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- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 97.97
As with its esteemed predecessor, this timely volume offers ways of applying psychological knowledge to address pressing concerns in legal procedures and potentially to reduce criminal offending. In such areas as interrogations, expert testimony, evidence admissibility, and the ?death qualification? process in capital trials, contributors... more...
- Karnac Books 2016; US$ 24.95
While the psychotherapeutic world has made significant strides in documenting the treatment of women victims of sexual abuse, little has been written on therapeutic responses to men. This may be understood as being partly due to the reluctance of male survivors to expose their history of abuse to clinical eyes. This may be exacerbated by a particular... more...
- CRC Press 2016; US$ 89.95
This book covers Munchausen and Munchausen by Proxy (MBP) though the terms have recently changed. The 2013 DSM-V?the update to the American Psychiatric Association's (APA) diagnostic and classification tool?has classified both Munchausen and MBP as "Factitious Systematic Abuse." While thought to have occurred primarily with children and their caregivers,... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 46.80
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...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 43.54
Almut Braun carried out forensic phonetic speaker identification experiments (voice lineups) with 306 lay listeners. Blind listeners significantly outperformed sighted listeners when the speech recordings were presented in studio quality. For recordings in mobile phone quality or of whispering voices, blind and sighted listeners achieved similar... more...
- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 57.99 US$ 49.87
Adolescence, Privacy, and the Law provides a foundation for understanding privacy rights and how they relate to adolescents. Roger Levesque argues that because privacy is actually an inherently social phenomenon, the ways in which adolescents' privacy needs and rights are shaped are essential to society's broader privacy interests. more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 94.71
This book is a collection of studies of drug policiesin several Latin American countries. The chapters analyze the specifichistories of drug policies in each country, as well as related phenomena andcase studies throughout the region. It presents conceptual reflections on theorigins of prohibition and the ?War on Drugs,? including the topic of humanrights... 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 US$ 64.49
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...