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Criminal Psychology

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  • Perceptions of Female Offendersby Brenda L. Russell

    Springer 2012; US$ 129.00

    ?Female offenders are often perceived as victims who commit crimes as a self-defense mechanism or as criminal deviants whose actions strayed from typical ‘womanly’ behavior. Such cultural norms for violence exist in our gendered society and there has been scholarly debate about how male and female offenders are perceived and how this perception... more...

  • Floods in a Megacityby Ashraf Dewan

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    Flooding is one of the most devastating natural hazards in the world. Available records suggest that both flood frequency and severity are on the rise which is likely to worsen in the context of climate change. As population, infrastructure and poverty grow rapidly in developing countries, particularly urban agglomerations of 10 million... more...

  • An Introduction to Criminal Psychologyby Russil Durrant

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Crime is a topic that is of considerable interest to policy-makers, politicians and the public alike. We want to know what factors can explain the nature and prevalence of crime in society and use this knowledge to better develop approaches for managing criminal behaviour. This book provides a comprehensive overview of approaches to understanding... more...

  • Männer - die ewigen Gewalttäter?by Peter Döge

    Springer 2012; US$ 29.95

    Männer, die Täter - Frauen, die Opfer – beschreibt diese geschlechterpolarisierende Gegenüberstellung angemessen die Realität eines so komplexen sozialen Phänomens wie es Gewalthandeln darstellt? Auf Basis der Daten der im Auftrag der evangelischen und katholischen Männerarbeit durchgeführten und im Jahr 2009... more...

  • Patriarchal Murders of Womenby Aysan Sev'er

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 179.95

    Most studies on honor killing look at it as an extension of Islamic beliefs. This book takes a different approach in that the concept does not arise from any religious text, but rather is a result of a community that is utterly patriarchal in its social orientation. The oppression of women is not mandated by any religion, but rather it is a result... more...

  • Profilersby Don Denevi; John H. Campbell

    Prometheus Books 2010; US$ 11.99

    The popularity of television shows and movies like Profiler, CSI, and The Silence of the Lambs has made the concept of criminal profiling familiar to most Americans. Though such dramas follow the general approach of real-life criminal investigative analysis, artistic license often results in a simplistic and sensationalistic image of the complex work... more...

  • Classifying Palmprintsby Harold Alexander

    Charles C Thomas 1973; US$ 18.95

    This manual, one of the first references published on the subject, provides facts that furnish indisputable evidence that the presence of an efficient palmprint system is a necessary and an integral part of the modern-day identification bureau. Aspects of coding, taking, searching, and filing as well as a unique method of coding deltas and loop core... more...

  • The Study of Latent Fingerprintsby Wendell W. Clements

    Charles C Thomas 1987; US$ 20.95

    CONTENTS: History of Fingerprints; The Nature of Friction Skin; Pattern Interpretation: Five Finger Classification System; Crime Scene Investigation; Latent Print Comparison; Court Presentation of Latent Print Evidence; Can Fingerprints Be Forged? more...

  • Criminal Psychology [4 volumes]by Jacqueline Helfgott

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 257.00

    This comprehensive, four-volume reference set on the subject of criminal psychology includes contributions from top scholars and practitioners in the field, explaining new and emerging theory and research in the study of the criminal mind and criminal behavior. more...

  • H.I.Tby Patricia Anne Kolb

    Charles C Thomas 1979; US$ 16.95

    This book outlines an innovative, effective method for the optimum utilization of palmprints. The method is called H.I.T., an acronym for the three primary palmar surface areas: Hypothenar, Interdigital area, and Thenar. This carefully researched and painstakingly developed system incorporates the quick and accurate search of a latent palmprint, the... more...