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  1. Profiling Cop-Killers

    By Ann R. Bumbak

    Drawing heavily on original research designed to train police officers to survive deadly encounters, Profiling Cop-Killers examines the sociological history, psychology, and motives of 50 murderers of police officers in 2011. The book identifies the commonalities and differences between groups of...

    Published January 6th 2014 by CRC Press

  2. An Introduction to Criminological Theory

    4th Edition

    By Roger Hopkins Burke

    This book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date introduction to criminological theory for students taking courses in criminology at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. Building on previous editions, which broadened the debate on criminological theory, this book presents the latest research...

    Published December 9th 2013 by Willan

  3. Criminal Behaviour from School to the Workplace

    Untangling the Complex Relations Between Employment, Education and Crime

    Edited by Frank Weerman, Catrien Bijleveld

    Series: Routledge Studies in Criminal Behaviour

    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...

    Published December 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  4. Affect and Cognition in Criminal Decision Making

    Edited by Jean-Louis van Gelder, Henk Elffers, Danielle Reynald, Daniel S Nagin

    Series: Crime Science Series

    Research and theorizing on criminal decision making has not kept pace with recent developments in other fields of human decision making. Whereas criminal decision making theory is still largely dominated by cognitive approaches such as rational choice-based models, psychologists, behavioral...

    Published November 12th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 4th 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 25th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Managing Fear

    The Law and Ethics of Preventive Detention and Risk Assessment

    By Bernadette McSherry

    Series: International Perspectives on Forensic Mental Health

    Managing Fear examines the growing use of risk assessment as it relates to preventive detention and supervision schemes for offenders perceived to be at a high risk of re-offending, individuals with severe mental illness, and suspected terrorists. It outlines a number of legislative regimes in...

    Published August 18th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Primordial Violence

    Spanking Children, Psychological Development, Violence, and Crime

    By Murray A. Straus, Emily M. Douglas, Rose Anne Medeiros

    Why do parents hit those they love? What effect does it have on children? What can be done to end this pattern? These are some of the questions explored in The Primordial Violence. Featuring longitudinal data from over 7,000 U.S. families as well as results from a 32 nation study, the book presents...

    Published August 12th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Police and Profiling in the United States

    Applying Theory to Criminal Investigations

    By Lauren M. Barrow, Ron A. Rufo, Saul Arambula

    Traditionally, criminal profiling texts have focused exclusively on the technicalities of conducting an investigation, but recent developments in criminal justice have encouraged greater consideration of the related fields of psychiatry, forensics, and sociology. Highlighting the current paradigm...

    Published July 14th 2013 by CRC Press

  10. Deviant Behaviour (Routledge Revivals)

    By Paul Rock

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1973, explores the manner in which conceptions of deviancy arise and shows how the attitudes of non-deviants, of society and of authority, are as instrumental in forming these conceptions as the actions of the deviants themselves. Chapters include discussions on the...

    Published May 23rd 2013 by Routledge