Psychology of Gang Involvement
Empathy versus Offending, Aggression and Bullying Advancing Knowledge using the Basic Empathy Scale
Killer Data Modern Perspectives on Serial Murder
Domestic Homicide Patterns and Dynamics
Intergenerational Continuity of Criminal and Antisocial Behaviour An International Overview of Studies
The Psychology of Crime, Policing and Courts
By Jane L Wood, Jaimee S Mallion, Sarah Frisby-Osman
November 04, 2022
Psychology of Gangs expands existing knowledge by applying psychological knowledge to gangs, including how gang members think, their mental and emotional wellbeing, and their perceptions of gang involvement, as well as issues relating to gang prevention and intervention strategies. This book ...
By Darrick Jolliffe, David P. Farrington
September 26, 2022
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 ...
By Ahmed Ajil
September 06, 2022
This book presents a study of politico-ideological mobilisation and violence by focusing on the life stories, trajectories and narratives of individuals who mobilised for causes and conflicts in the Arab World. It provides a greater understanding of the biographical, sociological, political and ...
By Sara Skott
July 15, 2022
Homicide: Towards a Deeper Understanding offers an in-depth analysis into the phenomenon of homicide, examining different types of homicide and how these types have changed over time. Based on original analysis on Scottish data, this book draws upon an international body of research to ...
By Enzo Yaksic
April 19, 2022
Killer Data examines the phenomenon of serial murder using data collected from international sources to review offender patterning with a focus on contemporary cases. This type of attention will allow for a broader understanding of modern-day serial murderers and will help ...
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 ...
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 ...
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...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...