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Foundations of Psychological Profiling

Terrorism, Espionage, and Deception, 1st Edition

By Richard Bloom

CRC Press

226 pages

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Profiling is a hot topic today. The post-9/11 "War on Terrorism" has engendered political, ethical, and scientific controversy over its use. The proliferation of recent films, television programs, and books is a sociocultural indicator of widespread interest. Designed for a diverse audience including law enforcement officers, intelligence and secur

Table of Contents

What Is Profiling? Challenges of Profiling: Validity and Its Estimation. Challenges of Profiling: What Is Being Profiled?Challenges of Profiling: Who Is Doing the Profiling? The Profiling Matrix. The Profiling Narrative. Profiling Applications: Terrorism. Profiling Applications: Espionage. Profiling Applications: Deception. The Future of Profiling. References. Appendix: Matching of Learning Outcomes with Film Fragments. Index.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS041000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Management
LAW041000
LAW / Forensic Science
POL037000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Freedom & Security / Terrorism
SOC004000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Criminology