With Women Offendersby Rosemary Sheehan; Gill McIvor; Chris Trotter

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95

    The number of women prisoners has been growing rapidly during recent years and in many places has more than doubled in the past decade, significantly outstripping increases in the number of male prisoners and with particular consequences for minority ethnic, black and aboriginal women, who constitute disproportionate levels of prison populations in... more...

  • Pathways and Crime Preventionby Alan France; Ross Homel

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.95

    This book is concerned with the development of prevention policies and approaches that involve intervention 'early' in the lives of children, young people and their families, and explores new evidence that has been emerging from longitudinal and developmental prevention research. It addresses a number of key challenges, arguing that by broadening the... more...

  • Environmental Criminology and Crime Analysisby Richard Wortley; Lorraine Mazerolle

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    Environmental criminology is a generic label that covers a range of overlapping perspectives. At the core, the various strands of environmental criminology are bound by a common focus on the role that the immediate environment plays in the performance of crime, and a conviction that careful analyses of these environmental influences are the key to... 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...