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Criminal Psychology

  • Beyond Mothers, Monsters, Whoresby Caron E. Gentry; Laura Sjoberg

    Zed Books 2015; US$ 29.95

    Beyond Mothers, Monsters, Whores takes the suggestion in Mothers, Monsters, Whores that it is important to see genderings in characterizations of violent women, and to use critique of those genderings to retheorize individual violence in global politics. more...

  • Disordered Personalities and Crimeby David W. Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95

    Disordered Personalities and Crime seeks to better understand how we respond to those individuals who have been labelled at various points in time as ?morally insane?, ?psychopathic? or ?personality disordered?. Individuals whose behaviour is consistent with these diagnoses present challenges to both the criminal justice system and mental health... more...

  • Crime and Autism Spectrum Disorderby Neil Brewer; Robyn Louise Young

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 32.95

    Full of case studies, this book explores the reasons behind adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) becoming involved in the criminal justice system. It discusses the establishment of intervention programs and calls for a review of forensic assessment for people with ASD. more...

  • The Psychology of Misconduct, Vice, and Crime (Psychology Revivals)by Bernard Hollander

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 125.00

    Born in Vienna in 1864, Bernard Hollander was a London-based psychiatrist. He is best known for being one of the main proponents of phrenology. This title, originally published in 1922 contains the reflections of the author on his experience as a physician specialising in nervous and mental disorders. He looks at a range of patients "suffering from... more...

  • Gewalt im Friedenby Heidrun Zinecker

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2015; US$ 105.73

    Die Autorin untersucht die auffallend unterschiedlichen Homizidraten der Länder Zentralamerikas (Honduras, El Salvador und Guatemala auf der einen Seite, Costa Rica und Nicaragua auf der anderen Seite). more...

  • Criminology and Warby Sandra Walklate; Ross McGarry

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    It is widely observed that the study of war has been paid limited attention within criminology. This is intellectually curious given that acts of war have occurred persistently throughout history and perpetuate criminal acts, victimisation and human rights violations on a scale unprecedented with domestic levels of crime. However, there are authoritative... more...

  • Prison Tattoosby Efrat Shoham

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 54.99

    This Brief studies the important role that tattoos play in prison culture, and examines its unique manifestation among minority inmates. This work aims to provide a better understanding of prison group culture, particularly among social marginal groups, through the lens of Russian immigrants in Israeli prisons. Russian immigrants currently represent... more...

  • Criminal Justice Handbook on Masculinity, Male Agression, and Sexualityby Carmen M. Cusack

    Charles C Thomas 2015; US$ 45.95

    Criminal Justice Handbook on Masculinity, Male Aggression, and Sexuality discusses masculinity as a social construct, an ideal, and an impediment for males and females. The book explores how the law equalizes, protects, bridles, and enforces masculinity while dealing with crime, which often exploits and exaggerates masculinity. Among the topics addressed... more...

  • Gewaltvideos in ihrer extremsten Form: Eine Untersuchung des "Happy Raping"-Phänomens und seiner Auswirkungenby Gönül Brand

    Diplomica Verlag 2015; US$ 28.00

    Die Autorin dieses Buches greift unter vielen Formen von Mobbing unter Verwendung von neuen Medien eine spezielle Form des Mobbings heraus, nämlich die mit dem Handy gefilmte Vergewaltigung und anschließende Verbreitung des Films. Dieses sogenannte ?Happy Raping" ist durch die Diffamierung der Opfer in Verbindung mit der Verbreitung der Aufnahmen als... more...

  • Criminological Perspectives on Race and Crimeby Shaun L. Gabbidon

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    Ideal for use in either crime theory or race and crime courses, this is the only text to look at the array of explanations for crime as they relate to racial and ethnic populations. Each chapter begins with a historical review of each theoretical perspective and how its original formulation and more recent derivatives account for racial/ethnic differences.... more...