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  • Working with Women Offenders in the Communityby Rosemary Sheehan; Gill McIvor; Chris Trotter

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 57.95

    Though many more women offenders are supervised in the community than in custody, much less is known about their needs and effective approaches to their supervision, support and treatment. Whilst there has been recent attention paid to responding to the needs of women in prison, negligible attention has been paid to women exiting prison, or on community... more...

  • Rational Choice and Criminal Behaviorby Alex R. Piquero

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 155.00

    "Rational Choice and Criminal Behavior" is a collection of essays by experts in the field of criminal justice examines various aspects of the rational choice framework, which deals with the degree to which criminal behavior represents a rational choice. The editors also include essays that cover specific policy approaches that stem from this framework,... more...

  • The Gender of Crimeby Dana M. Britton

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 25.99

    The Gender of Crime introduces students to how gender shapes our understanding of every aspect of crime. This book highlights the intersections of race, class, sexuality and gender with crime and introduces students to key concepts through compelling examples. more...

  • Analyzing Criminal Minds: Forensic Investigative Science for the 21st Centuryby Don Jacobs

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 60.00

    An insightful book presenting cutting-edge information on the newest, most remarkable forensic science and methods used for understanding the criminal mind. more...

  • Psychological Criminologyby Richard Wortley

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 59.95

    Psychological Criminology addresses the question: what is it about individuals and their experiences that cause them to commit crime and/or to become criminal? This book provides a comprehensive coverage of psychological theories of crime and criminality, exploring theories focusing on factors present at birth (human nature, heredity); theories... more...

  • Professionalizing Offender Profilingby Laurence Alison; Lee Rainbow

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 57.95

    Offender profiling is now viewed as an integral part of serious crime investigations by many law enforcement agencies across the world and continues to attract a high public and media profile. Despite almost three decades of research and developments in the field, the public impression of offender profiling is still influenced by misleading media... more...

  • Lectures on Violence, Perversion and Delinquencyby David Morgan; Stanley Ruszczynski

    Karnac Books 2007; US$ 27.95

    In this volume contemporary staff describe their thinking and clinical work. Theoretical underpinnings for the understanding of perversion and violence, questions of risk and ethics and the institutional difficulties which emerge in the care of these patients are presented alongside chapters on clinical work, with adults and adolescents, including... more...

  • Judas Kissesby Donna Carson

    Hardie Grant Books 2008; US$ 11.50

    In April 1994 in a remote NSW town, Donna Carson was bashed, doused in petrol and set alight by her de facto partner. She suffered horrific burns to 65%of her body and spent the next six months in hospital lapsing in and out of consciousness.Throughout, what kept her alive was the thought of her two young sons, Coe and Bodean.While she recuperated,... more...

  • Life within Hidden Worldsby Jessica Williams Saunders

    Karnac Books 2001; US$ 31.95

    Psychoanalytic psychotherapy as a practice is the antithesis of a prison regime. Prisons are hard; psychotherapy is porous, permeable. Echoed throughout this book is the obvious paradox that is being worked when practicing psychotherapy in prison. The two are world's apart, yet each can creatively serve the other. more...