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Criminal Psychology

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  • Psychology and Crimeby Clive R. Hollin

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 61.50

    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...

  • 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...

  • The Rise and Fall of Squizzy Taylorby Hugh Anderson

    Allen & Unwin 2013; US$ 18.17

    Guns were fired in Fitzroy vendettas, police were killed in armed robberies and gangs operated in hotels and brothels - Melbourne in the 1920s was a crime-ridden city in which no one was safe. more...

  • Simulation Strategies to Reduce Recidivismby Faye S. Taxman; April Pattavina

    Springer 2013; US$ 179.00

     The use of simulation modeling in criminal justice dates back to the 1970s. Early models were developed to capture the realities of the criminal justice system, to identify what changes were needed, and how small changes would affect the overall picture.  Significant time and effort were devoted to these projects and although they achieved... more...

  • Cognition and Crimeby Benoit Leclerc; Richard Wortley

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 155.00

    The rational choice perspective developed by Cornish and Clarke in 1986 provides criminologists with a valuable and practical framework for purposes of crime control and prevention. More than twenty-five years later, Cognition and Crime pushes the boundaries of this field of research by bringing together international leading (or emerging) researchers... more...