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You are currently browsing 31–40 of 98 new and published books in the subject of Criminal Behaviour and Forensic Psychology — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. 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 19th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Primordial Violence

    Spanking Children, Psychological Development, Violence, and Crime

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

    A CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title 2014! 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...

    Published August 13th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 15th 2013 by CRC Press

  4. Crack Cocaine Users

    High Society and Low Life in South London

    By Daniel Briggs

    Series: Routledge Advances in Ethnography

    Crack cocaine users have significant health problems, and place a significant burden on social services, the criminal justice system and drug treatment agencies. Among policymakers, professionals and the wider section of society, they are the most poorly understood drug-using group and have the...

    Published May 10th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Literature, Migration and the 'War on Terror'

    Edited by Fiona Tolan, Stephen Morton, Anastasia Valassopoulos, Robert Spencer

    This is a major new collection of essays on literary and cultural representations of migration and terrorism, the cultural impact of 9/11, and the subsequent ‘war on terror’. The collection commences with analyses of the relationship between migration and terrorism, which has been the focus of much...

    Published April 15th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Evolution and Crime

    By Jason Roach, Ken Pease

    Series: Crime Science Series

    Human physique and behaviour has been shaped by the pressures of natural selection. This is received wisdom in all scientifically informed circles. Currently, the topic of crime is rarely touched upon in textbooks on evolution and the topic of evolution rarely even mentioned in criminology...

    Published April 12th 2013 by Willan

  7. Patterns, Prevention, and Geometry of Crime

    Edited by Martin A. Andresen, J. Bryan Kinney

    Series: Crime Science Series

    P&P Brantingham’s enormous contribution to criminology has paved the way for major theoretical and empirical developments in the understanding of crime and its respective patterns, prevention, and geometry. In this unique collection of original essays, Andresen and Kinney bring together leading...

    Published April 12th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Criminology

    2nd Edition

    By Tim Newburn

    Tim Newburn’s bestselling Criminology provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction for students of the subject, providing the basis for all undergraduate degree courses or modules, and for new postgraduates, in Criminology. This second edition includes: a complete update of...

    Published December 20th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Panic

    By Keith Tester

    Series: Shortcuts

    Impending environmental catastrophe, threat of terrorism, viruses both biological and virtual, disease: there seem to be so many reasons to panic today. But what is panic and why does it happen? This book uses a range of literature from sociology, cultural studies and popular psychology to develop...

    Published November 9th 2012 by Routledge

  10. An Introduction to Criminal Psychology

    By Russil Durrant

    Crime is a topic that is of considerable interest to policy-makers, politicians andthe public alike. We want to know what factors can explain the nature andprevalence of crime in society and use this knowledge to better develop approaches for managing criminal behaviour. This book provides a...

    Published October 3rd 2012 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Routledge Handbook of Drugs and Sport
    Edited by Verner Møller, Ivan Waddington, John M. Hoberman
    To Be Published June 12th 2015
  2. Investigative Interviewing
    Edited by Tom Williamson
    To Be Published June 12th 2015
  3. Out of Sight
    By Robert McAuley
    To Be Published June 12th 2015
  4. Offending Identities
    By Kirsty Hudson
    To Be Published June 12th 2015
  5. Schools and the Problem of Crime
    By Stephen Boxford
    To Be Published June 29th 2015

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