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Criminal Psychology

  • Female Executionsby Geoffrey Abbott

    Summersdale 2014; US$ 9.99

    The fairer sex get it in the neck in these grisly tales from the gallows, guillotine, and gas chamber From Nan Hereford, the cloaked highwayman who held up coaches with just her fists, to the woman who survived the gallows and took her empty coffin away with her, this book illuminates history?s darker periods with a detailed and factual approach.... more...

  • Offender Profiling and Crime Analysisby Peter Ainsworth

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95

    Offender Profiling and Crime Analysis provides a highly readable account of the subject, and a picture of profiling which by no means accords with popular views and representations of what is involved. The book provides an overview of profiling techniques, offering some fascinating insights into the various approaches to profiling, and schools of... 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...

  • Profiling in Policy and Practiceby Professor Laurence Alison; Professor David Canter

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 134.95

    'Profilers' and 'Profiling' are now widely discussed, with almost mythical respect. This is the first volume to cut through the confusions and misunderstandings surrounding this topic to report on detailed, original, scientific research that examines the variations in criminal behaviour from which any 'profile' must be derived. more...

  • Professionalizing Offender Profilingby Laurence Alison; Lee Rainbow

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 57.95

    Offender profiling is now viewed as an integral part of serious crime investigations by many law enforcement agencies across the world and continues to attract a high public and media profile. Despite almost three decades of research and developments in the field, the public impression of offender profiling is still influenced by misleading media... more...

  • Biological Influences on Criminal Behaviorby Gail S. Anderson

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 125.95

    In reviewing introductory texts available to criminologists, one is left with the impression that biological factors are irrelevant to the formulation of criminal behavior. Where biology is mentioned at all, it receives infinitesimal coverage. This dearth of attention could at one time be blamed on shoddy research and the legitimate fear that evidence... 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...

  • Environmental Criminologyby Martin A. Andresen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95

    The field of environmental criminology is a staple theoretical framework in contemporary criminological theory. With this book, Martin Andresen presents the first comprehensive and sole-authored textbook on this influential and compelling school of criminological thought. He covers a wide range of topics, including: the origins of environmental... more...

  • The Psychology of Criminal Conductby D.A. Andrews; James Bonta

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 61.95

    The Psychology of Criminal Conduct, Fifth Edition , discusses the psychology of criminal behavior, drawing upon general personality, as well as cognitive-behavioral and cognitive social learning perspectives. The book consists of 15 chapters, which are organized into four sections. Part 1 provides an overview of theoretical context and major knowledge... more...

  • Psychology and Law in a Changing Worldby Lara Bagnoli; Giovanni B. Traverso

    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...