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Criminal Psychology

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  • Analyzing Criminal Mindsby Don Jacobs

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 55.00

    Engaging a dangerous psychopath up close and personal will, at first, demonstrate his gifts of deception. Only extending the conversation will reveal his true nature, as one starts to see red flags—impatience, rolling eyes, curt answers. Even the least perceptive can sense that something is not quite right, but how does law enforcement know for sure? more...

  • Psychological Criminologyby Richard Wortley

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 55.95

    The book provides a comprehensive coverage of psychological theories of crime and criminality, emphasizing the connections among approaches, and to show how, taken together, they provide a more complete picture of crime and criminality. more...

  • Professionalizing Offender Profilingby Laurence Alison; Lee Rainbow

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 53.95

    Edited by and containing contributions from the most respected and experienced researchers and practitioners working today, this book will be essential reading for Police Officers, researchers, students and anyone with an interest in the professionalization and contemporary contribution of forensic psychology to†twenty-first century criminal investigation.... more...

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

    Karnac Books 2007; US$ 26.95

    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$ 30.95

    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...

  • Black Vanguards and Black Gangstersby Steven R. Cureton

    University Press of America 2011; US$ 54.99

    Examines the extent to which black gangsterism is a product of civil rights gains, community transition, black flight, social activism, and failed grassroots social movement groups. The voice of the ghetto was silenced by a black leadership preoccupied with a middle-class integrationist agenda, leading to confusion, frustration, and the emergence of... more...

  • The Pale Criminalby Stephen J. Costello

    Karnac Books 2002; US$ 33.95

    It is Costello's aim to bring a 'unifying vision and theoretical integration' to the array of perspectives and theories in the field of criminality, and examines the contributions of both orthodox and evolutionary psychiatry, and explores the role of family experience in shaping the 'pale criminal'. more...

  • Emotions, Crime and Justiceby Susanne Karstedt; Ian Loader; Heather Strang

    Hart Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 93.60

    The return of emotions to debates about crime and criminal justice has been a striking development of recent decades across many jurisdictions. This has been registered in the return of shame to justice procedures, a heightened focus on victims and their emotional needs, fear of crime as a major preoccupation of citizens and politicians, and highly... more...