The Psychology of Criminal and Antisocial Behavior

The Psychology of Criminal and Antisocial Behavior: Victim and Offenders Perspectives is not just another formulaic book on forensic psychology. Rather, it opens up new areas of enquiry to busy practitioners and academics alike, exploring topics using a practical approach to social deviance that is underpinned by frontier research findings, policy, and international trends. From the relationship between psychopathology and crime, and the characteristics of catathymia, compulsive homicide, sadistic violence, and homicide victimology, to adult sexual grooming, domestic violence, and honor killings, experts in the field provide insight into the areas of homicide, violent crime, and sexual predation. In all, more than 20 internationally recognized experts in their fields explore these and other topic, also including discussing youth offending, love scams, the psychology of hate, public threat assessment, querulence, stalking, arson, and cults. This edited work is an essential reference for academics and practitioners working in any capacity that intersects with offenders and victims of crime, public policy, and roles involving the assessment, mitigation, and investigation of criminal and antisocial behavior. It is particularly ideal for those working in criminology, psychology, law and law enforcement, public policy, and for social science students seeking to explore the nature and character of criminal social deviance. Includes twenty chapters across a diverse range of criminal and antisocial subject areas Authored by an international panel of experts in their respective fields that provide a multi-cultural perspective on the issues of crime and antisocial behavior Explores topics from both victim and offender perspectives Includes chapters covering research, practice, policy, mitigation, and prevention Provides an easy to read and consistent framework, making the text user-friendly as a ready-reference desktop guide

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  • Author : Wayne Petherick
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 632 pages
  • ISBN : 0128095776
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The Psychology of Criminal and Antisocial Behavior

The Psychology of Criminal and Antisocial Behavior
  • Author : Wayne Petherick,Grant Sinnamon
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 15 December 2016
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The Psychology of Criminal and Antisocial Behavior: Victim and Offenders Perspectives is not just another formulaic book on forensic psychology. Rather, it opens up new areas of enquiry to busy practitioners and academics alike, exploring topics using a practical approach to social deviance that is underpinned by frontier research findings, policy, and international trends. From the relationship between psychopathology and crime, and the characteristics of catathymia, compulsive homicide, sadistic violence, and homicide victimology, to adult sexual grooming, domestic violence, and

The Psychology of Criminal Conduct

The Psychology of Criminal Conduct
  • Author : D.A. Andrews,James Bonta
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 19 September 2014
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This book provides step-by-step procedures to help police administrators execute their duties and fulfill their responsibilities more effectively, efficiently and productively. Divided into sections-behavioral aspects of police management, functional aspects of police management, and modern police management: major issues-it introduces the reader to a broad range of topics with which all police managers should be familiar.

The Development of Criminal and Antisocial Behavior

The Development of Criminal and Antisocial Behavior
  • Author : Julien Morizot,Lila Kazemian
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 02 December 2014
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This edited book summarizes the current state of knowledge on the development of criminal and antisocial behavior over the life course. It focuses mainly on the developmental perspective, which has had a paradigmatic influence on current theoretical and empirical works in criminology. With a multidisciplinary perspective, the book reviews: (a) the fundamental concepts of developmental criminology; (b) the risk factors and developmental processes related to the most salient personal (e.g., genetics, personality) and environmental (e.g., family, peers, school)

The Psychology of Criminal Conduct

The Psychology of Criminal Conduct
  • Author : D.A. Andrews,James Bonta
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 19 September 2014
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The Psychology of Criminal Conduct, Fifth Edition, discusses the psychology of criminal behavior, drawing upon general personality, as well as cognitive-behavioral and cognitive social learning perspectives. The book consists of 15 chapters, which are organized into four sections. Part 1 provides an overview of theoretical context and major knowledge base of the psychology of criminal conduct. Part 2 discusses the eight major risk/need factors of criminal conduct. Part 3 examines the prediction and classification of criminal behavior, along with prevention and rehabilitation. Part 4

Genetics of Criminal and Antisocial Behaviour

Genetics of Criminal and Antisocial Behaviour
  • Author : Gregory R. Bock,Jamie A. Goode
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 30 April 2008
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This book offers a fresh perspective on the controversial topic of criminal and antisocial behavior. It synthesizes findings from behavioral and population genetics, evolutionary biology and criminology and presents the latest findings in twin studies, adoption cohort studies, molecular genetics and animal models for human aggression. Also included is a detailed analysis of the legal implications of genetics and crime research and strategies for rehabilitation.

The Psychology of Crime, Policing and Courts

The Psychology of Crime, Policing and Courts
  • Author : Andreas Kapardis,David P. Farrington
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 28 April 2016
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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 areas of criminological and legal psychology. The Psychology of Crime, Policing and Courts is divided into three parts. Part I explores crime and anti-social behaviour, including the concentration of offending within families, juvenile delinquency, adolescent bullying, cyberbullying,

Antisocial Behavior and Crime

Antisocial Behavior and Crime
  • Author : Thomas Bliesener,Andreas Beelmann,Mark Stemmler
  • Publisher : Hogrefe Publishing
  • Release : 30 January 2012
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Leading experts review the latest findings and recommendations concerning the roots and prevention of antisocial behavior and crime The developmental perspective is becoming increasingly significant in criminology and in research on antisocial and criminal behavior. Developmental criminology can explain the stability of antisocial behavior as well as how it emerges and disappears across the life span. This volume brings together many of the most renowned scientists in the field. Theyreport the latest findings, explain various phenomena and trajectories of antisocial

The Oxford Handbook of Gender, Sex, and Crime

The Oxford Handbook of Gender, Sex, and Crime
  • Author : Rosemary Gartner,Bill McCarthy
  • Publisher : Oxford Handbooks
  • Release : 23 July 2021
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The editors, Rosemary Gartner and Bill McCarthy, have assembled a diverse cast of criminologists, historians, legal scholars, psychologists, and sociologists from a number of countries to discuss key concepts and debates central to the field. The Handbook includes examinations of the historical and contemporary patterns of women's and men's involvement in crime; as well as biological, psychological, and social science perspectives on gender, sex, and criminal activity. Several essays discuss the ways in which sex and gender influence legal and

The Psychology of Criminal Conduct

The Psychology of Criminal Conduct
  • Author : James Bonta,D.A. Andrews
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release : 10 November 2016
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The Psychology of Criminal Conduct, Sixth Edition, provides a psychological and evidence-informed perspective of criminal behavior that sets it apart from many criminological and mental health explanations of criminal behavior. Drawing upon the General Personality and Cognitive Social Learning theory, James Bonta and Donald Andrews provide an overview of the theoretical context and major knowledge base of the psychology of criminal conduct, discuss the eight major risk/need factors of criminal conduct, examine the prediction and classification of criminal behavior

Experiments in Anti-Social Behaviour

Experiments in Anti-Social Behaviour
  • Author : David Canter
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 18 November 2020
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For a practical, hands-on approach to learning forensic psychology, Experiments in Anti-Social Behaviour: Ten Studies for Students presents a collection of unique projects for students that illustrate the many ways research into anti-social behaviour can be conducted whilst also highlighting social psychological aspects of criminality. Drawing on over half a century of supervising many hundreds of projects at high school, undergraduate, masters, and doctoral levels, David Canter provides well-grounded and detailed guidance for students on how to execute a range

Handbook of Crime Correlates

Handbook of Crime Correlates
  • Author : Lee Ellis,Kevin M. Beaver,John Wright
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 07 May 2009
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Over the past two centuries, many aspects of criminal behavior have been investigated. Finding this information and making sense of it all is difficult when many studies would appear to offer contradictory findings. The Handbook of Crime Correlates collects in one source the summary analysis of crime research worldwide. It provides over 400 tables that divide crime research into nine broad categories: Pervasiveness and intra-offending relationships Demographic factors Ecological and macroeconomic factors Family and peer factors Institutional factors Behavioral and personality

The Wiley International Handbook of Correctional Psychology

The Wiley International Handbook of Correctional Psychology
  • Author : Devon L. L. Polaschek,Andrew Day,Clive R. Hollin
  • Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell
  • Release : 13 May 2019
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A two-volume handbook that explores the theories and practice of correctional psychology With contributions from an international panel of experts in the field, The Wiley International Handbook of Correctional Psychology offers a comprehensive and up-to-date review of the most relevant topics concerning the practice of psychology in correctional systems. The contributors explore the theoretical, professional and practical issues that are pertinent to correctional psychologists and other professionals in relevant fields. The Handbook explores the foundations of correctional psychology and contains

Intergenerational Continuity of Criminal and Antisocial Behaviour

Intergenerational Continuity of Criminal and Antisocial Behaviour
  • Author : Veroni I. Eichelsheim,Steve G. A. van de Weijer
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 27 June 2018
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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 political views. There is growing evidence that some families – despite interventions by child protection services, judicial sanctions, and social mobility – are stuck in patterns of criminal behaviour, poverty, substance abuse, teenage parenthood, and other negative