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- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 84.99
Rational Suicide, Irrational Laws argues that laws aimed at preventing suicide and laws aimed at facilitating it co-exist because they are based on two radically disparate conceptions of the would-be suicide. This is the first book that unifies policies and laws toward people who want to end their lives. more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 84.91
This first volume of an exciting annual series presents important new developments in the psychology behind issues in the law and its applications. Psychological theory is used to explore why many current legal policies and procedures can be ineffective or counterproductive, with special emphasis on new findings on how witnesses, jurors, and suspects... more...
- Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 25.99
Children are the most criminally victimized segment of the population, but the problem has been addressed in a highly fragmented way, obscuring its true burden as well as the need for an integrated policy response. David Finkelhor, a longtime authority on child victimization and director of the Crimes against Children Research Center at the University... more...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 87.99
Richly interdisciplinary in orientation, this insightful volume in the AP-LS series explores the phenomena of captivity and risk management, guided and informed by the theory, method, and policy of psychological jurisprudence. more...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 49.99
In Justice Perverted , Charles Patrick Ewing poses these difficult questions and others that few in either law or psychology have asked, much less tried to answer. Drawing on research from across the social and behavioral sciences, he weighs the evidence for the spectrum of sex offense laws, to occasionally surprising results. A rational look at an... more...
- Karnac Books 2016; US$ 24.95
Sexual Abuse and the Sexual Offender examines the myths perpetuated by the media and widely held by the public, by providing actual data, with case examples, to demonstrate how sexual offending occurs, who commits these acts, what might cause such crimes, how sexual offenders are assessed, supervised and treated, and how to prevent such offending from... more...
- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 74.99
International Perspectives on Violence Risk Assessment includes chapters by leading risk assessment scholars in more than 15 countries and explores the topic from a truly international outlook. Using findings from the seminal International Risk Survey (IRiS), the largest qualitative study in the history of the field, current assessment, management,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 80.99
Parenting Plan Evaluations has become the go-to source for the most current empirical evidence in the field of child custody disputes. Fully updated in this Second Edition, the volume continues its focus on translating and implementing research associated with the most important topics within the family court. It presents an organized and in-depth... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 45.64
This Brief provides an overview and history of the definition of serial homicide, from the perspectives of psychology, medicine, criminology and forensics. It reviews research to provide a standard definition of serial homicide (as opposed to multiple or mass homicide), and provide insights on profiles of victims and offenders for police practitioners.... more...
- NYU Press 2017; US$ 35.00
Reveals how gender intersects with race, class, and sexual orientation in ways that impact the legal status and well-being of women and girls in the justice system. Women and girls? contact with the justice system is often influenced by gender-related assumptions and stereotypes. The justice practices of the past 40 years have been largely based... more...