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Criminal Psychology

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  • In Conflict and Custodyby Rani Dhavan Shankardass

    SAGE India 2012; US$ 36.00

    Myriads of unhappy women feel overwhelmed by formal legal processes and a criminal justice system they believe to be ridden with gender and other biases. Personal crises, whether in their captive lives or in correctional institutions, leave women facing dead ends and crossroads that cause lasting visible and invisible damage to body and mind if not... more...

  • Inside the Criminal Mindby Stanton Samenow

    Crown/Archetype 2012; US$ 26.00

    Long-held myths defining the sources of and cures for crime are shattered in this ground-breaking book--and a chilling profile of today's criminal emerges. more...

  • Intervention als soziale Praxisby Werner Distler

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 39.99

    Noch immer werden in der Forschung die Grenzen und Möglichkeiten des Statebuilding zu selten in der sozialen Praxis der Intervention verortet. Im Rahmen einer ?Soziologie der Intervention? stellt Werner Distler in seiner Studie deshalb die ausführenden Akteure der Intervention in den Mittelpunkt, konkret deutsche Polizistinnen und Polizisten als Teil... more...

  • An Introduction to Criminal Psychologyby Russil Durrant

    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...

  • 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...

  • Jungian Crime Scene Analysisby Aaron B. Daniels

    Karnac Books 2014; US$ 25.95

    This book presents the serial killer as having 'imagopathy' - that is, a disorder of the imagination - manifested through such deficiencies as failure of empathy, rigid fantasies, and unresolved projections. The author argues that this disorder is a form of failed alchemy. His study challenges long-held assumptions that the Jungian concept of individuation... more...

  • Just Boys Doing Business?by Tim Newburn; Elizabeth A Stanko

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 67.95

    What is it about crime that makes it `men's work'? Can we imagine masculinity without crime? This is the first book of its kind to bring contributors from three continents together to examine the relationship between masculinity and crime. Covering such areas as policing, prisons, violence against women, homicide, white-collar crime, and male victimisation,... more...

  • Key Issues in Criminal Career Researchby Alex R. Piquero; David P. Farrington; Alfred Blumstein

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 40.00

    This book presents one of the world's most descriptive accounts of the criminal careers of 411 South London boys followed to age 40. more...

  • The Killer Withinby Paul Toohey

    Allen & Unwin 2007; US$ 27.22

    Heat, red dirt, crocodiles, lonely roads, guns, drugs, madmen, murder . . . and the shocking true story of the dead heart of Australia and its most notorious denizen, Bradley John Murdoch. more...

  • Konstruierte Normalitäten - normale Abweichungenby Gesine Drews-Sylla; Elisabeth Dütschke; Halyna Leontiy; Elena Polledri

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 59.99

    Der Sammelband vereint Beiträge der Tagung ?Konstruierte Norm[alität][en] ? normale Abweichung[en]?, die vom Konstanzer Netzwerk internationaler (Post-)Doktorandinnen organisiert wurde. Prozesse der Normbildungen und der Grenzziehung zwischen Normalitäten und Abweichungen werden in vier interdisziplinären Sektionen diskutiert. Die AutorInnen thematisieren... more...