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  1. Cognition and Crime

    Offender Decision Making and Script Analyses

    Edited by Benoit Leclerc, Richard Wortley

    Series: Crime Science Series

    The rational choice perspective developed by Cornish and Clarke in 1986 provides criminologists with a valuable and practical framework for purposes of crime control and prevention. More than twenty-five years later, Cognition and Crime pushes the boundaries of this field of research by bringing...

    Published August 26th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Psychological Criminology

    An Integrative Approach

    By Richard Wortley

    Series: Crime Science Series

    Psychological criminology addresses the question: what is it about individuals and their experiences that cause them to commit crime and/or to become criminal? This book provides a comprehensive coverage of psychological theories of crime and criminality, exploring theories focusing on factors...

    Published April 13th 2011 by Willan

  3. Environmental Criminology and Crime Analysis

    Edited by Richard Wortley, Lorraine Mazerolle

    Series: Crime Science Series

    Environmental criminology is a generic label that covers a range of overlapping perspectives. At the core, the various strands of environmental criminology are bound by a common focus on the role that the immediate environment plays in the performance of crime, and a conviction that careful...

    Published June 1st 2008 by Willan

  4. Preventing Child Sexual Abuse

    Evidence, Policy and Practice

    By Stephen Smallbone, William L. Marshall, Richard Wortley

    Series: Crime Science Series

    Public policy responses to child sexual abuse are dominated by interventions designed to take effect only after offenders have already begun offending, and after children have already been sexually abused. Comparatively little attention has been given to alternative prevention strategies –...

    Published April 1st 2008 by Willan

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