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The Life-Course of Serious and Violent Youth Grown Up A Twenty-Year Longitudinal Study

The Life-Course of Serious and Violent Youth Grown Up: A Twenty-Year Longitudinal Study

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Evan C. McCuish, Patrick Lussier, Raymond Corrado
August 24, 2021

The Life-Course of Serious and Violent Youth Grown Up addresses significant gaps in the literature on youth involved in chronic, serious, and violent offending. Through longitudinal research and a long follow-up into adulthood, it challenges common perceptions about offending outcomes. Using ...

Detection Avoidance in Homicide Debates, Explanations and Responses

Detection Avoidance in Homicide: Debates, Explanations and Responses

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Claire Ferguson
June 21, 2021

Detection Avoidance in Homicides: Debates, Explanations and Responses presents theory and research on how offenders avoid detection and the challenges and opportunities these efforts pose to investigators. From a scholarly perspective, the book presents a continuing history of research on ...

Empathy versus Offending, Aggression and Bullying Advancing Knowledge using the Basic Empathy Scale

Empathy versus Offending, Aggression and Bullying: Advancing Knowledge using the Basic Empathy Scale

1st Edition

Edited By Darrick Jolliffe, David P. Farrington
March 23, 2021

Empathy versus Offending, Aggression, and Bullying advances knowledge about the measurement of empathy, using the Basic Empathy Scale (BES), and how empathy is related to offending, aggression, and bullying in community and incarcerated groups. Empathy is widely accepted as one of the most ...

Domestic Homicide Patterns and Dynamics

Domestic Homicide: Patterns and Dynamics

1st Edition

By Marieke Liem, Frans Koenraadt
February 12, 2021

The literature on domestic violence will often treat homicide as its most extreme outcome. The reality is more nuanced, with many domestic homicides occurring within a history of abusive behaviour. This book offers a much-needed synthesis of the literature on domestic homicide, covering its history...

Intergenerational Continuity of Criminal and Antisocial Behaviour An International Overview of Studies

Intergenerational Continuity of Criminal and Antisocial Behaviour: An International Overview of Studies

1st Edition

Edited By Veroni I. Eichelsheim, Steve G. A. van de Weijer
February 12, 2021

The relationship between a parent and a child is without any doubt one of the most influential and intimate relationships over the life course of an individual. Children resemble their parents in a variety of life outcomes such as socioeconomic status, family formation characteristics, and ...

The Psychology of Crime, Policing and Courts

The Psychology of Crime, Policing and Courts

1st Edition

Edited By Andreas Kapardis, David P. Farrington
February 06, 2018

This book brings together an international group of experts to present cutting-edge psychological research on crime, policing and courts. With contributors from the UK, Germany, Italy, Norway, Cyprus, Israel, Canada and the USA, this volume explores some of the most interesting and contemporary ...

The Sexual Murderer Offender behaviour and implications for practice

The Sexual Murderer: Offender behaviour and implications for practice

1st Edition

By Eric Beauregard, Melissa Martineau
February 06, 2018

Sexual homicide continues to be one of the most widely reported and sensationalised forms of murder, attracting fascination from the public and scholars alike. Despite this continued interest, few empirical studies have been conducted on this particular form of sexual crime. The Sexual Murderer ...

Psychological Violence in the Workplace New perspectives and shifting frameworks

Psychological Violence in the Workplace: New perspectives and shifting frameworks

1st Edition

By Emily Schindeler, Janet Ransley, Danielle Reynald
October 11, 2016

Violence is defined by the World Health Organisation as the intentional use of physical force or power, threatened or actual, which either results in or has a high likelihood of resulting in injury, death, or psychological harm. But while physical violence is seen as unacceptable, why is ...

Pathways to Sexual Aggression

Pathways to Sexual Aggression

1st Edition

Edited By Jean Proulx, Eric Beauregard, Patrick Lussier, Benoit Leclerc
September 03, 2015

Most people who read an article in the newspaper about the brutal rape of a woman by a stranger, or the long-standing sexual abuse of a young boy by his step-father have a strong visceral reaction which is a mix of anger, fear, and incomprehension. Apart from these aversive reactions, several ...

Criminal Behaviour from School to the Workplace Untangling the Complex Relations Between Employment, Education and Crime

Criminal Behaviour from School to the Workplace: Untangling the Complex Relations Between Employment, Education and Crime

1st Edition

Edited By Frank Weerman, Catrien Bijleveld
July 16, 2015

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 ...

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