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Criminal Psychology

  • Addressing Offending Behaviourby Simon Green; Elizabeth Lancaster; Simon Feasey

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.95

    The book provides a critical reference text for practitioners, students and researchers interested in devising the most effective means of addressing offending behaviour. Its focus is on the actual work undertaken with offenders, and draws upon generic issues of practice applicable across the voluntary, community and statutory sectors. more...

  • Affect and cognition in criminal decision makingby Jean-Louis van Gelder; Henk Elffers; Danielle Reynald; Daniel S Nagin

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 155.00

    Research and theorizing on criminal decision making has not kept pace with recent developments in other fields of human decision making. Whereas criminal decision making theory is still largely dominated by cognitive approaches such as rational choice-based models, psychologists, behavioral economists and neuroscientists have found affect (i.e.,... more...

  • The Alarming Relation Between Early School Leaving and Crimeby William T. Smale; Tatiana Gounko

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 169.95

    Smale and Gounko study twelve men who dropped out of school early, and wound up in juvenile delinquency. While many studies have suggested a link between early school leaving and delinquency nobody has done a study from the perspective of the criminals using dissimilar populations. The directional causality between criminal behavior and dropping out... more...

  • Analyzing Criminal Mindsby Don Jacobs

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 55.00

    Engaging a dangerous psychopath up close and personal will, at first, demonstrate his gifts of deception. Only extending the conversation will reveal his true nature, as one starts to see red flagsÑimpatience, rolling eyes, curt answers. Even the least perceptive can sense that something is not quite right, but how does law enforcement know for sure? more...

  • The Assessment and Treatment of Women Offendersby Kelley Blanchette; Shelley L. Brown

    Wiley 2006; US$ 170.00

    There is a large body of research that provides guidance for those working with offenders on how they should be treated once they are in the correctional system. The problem is that most, if not all this research has been conducted on all male populations and it is assumed that women offenders are the same. However, women have different needs and support... more...

  • Autism, Advocates, and Law Enforcement Professionalsby Dennis Debbaudt

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2001; US$ 21.95

    Debbaudt explains how typical manifestations of autism spectrum disorders, such as running away, unsteadiness, impulsive behavior or failure to respond, may be misunderstood by law enforcement professionals, with serious consequences. For individuals with ASDs, he offers advice on how to behave in encounters with law enforcement professionals. more...

  • Automated Fingerprint Identification Systems (AFIS)by Peter Komarinski

    Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 95.95

    An easy-to-understand synopsis of identification systems, presenting in simple language the process of fingerprint identification, from the initial capture of a set of finger images, to the production of a Rapsheet. No other single work exists which reviews this important identification process from beginning to end. We examine the identification process... more...

  • Autonomie und strafrechtlicher Paternalismus.by Ioannis Gkountis

    Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 79.34

    Hauptbeschreibung Der Zweck des Strafrechts besteht im Schutz von Rechtsgütern. Ihre Bewahrung stellt den eigentlichen Legitimationsgrund des Strafrechts dar. In den letzten Jahrzehnten wird jedoch die Tendenz des Gesetzgebers beobachtet, strafrechtliche Regelungen zu erlassen, welche nicht die Erhaltung von "wahren" Rechtsgütern ins Zentrum legen,... more...

  • Behavioural Analysis of Crimeby Donna Youngs

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 79.95

    Studies in investigative psychology require a special methodology, developed by David Canter to allow scientific explorations in such a challenging field, previously assumed not to be open empirical study. In this book the practical potential and applications of the research are given, as well as a selection of commentaries on the cutting edge debates... more...

  • Biological Influences on Criminal Behaviorby Gail S. Anderson

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 119.95

    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...