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  1. Criminal Behaviour in Context

    Space, Place and Desistance from Crime

    By Nick Flynn

    Series: International Series on Desistance and Rehabilitation

    This book examines the extent to which criminal desistance – 'the change process involved in the ending of criminal behaviour' – is affected by personal and social circumstances which are place specific. Grounded in criminological spatial analysis, as well as more general...

    Published May 16th 2012 by Willan

  2. Police in the Age of Improvement

    By David Barrie

    The study of police history in Scotland has largely been neglected. Little is known about the Scottish police's origins, development and character despite growing interest in the machinery of law enforcement in other parts of the United Kingdom. This book seeks to remedy this deficiency. Based on...

    Published May 14th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Understanding and Preventing Online Sexual Exploitation of Children

    Edited by Ethel Quayle, Kurt M. Ribisl

    Over the last decade there has been dramatically increased interest in the ways that technology has been used in the abuse and exploitation of children, due in part to increasing numbers of convictions for child pornography-related offenses. Opinion swings between those who feel that there is a...

    Published February 20th 2012 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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