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- University of California Press 2015; US$ 24.95
Listening to Killers offers an inside look at twenty years' worth of murder files from Dr. James Garbarino, a leading expert psychological witness who listens to killers so that he can testify in court. The author offers detailed accounts of how killers travel a path that leads from childhood innocence to lethal violence in adolescence or adulthood.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
Forensic Psychological Assessment in Practice: Case Studies presents a set of forensic criminal cases as examples of a scientist-practitioner model for forensic psychological assessment. The cases involve a number of forensic issues, such as criminal responsibility, violence risk assessment, treatment planning, and referral to long term forensic... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 35.99
School shootings scare everyone, even those not immediately affected. They make national and international news. They make parents afraid to send their children off to school. But they also lead to generalizations about those who perpetrate them. Most assumptions about the perpetrators are wrong and many of the warning signs are missed until... more...
- CRC Press 2015; US$ 39.95
Drawing heavily on original research designed to train police officers to survive deadly encounters, Profiling Cop-Killers examines the sociological history, psychology, and motives of 50 murderers of police officers in 2011. The book identifies the commonalities and differences between groups of offenders by age, examining the previously hidden... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 25.99
Honest but mistaken eyewitnesses are the leading cause of wrongful convictions in the United States. As the innocent go to prison their lives are shattered; as the criminal goes free, the public remains vulnerable. With a vivid cast of brilliant scientists, street-wise cops, and former prosecutors--all haunted by the legacy of wrongful convictions,... more...
The Sequential Intercept Model and Criminal Justice: Promoting Community Alternatives for Individuals with Serious Mental IllnessOxford University Press 2014; US$ 62.99
The number of individuals with severe mental illness in the criminal justice system is shockingly high. However, there is a wealth of research that shows that the traditional incarceration model is not effective with this population, and that many of these individuals can be helped in the community at less cost without increased risk to public safety... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 57.99
Psychiatric Expert Testimony: Emerging Applications is for practitioners who need to be at the cutting edge of admissibility in court. The book avoids standard applications, such as the insanity defense and specific capacity assessments, in favor of those that may be controversial or require evidentiary hearings. It is divided into two broad areas:... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 29.99
Verstehen und verstanden werden im Gespräch sind nicht so einfach, wie man gemeinhin glauben mag ? nicht im Privatleben und schon gar nicht im beruflichen Umfeld. Das Werk richtet sich an Praktiker und fachlich Interessierte, für die das Führen zielorientierter Gespräche von beruflicher Relevanz ist, sowie an Studierende und Dozierende der Psychologie,... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 75.00
A guide to working effectively with children in the criminaljustice system Uniquely designed to train psychology, criminology, and socialwork students to work with children in the criminal justicesystem—both in the courtroom and as clinicalclients— Forensic Child Psychology presents currentresearch and practice-based knowledge to improve... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 59.95
Sex Offender Treatment is an innovative case study-based guide to the treatment of sexual offenders, offering direct access to the insights and experience of experts in the field. The book describes case formulations, assessment processes, and treatment undertaken with specific sexual offender types. Takes an innovative case study approach to... more...