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- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 77.00
Through studies of beheaded Irish traitors, smugglers hung in chains on the English coast, suicides subjected to the surgeon's knife in Dresden and the burial of executed Nazi war criminals, this volume provides a fresh perspective on the history of capital punishment. This book has two open access chapters under a CC BY license. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 24.96
Setting out an innovative, person-centred, community-based approach, this book presents new and better ways of supporting people through recovery from personality disorder, one of the most challenging diagnoses in the psychiatric arena. Documented experiences from The Haven Project prove the success of the project's method. more...
- Granta Publications 2015; US$ 19.99
In 1991 Sture Bergwall, a homosexual drug addict who had committed an armed robbery so badly planned that he was deemed to be more in need of therapy than punishment, was committed to Sater, Sweden's equivalent of Broadmoor. There, he started psychotherapy. During the course of his therapy he 'remembered' childhood scenes of sexual abuse, and, eventually,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 77.99
Animal maltreatment includes physical or sexual abuse, neglect, or hoarding of animals, and all states have laws prohibiting various forms of animal maltreatment. About one-half have statutory provisions mandating or allowing courts to order forensic mental health assessments of individuals convicted of animal maltreatment offenses. Yet there are few... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00
This book demonstrates that alternative approaches to criminal rehabilitation succeed in developing pro-social attitudes and in improving mental, physical and spiritual health for youth and adults in prison and community settings. The use of mindfulness is highlighted as a foundational tool of self-reflexivity, creative expression and therapy. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 40.00
This book examines the application of psychological thinking and practice in addressing youth crime. With contributions from leading academics and practitioners, it provides an essential and up-to-date account of the field and the challenges of applying effective psychological approaches within forensic settings for young people. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 57.95
Offenders, Deviants or Patients? provides a practical approach to understanding both the social context and treatment of mentally disordered offenders. Taking into account the current public concern, often heightened by media sensationalism; it addresses issues such as sex and ?historic sex offending, ?hate? crime, homicide and other acts of serious... more...
- CRC Press 2015; US$ 79.95
Deviant behavior is not a subject that you study in school and then file away. It is a study of life and is ever changing. Defining the concept of deviant behavior is one of the most difficult tasks to overcome when studying the subject. Sociologists probably disagree more over the meaning of deviant behavior than any other subject. Deviant Behavior... more...