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Criminal Psychology

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  • Black Men, Invisibility and Crimeby Martin Glynn

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 38.04

    Past studies have suggested that offenders desist from crime due to a range of factors, such as familial pressures, faith based interventions or financial incentives. To date, little has been written about the relationship between desistance and racialisation. This book seeks to bring much needed attention to this under-researched area of criminological... more...

  • Criminal Behaviour from School to the Workplaceby Frank Weerman; Catrien Bijleveld

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 40.67

    This volume focuses on the complex relation between offending and the transition from school to the workplace: how employment and education are related to breaking the law and getting in contact with the criminal justice system. The contributors report results from several large scale and sophisticated studies conducted in the Netherlands that gathered... more...

  • The Geography of Crime (RLE Social & Cultural Geography)by David J. Evans; David T. Herbert

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.92

    This book presents original research into contemporary geographical aspects of the study of crime. The contributors, drawn from different disciplines within the social sciences and from various countries, give a review of the subject which provides a valuable insight into the geography of crime. Their approaches range from the behavioural to the environmental,... more...

  • The Criminal Lifestyleby Glenn D. Walters

    SAGE Publications 1990; US$ 67.00

    What kind of choices does a hardened criminal make? What belief systems are these choices based on? The Criminal Lifestyle approaches these questions by examining how various biological, sociological and psychological factors interact to bring about criminal behaviour. Walters develops a model of crime as a lifestyle and shows that this concept is... more...

  • The Criminal Imbecileby Henry H. Goddard

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99 US$ 3.47

    Although the title isn't exactly politically correct in this day and age, Henry Goddard's in-depth study of low-intelligence and developmentally disabled murderers certainly stands up to the test of time. In three detailed case studies, Goddard classifies the characteristics of different types of developmentally disabled criminals and posits... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Gender, Sex, and Crimeby Rosemary Gartner; Bill McCarthy

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 159.99

    The Oxford Handbook of Gender, Sex, and Crime offers an unparalleled and comprehensive view of the connections among gender, sex, and crime in the United States and in many other countries. Its insights illuminate both traditional areas of study in the field and pathways for developing cutting-edge research questions. more...

  • Women, Crime and Criminal Justiceby Rosemary L Barberet

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.85

    Women, Crime and Criminal Justice is the winner of the Division of International Criminology’s Distinguished Book Award 2014 and the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences International Section's 2015 Outstanding Book Award and the first fully internationalised book to focus on women as offenders, victims and justice professionals. It provides background,... more...

  • Environmental Criminologyby Martin A. Andresen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 69.95

    The field of environmental criminology is a staple theoretical framework in contemporary criminological theory. With this book, Martin Andresen presents the first comprehensive and sole-authored textbook on this influential and compelling school of criminological thought. He covers a wide range of topics, including: the origins of environmental... more...

  • Sexual Forensics: Lust, Passion, and Psychopathic Killersby Don Jacobs; Ashleigh Portales

    ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 41.00

    Sexual Forensics: Lust, Passion, and Psychopathic Killers provides a fascinating examination of "neurotruths" that are relevant and applicable to 21st-century parenting and social relationships, and explains workplace "brainmarks" that enable predictive solutions to practical problems. Author Don Jacobs, a researcher who has been studying psychopathy... more...

  • Bloody Valentineby Douglas Skelton

    Black & White Publishing 2004; US$ 3.99

    Love is the strongest emotion. It can bring people together but it can also drive them apart. For love can become twisted and evil. And, if obsession, jealousy and suspicion take hold, all other feelings can be prevented and sometimes lead to murder. In this disturbing catalogue of bloody valentines, crime writer and journalist Douglas Skelton delves... more...