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  1. Strengthening Systems to Prevent Intimate Partner Violence and Sexual Violence

    Edited by Pat Conway, Pamela J. Cox, Patricia G. Cook-Craig, Sandra Ortega, Theresa Armstead

    Over the past 25 years, developing coordinated responses to intimate partner violence and sexual violence has improved both perpetrator accountability, and victim safety and self-determination. However, preventing intimate partner violence and sexual violence from occurring is beyond the ability of...

    Published December 5th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Intersections of Crime and Terror

    Edited by James J.F. Forest

    During the last ten years an increasing number of government and media reports, scholarly books and journal articles, and other publications have focused our attention on the expanded range of interactions between international organized crime and terrorist networks. A majority of these...

    Published November 28th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Serial Killers

    Psychiatry, Criminology and Responsibility

    By Francesca Biagi-Chai

    Francesca Biagi-Chai’s book - a translation from the French of Le Cas Landru - tackles the issue of criminal responsibility in the case of serial killers, and other 'mad' people who are nonetheless deemed to be answerable before the law. The author, a Lacanian psychoanalyst and senior psychiatrist...

    Published August 19th 2012 by Routledge-Cavendish

  4. Encyclopedia of Domestic Violence

    Edited by Nicky Ali Jackson

    The Encyclopedia of Domestic Violence is a modern reference from the leading international scholars in domestic violence research. This ground-breaking project has created the first ever publication of an encyclopedia of domestic violence. The primary goal of the Encyclopedia is to provide...

    Published August 14th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Managing Clinical Risk

    A Guide to Effective Practice

    Edited by Caroline Logan, Lorraine Johnstone

    Series: Issues in Forensic Psychology

    Violence directed towards others and violence directed towards oneself cause an immense amount of physical and psychological damage – to the harmed and the harmful person alike, to their families, and to the public at large. Managing clinical risk is an authoritative manual for practitioners...

    Published August 8th 2012 by Willan

  6. Raising the Bar

    By Kathryn Graham, Ross Homel

    Series: Crime Science Series

    This book provides a definitive review of knowledge about bar room environments and their regulation, and provides directions for the prevention of aggression, violence and injury in and around public drinking establishments. It shows why drinking establishments are high risk for aggression, why...

    Published July 4th 2012 by Willan

  7. Prison Violence

    The Dynamics of Conflict, Fear and Power

    By Kimmett Edgar, Ian O'Donnell, Carol Martin

    Prisons are dangerous places, and assaults, threats, theft and verbal abuse are pervasive - attributable both to the characteristics of the captive population and to an institutional sub culture which promotes violence as a means of resolving conflicts. Yet the crimes perpetrated by prisoners on...

    Published May 16th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Genocide, State Crime, and the Law

    In the Name of the State

    By Jennifer Balint

    Genocide, State Crime and the Law critically explores the use and role of law in the perpetration, redress and prevention of mass harm by the state. In this broad ranging book, Jennifer Balint charts the place of law in the perpetration of genocide and other crimes of the state together with its...

    Published March 7th 2012 by Routledge-Cavendish

  9. Endangered Children

    Homicide and Other Crimes, Second Edition

    By Lita Linzer Schwartz, Natalie K. Isser

    From infancy onward, children are in danger from many sources, including parental and sibling abuse, drug abuse and mental illness in the home, parental neglect, and poverty. Removing an at-risk child from a troubled environment brings on a host of new concerns and is not always a panacea....

    Published December 12th 2011 by CRC Press

  10. Psychological Aspects of Crisis Negotiation, Second Edition

    By Thomas Strentz

    While there are many books on crisis negotiation, most of the current literature focuses on the history and mechanics of this dynamic process, leaving out critical elements that are required for a successful encounter with a hostage-taker or other malfeasant. Psychological Aspects of Crisis...

    Published November 30th 2011 by CRC Press