Criminal Behaviour and Forensic Psychology Products

  • The Psychology of Death Investigations

    Behavioral Analysis for Psychological Autopsy and Criminal Profiling

    By Katherine Ramsland

    The Psychology of Death Investigations outlines definitively how behavioral evidence can often provide the necessary components and "missing pieces" to complement physical evidence as an essential tool for incident reconstruction. In order to determine the direction of an investigation and to…

    Hardback – 2017-11-20 
    CRC Press

  • Neuropsychology of Criminal Behavior

    Edited by Feggy Ostrosky, Alfredo Ardila

    This book draws on findings from psychology, neurology, and genetics, to offer a multi-dimensional analysis of criminal behavior. It explores the biological bases of emotions such as aggression, anger, and hostility and how they-- combined with social psychological influences, such as family…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13 
    Routledge

  • Honor Related Violence

    A New Social Psychological Perspective

    By Robert Ermers

    Honour related violence is generally associated with crimes committed by people from the Middle East and adjacent areas. Perpetrators sometimes justify their deeds saying that they ‘had to’ restore their honour. Theorists have argued that men from this area exclusively correlate honour with the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge

  • The Future of Rational Choice for Crime Prevention

    Edited by Danielle M. Reynald, Benoit Leclerc

    The rational choice perspective (RCP) is currently the core theoretical approach underpinning situational crime prevention (SCP). To date, many crimes have been studied through the lens of RCP, which increased our understanding of these phenomena, how they are committed and how they could…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge
    Criminology at the Edge

  • Transforming Environments and Rehabilitation

    A Guide for Practitioners in Forensic Settings and Criminal Justice

    Edited by Geraldine Akerman, Adrian Needs, Claire Bainbridge

    How can environments play a role in assisting and sustaining personal change in individuals incarcerated within the criminal justice system? Can a failure to address contextual issues reduce or undermine the effectiveness of clinical intervention? Bringing together a range of leading forensic…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28 
    Routledge
    Issues in Forensic Psychology

  • Revenge Pornography

    Gender, Sexuality and Motivations

    By Matthew Hall, Jeff Hearn

    Matthew Hall is social psychology researcher at the University of Derby and an editor for the Journal of Gender Studies. His research focuses on gender, sexuality, body image, violence and substance (mis)use. Jeff Hearn is Professor of Sociology, University of Huddersfield, UK; Senior Professor,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-06 
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Criminal Psychology

    2nd Edition

    By Russil Durrant

    This book offers a clear, up-to-date, comprehensive, and theoretically informed introduction to criminal psychology, exploring how psychological explanations and approaches can be integrated with other perspectives drawn from evolutionary biology, neurobiology, sociology, and criminology. Drawing…

    Paperback – 2017-08-22
    Routledge

  • Memory and Miscarriages of Justice

    By Mark L. Howe, Lauren M. Knott, Martin A. Conway

    Memory is often the primary evidence in the courtroom, yet unfortunately this evidence may not be fit for purpose. This is because memory is both fallible and malleable; it is possible to forget and also to falsely remember things which never happened. The legal system has been slow to adapt to…

    Paperback – 2017-08-03
    Psychology Press

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Biosocial Criminology

    Edited by Matt DeLisi, Michael G Vaughn

    Biosocial criminology is an interdisciplinary field that aims to explain crime and antisocial behavior by exploring both biological factors and environmental factors. Since the mapping of the human genome, scientists have been able to study the biosocial causes of human behaviour with the greatest…

    Paperback – 2017-07-13
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Violence, Sex Offenders, and Corrections

    By Rose Ricciardelli, Dale C. Spencer

    Sex offenders remain the most hated group of offenders, subject to a myriad of regulations and punishments beyond imprisonment, including sex offender registries, chemical and surgical castration, and global positioning electronic monitoring systems. While aspects of their experiences of…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Therapeutic Correctional Relationships

    Theory, research and practice

    By Sarah Lewis

    The relationship between offender and criminal justice practitioner has shifted throughout rehabilitative history, whether situated within psychological interventions, prison or probation. This relationship has evolved and adapted over time, but interpersonal processes remain central to offender…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    International Series on Desistance and Rehabilitation

  • Criminology Theory and Terrorism

    New Applications and Approaches

    Edited by Joshua D. Freilich, Gary LaFree

    Although there has been an increase in research on terrorism across the social and behavioural sciences in the past few decades, until recently most of this work has originated from political science, psychology or economics. Therefore, our focus in this book on criminological conceptual frameworks…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

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