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  1. Crime and Personality (Psychology Revivals)

    By H.J. Eysenck

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    When Crime and Personality was first published in 1964, J.A.C. Brown, writing in the New Statesman, commented: ‘There can be no doubt of the importance of Professor Eysenck’s book on the nature and treatment of criminal behaviour.’ This third edition originally published in 1977 had been completely...

    Published November 21st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Working within the Forensic Paradigm

    Cross-discipline approaches for policy and practice

    Edited by Rosemary Sheehan, James Ogloff

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    Forensic work occurs across the criminal justice sector and the legal and health professions and intersects with work in a range of areas, such as child protection, family welfare, mental health, offending, disability and addictions, family violence programmes, juvenile justice and sexual assault...

    Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Forensic Psychology

    Edited by Jennifer M. Brown

    Series: Critical Concepts in Psychology

    In recent decades, the remit of forensic psychology has considerably widened. From an original, narrow focus on presenting evidence to the courts, its scope now spreads across the whole span of civil and criminal justice. Forensic psychologists are now intimately involved with suspects, offenders,...

    Published November 10th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Mental as Physical

    By Edgar Wilson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Mind

    The central theme of this impressively argued study is that the mental and physical are identical. Drawing heavily on recent scientific research into the mind-brain relationship, Dr Wilson argues that human mentality, rationality and purposefulness are phenomena which come within the compass of...

    Published November 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Economics of Crime and Enforcement

    By Anthony M. Yezer

    This text is designed for use in a course on the economics of crime in a variety of settings. Assuming only a previous course in basic microeconomics, this innovative book is strongly linked to the new theoretical and empirical journal literature. Showing the power of microeconomics in action,...

    Published September 18th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Violence and Serious Theft

    Development and Prediction from Childhood to Adulthood

    Edited by Rolf Loeber, David P. Farrington, Magda Stouthamer-Loeber, Helene Raskin White

    In this volume, top experts in the field of delinquency discuss the implications of the findings of the Pittsburgh Youth Study for current conceptualizations of antisocial behavior. Violence and Serious Theft is unique in that it combines the strengths of three disciplines to explain delinquency in...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Good Life

    Wellbeing and the new science of altruism, selfishness and immorality

    By Graham Music

    Are we born selfish or primed to help others? Does stress make people more antisocial? Can we ever be genuinely altruistic? This book explores some of the dilemmas at the heart of being human. Integrating cutting edge studies with in-depth clinical experience, Graham Music synthesizes a wealth of...

    Published May 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Working with Young People in Secure Accommodation

    From chaos to culture, 2nd Edition

    By Jim Rose

    The detention of children and young people as a response to delinquent and antisocial behaviour remains a topical and controversial issue. In this new edition of Working with Young People in Secure Accommodation, Jim Rose provides an historical perspective on the topic of young people in custody...

    Published April 17th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Sport in Prison

    Exploring the Role of Physical Activity in Correctional Settings

    By Rosie Meek

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    Although prison can present a critical opportunity to engage with offenders through interventions and programming, reoffending rates among those released from prison remain stubbornly high. Sport can be a means through which to engage with even the most challenging and complex individuals caught up...

    Published November 5th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Growth to Freedom

    The Psychosocial Treatment of Delinquent Youth

    Edited by Derek Miller

    Tavistock Press was established as a co-operative venture between the Tavistock Institute and Routledge & Kegan Paul (RKP) in the 1950s to produce a series of major contributions across the social sciences. This volume is part of a 2001 reissue of a selection of those important works which have...

    Published October 31st 2013 by Routledge