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  1. Sexual Predators Amongst Us

    By Ronald A. Rufo

    It is imperative that educators, parents, and potential victims be aware of sexual predators, the danger they pose in our society, and the resources available to help prevent this growing epidemic. Written from a police perspective, Sexual Predators Amongst Us examines the problem of sexual...

    Published December 6th 2011 by CRC Press

  2. The Prisoner

    Edited by Ben Crewe, Jamie Bennett

    Little of what we know about prison comes from the mouths of prisoners, and very few academic accounts of prison life manage to convey some of its most profound and important features: its daily pressures and frustrations, the culture of the wings and landings, and the relationships which shape the...

    Published November 15th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Research in Practice for Forensic Professionals

    Edited by Kerry Sheldon, Jason Davies, Kevin Howells

    Series: Issues in Forensic Psychology

    This book explores applied research methods used in forensic settings – prisons, the probation service, courts and forensic mental health establishments – and provides a comprehensive 'how-to' guide for forensic practitioners and researchers.It provides practitioners and researchers with grounding...

    Published October 5th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Female Offenders of Intimate Partner Violence

    Current Controversies, Research and Treatment Approaches

    Edited by Lisa M. Conradi, Robert Geffner

    The perpetration of intimate partner violence by women has long been a controversial topic. More recently, researchers, treatment providers and other professionals have begun to critically examine theoretical, research and practice perspectives to gather a better understanding of this controversial...

    Published August 16th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Creating Cultural Monsters

    Serial Murder in America

    By Julie B. Wiest

    Serial murderers generate an abundance of public interest, media coverage, and law enforcement attention, yet after decades of studies, serial murder researchers have been unable to answer the most important question: Why? Providing a unique and comprehensive exploration, Creating Cultural Monsters...

    Published June 5th 2011 by CRC Press

  6. Conflict and Crisis Communication

    Principles and Practice

    Edited by Carol A. Ireland, Martin Fisher, Gregory M. Vecchi

    Conflict and crisis communication is the management of a critical incident which has the potential for resolution through successful negotiations. This can include negotiating with individuals in crisis, such as those threatening self-harm or taking individuals hostage as part of emotional...

    Published April 25th 2011 by Routledge

  7. 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 12th 2011 by Willan

  8. Professionalizing Offender Profiling

    Forensic and Investigative Psychology in Practice

    Edited by Laurence Alison, Lee Rainbow

    Offender profiling is now viewed as an integral part of serious crime investigations by many law enforcement agencies across the world and continues to attract a high public and media profile. Despite almost three decades of research and developments in the field, the public impression of offender...

    Published April 12th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Suicidal Mass Murderers

    A Criminological Study of Why They Kill

    By John Liebert, William J. Birnes

    On April 16, 2007, Cho Seung-Hui, a student at Virginia Tech with a history of mental illness, became the perpetrator of the most infamous school shooting in the history of the United States. In the aftermath of the killings and Cho’s subsequent suicide, one primary question emerged: Why? Suicidal...

    Published February 21st 2011 by CRC Press

  10. The Study of Violent Crime

    Its Correlates and Concerns

    By Scott Mire, Cliff Roberson

    Violence is a complex subject that is rooted in a multitude of disciplines, including not only criminology but also psychology, sociology, biology, and other social science disciplines. It is only through understanding violence as a concept that we can hope to respond to it appropriately and to...

    Published December 13th 2010 by CRC Press