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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
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...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 29.99
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 vorgelegten Männerstudie ?Männer in Bewegung?... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Criminal psychology, and its relationship to the practice of law, has become a topic of major significance over the last three decades. Psychologists play a key role in modern criminal investigation and are central to crime reduction measures such as offender profiling, delinquency prevention and tackling fear of crime. Contributors from North America,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95
This book provides a useful overview of the latest research into the interaction between psychology and the courts. Leading scholars and practitioners review recent research and practice in a number of principal areas: * adolescents in the legal system * the role of juries * competency to stand trial * conditional release * eyewitness evidence and... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 71.95
The third edition of Profiling and Serial Crime illustrates the promise, purposes, and pitfalls of behavioral profiling in the investigation of serial crime, and provides a theoretical and practical foundation for students. Part one, on profiling, examines inductive and deductive reasoning, profiling methods (including geographic profiling), metacognition,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 69.95
Crime is an expensive aspect of society, and each year huge amounts of public money are spent on the courts, police, probation services, and prisons, while the human costs in terms of pain, fear and loss is incalculable. Psychology and Crime comprehensively covers the vital role of psychological theories and methods in understanding and managing... more...
- 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...
- SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 52.00 US$ 44.20
This engaging book presents a contextual psychological interpretation of crime. It covers essential topics including psychopathy, antisocial personality disorder, and criminal lifestyle. The author's compelling analysis explains criminal behavior, by showing how the criminal lifestyle is capable of integrating two seemingly incompatible crime paradigms:... more...
- Prometheus Books 2010; US$ 11.99
In this compilation of expert articles internationally recognized homicide investigators, most of them pioneers in developing the science and the art of profiling, share their insights gained from years of experience tracking the perpetrators of some of the most notorious crimes. Among the subjects discussed are: dealing with hostage situations, child... more...
- 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...