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Criminal Psychology

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  • Kriminalität von Migranten in Deutschlandby Melanie Steinwand

    Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 19.08

    Immer wieder gelangen Straftaten von Migranten in den Fokus von Medien und Politik. In öffentlichen Debatten wird die Polizeiliche Kriminalstatistik (PKS), welche die Kriminalität Nichtdeutscher abbildet, als statistische Grundlage herangezogen. Dabei verschwimmen - ob bewusst oder fahrlässig - die Begriffe Ausländer, Migrant, Person mit Migrationshintergrund... more...

  • Women Criminals: An Encyclopedia of People and Issues [2 volumes]by Vickie Jensen

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 191.00

    The two-volume Women Criminals: An Encyclopedia of People and Issues addresses both key topics and key figures in women's crime. The first volume provides topical essays about areas critical to the understanding of female criminals, such as the definition of women's crime, explanations of women's criminality, ethnic and age diversity in female criminals,... more...

  • Offending Womenby Lynne Haney

    University of California Press 2010; US$ 29.95

    Offending Women is an eye-opening journey into the lived reality of prison for women in the United States today. Lynne Haney looks at incarcerated mothers, housed together with their children, who are serving terms in alternative, community-based prisons-a type of facility that is becoming increasingly widespread. Incorporating vivid, sometimes shocking... more...

  • Criminal Psychologyby Laurence Miller

    Charles C Thomas 2012; US$ 67.95

    Criminal psychology is the application of the principles of normal and abnormal psychology to the understanding, prediction, and control of criminal behavior. Criminal Psychology: Nature, Nurture, Culture provides an in-depth yet readable introduction to the foundations of criminal psychology as it is understood and practiced from the classroom to... more...

  • Romantic Outlaws, Beloved Prisonsby Martha Grace Duncan

    NYU Press 1991; US$ 22.95

    An ex-convict struggles with his addictive yearning for prison. A law-abiding citizen broods over his pleasure in violent, illegal acts. A prison warden loses his job because he is so successful in rehabilitating criminals. These are but a few of the intriguing stories Martha Grace Duncan examines in her bold, interdisciplinary book Romantic Outlaws,... more...

  • Handbook of Research Methods in Migrationby Carlos Vargas-Silva

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 60.00

    Covering both qualitative and quantitative topics, the expert contributors in this Handbook explore fundamental issues of scientific logic, methodology and methods to practical applications of different techniques and approaches in migration research. The chapters of this interdisciplinary Handbook maintain an introductory level of discussion on migration... more...

  • Biology and Violenceby Deborah W. Denno

    Cambridge University Press 1990; US$ 36.00

    An examination of criminal behaviour from birth to adulthood in order to determine the biological and sociological influences on violence. more...

  • The Causes of Crimeby Sarnoff A. Mednick; Terrie E. Moffitt; Susan A. Stack

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 44.00

    The Causes of Crime: New Biological Approaches offers the first comprehensive overview of the biological factors involved in criminality. more...

  • Kosmologien der Gewaltby Adolfo Ceretti; Lorenzo Natali

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 168.00

    This book addresses the issue of the origin of criminal violence and relates it to the current fears of threat in politics and society. Based on the theory developed by the interactionist American social-psychologist Lonnie Athens, the authors devote their efforts to all relevant literature. more...

  • In Conflict and Custodyby Rani Dhavan Shankardass

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 32.00

    The book shows how therapeutic counselling can enable women in distress to take charge of their lives. It imparts theoretical and practical guidance for trainers and would-be counsellors to equip themselves better for therapeutic counselling of women with a range of social, legal and personal problems. more...