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Criminal Psychology

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  • Different Crimes, Different Criminalsby Doris Layton MacKenzie; Lauren O'Neill; Wendy Povitsky; Summer Acevedo

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 47.95

    This book focuses on the importance of incorporating both sociological and psychological viewpoints in the understanding of criminal behavior. It identifies and explains emerging criminal offenders within the criminal justice system, examining the individual differences that make different types of offenders unique. Text supported with charts,... more...

  • Codes of the Underworldby Diego Gambetta

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 22.95

    How do criminals communicate with each other? Unlike the rest of us, people planning crimes can't freely advertise their goods and services, nor can they rely on formal institutions to settle disputes and certify quality. They face uniquely intense dilemmas as they grapple with the basic problems of whom to trust, how to make themselves trusted, and... more...

  • Kriminalität von Migranten in Deutschlandby Melanie Steinwand

    Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 23.33

    Hauptbeschreibung 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... more...

  • Women Criminals: An Encyclopedia of People and Issuesby Vickie Jensen

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 189.00

    This unique, two-volume study examines female crime and the women who commit it. 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...

  • The Neurobiology of Criminal Behaviorby Anthony Walsh; Jonathan Bolen

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 119.95

    The main feature of this work is that it explores criminal behaviour from all aspects of Tinbergen's Four Questions. Rather than focusing on a single theoretical point of view, this book examines the neurobiology of crime from a biosocial perspective. It suggests that it is necessary to understand some genetics and neuroscience in order to appreciate... more...

  • Romantic Outlaws, Beloved Prisonsby Martha Grace Duncan

    NYU Press 1996; US$ 89.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Handbook of Research Methods in Migrationby Carlos Vargas-Silva

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00

    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...

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

    Cambridge University Press 1987; US$ 37.00

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