Criminology & Delinquency Products

  • Addiction, Behavioral Change and Social Identity

    The path to resilience and recovery

    Edited by Sarah Buckingham, David Best

    Changing health-related behaviour is for many people a lonely and isolating experience. Individual willpower is often not enough, particularly in addressing addictive behaviour, but research increasingly points to the potential of group identity to shape behaviour change and support recovery. This…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16 
    Routledge

  • Working within the Forensic Paradigm

    Cross-discipline approaches for policy and practice

    Edited by Rosemary Sheehan, James Ogloff

    Forensic work occurs across the criminal justice sector and the legal and health professions and intersects with work in a range of areas, such as child protection, family welfare, mental health, offending, disability and addictions, family violence programmes, juvenile justice and sexual assault…

    Paperback – 2016-11-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Positive Criminology

    Edited by Natti Ronel, Dana Segev

    How can we best help offenders desist from crime, as well as help victims heal? This book engages with this question by offering its readers a comprehensive review of positive criminology in theory, research and practice. Positive criminology is a concept – a perspective – that places emphasis on…

    Paperback – 2016-11-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Supervision for Forensic Practitioners

    By Jason Davies

    Forensic practitioners work in a diverse range of settings, with a wide variety of groups and with a large number of agencies. Their work, whilst rewarding, is challenging, demanding and often undertaken in highly stressful situations. Ensuring that the workforce is trained and supported is…

    Paperback – 2016-11-03 
    Routledge
    Issues in Forensic Psychology

  • Aggression and Violence

    A Social Psychological Perspective

    Edited by Brad J. Bushman

    This book provides a broad and contemporary overview of aggression and violence by some of the most internationally renowned researchers in the field. It begins with an integrative theoretical understanding of aggression and shows how animal models shed light on human aggression and violence.…

    Paperback – 2016-10-28 
    Psychology Press
    Frontiers of Social Psychology

  • The Mental as Physical

    By Edgar Wilson

    The central theme of this impressively argued study is that the mental and physical are identical. Drawing heavily on recent scientific research into the mind-brain relationship, Dr Wilson argues that human mentality, rationality and purposefulness are phenomena which come within the compass of…

    Paperback – 2016-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Mind

  • The Sexual Murderer

    Offender behaviour and implications for practice

    By Eric Beauregard, Melissa Martineau

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-09-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Criminal Behaviour

  • Psychological Torture

    Definition, Evaluation and Measurement

    By Pau Perez Sales

    Sadly, it is highly likely that psychological torture is committed by governments worldwide and yet, notwithstanding the serious moral questions that this disturbing and elusive concept raises, and research in the area so limited, there is no operational or legal definition. This pioneering new…

    Paperback – 2016-07-28
    Routledge

  • The Psychology of Crime, Policing and Courts

    Edited by Andreas Kapardis, David P. Farrington

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-04-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Criminal Behaviour

  • Crime and Crime Reduction

    The importance of group processes

    Edited by Jane L. Wood, Theresa A. Gannon

    The problems associated with groups that commit crime are well known and notoriously complex. However, there are many questions that we still cannot answer with certainty. This book seeks to deepen understanding of the group processes involved in crime and the treatment of offenders’ thoughts and…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge

  • Peer Pressure, Peer Prevention

    The Role of Friends in Crime and Conformity

    By Barbara J. Costello, Trina L. Hope

    Criminological research has largely neglected the possibility that positive peer influence is a potentially powerful source of social control. Quantitative methods tease out cause, effect, and spuriousness in the relationship between peer delinquency and personal delinquency, but these methods do…

    Paperback – 2016-03-01
    Routledge

  • Psychology of Fear, Crime and the Media

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Derek Chadee

    The media continue to have a significant persuasive influence on the public perception of crime, even when the information presented is not reflective of the crime rate or actual crime itself. There have been numerous theoretical studies on fear of crime in the media, but few have considered this…

    Hardback – 2015-12-09
    Psychology Press
    Researching Social Psychology

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