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  • 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 – 2016-05-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Criminal Behaviour

  • 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 – 2016-04-26 
    Routledge
    Issues in Forensic Psychology

  • 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 – 2016-04-18 
    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 – 2016-03-10 
    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

  • Conservative Criminology

    A Call to Restore Balance to the Social Sciences

    By John Wright, Matt DeLisi

    Conservative Criminology serves as an important counterpoint to virtually every other academic text on crime. Hundreds of books have been written about crime and criminal justice policy from a variety of perspectives, including Marxist, liberal, progressive, feminist, radical, and post-modernist.…

    Paperback – 2015-12-02
    Routledge

  • Crime and Criminality

    A multidisciplinary approach

    By Sandie Taylor

    The question of ‘why’ and ‘how’ certain individuals are drawn towards behaving in a way that contravenes the ‘Law of the Land’ is not an easy one to address. Researchers from various different fields have nevertheless attempted to develop theoretical explanations for the existence of different…

    Paperback – 2015-11-30
    Routledge

  • The Psychology of Radicalization and Terrorism

    By Willem Koomen, Joop Van Der Pligt

    Terrorism and radicalization have a long history, but in recent years their prominence has been a particularly conspicuous and influential feature of the global political landscape. This important book presents an overview of the processes involved in radicalization and terrorism, and introduces a…

    Paperback – 2015-11-19
    Routledge

  • Truth, Lies and Trust on the Internet

    By Monica T. Whitty, Adam Joinson

    The Internet is often presented as an unsafe or untrustworthy space: where children are preyed upon by paedophiles, cannibals seek out victims, offline relationships are torn apart by online affairs and where individuals are addicted to gambling, love, and cybersex. While many of these stories…

    Paperback – 2015-08-11
    Routledge

  • Criminal Behavior

    2nd Edition

    By Elaine Cassel, Douglas A. Bernstein

    Criminal Behavior explores crime as a developmental process from birth through early adulthood. It further examines the role that legal, political, and criminal justice systems play in the development of criminal behavior. Criminal Behavior: takes into account biological, genetic, developmental,…

    Paperback – 2015-08-07
    Psychology Press

  • Treatment programmes for high risk offenders

    Edited by Devon Polaschek

    High risk offenders can have a disproportionate impact on their communities because, despite all manner of sentencing options, they continue to commit a wide range of crimes, both minor and serious. It is tempting to throw the book at them, sometimes even to throw away the key. However, anything…

    Hardback – 2015-08-04
    Routledge

  • Research Methods for Forensic Psychologists

    A guide to completing your research project

    By Sarah Brown, Emma Sleath

    Research Methods for Forensic Psychologists is an accessible and comprehensive textbook that introduces students to the research process in forensic psychology. Adopting a problem-based learning approach, this book offers a ‘how-to’ guide to the whole research process and empowers readers to…

    Paperback – 2015-07-09
    Routledge

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