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The Fourth Edition of this best-selling text provides students with the most up-to-date information on the increasingly popular field of psychological profiling. Well-known authors Ronald M. Holmes and Stephen T. Holmes build upon their continued research and involvement in field investigation as a source of relevant and often high-profile case studies to illustrate theory and application of the methods discussed. The text is particularly readable and engaging, making frequent use of illustrative tables and figures and presenting occasional photos. New to the Fourth Edition Offers a new chapter on Lizzie Borden (Chapter 14), analyzing this historic murder case with fresh insight and a unique analysis while retaining the chapter on Jack the Ripper, a classic unresolved serial murderer Covers more recent events such as the killings at Northern Illinois University and Virginia Tech Provides a new section on Santeria and the occult to understand the dogma and icons of these teachings and investigates reasons behind crimes committed by some followers Offers guidance to students for online graduate programs, seminars, and degrees in criminal profiling Includes updated tables and crime statistics throughout the text Presents new photos to offer authentic representations of violent crimes and offendersIntended Audience This best-seller has long been a successful supplemental text for undergraduate criminology and criminal justice courses, including Criminal Investigation, Criminal Profiling, Violent Crimes, Criminal Behavior, Field Investigation, and Forensic Psychology.
Table of Contents
|Psychological Profiling: An Introduction|
|Inductive Versus Deductive Profiling|
|Goals in Profiling|
|Profiling: An Art, Not a Science|
|Profiling in Fantasy and Fact|
|Sherlock Holmes: The Master Detective|
|Will Graham and The Red Dragon|
|Clarice Starling and The Silence of the Lambs|
|Zoe Koehler: A Female Serial Murderess|
|Dr. Laszlo Kreizler: The Alienist and Angel of Darkness|
|Other Works of Fiction and Psychological Profiling|
|Profililng in Fact|
|Profile of a Rape Case|
|Case Profile: Mrs. Charlene L. Miller|
|The Rationale for Psychological Profiling|
|Personality and Crime|
|New Ways of Viewing the Personality|
|Assumptions of the Profiling Process|
|Criminal Theories and Psychological Profiling|
|Theories of Crime and Criminality|
|Inidividual Theories of Crime|
|Social/Ecological Theories of Crime|
|Combining the Disciplines|
|The Analysis of the Crime Scene|
|Beyond the Physical Evidence|
|Psychological Profiling Typology|
|Crime Scene Differences|
|Arson and Psychological Profiling|
|What Is Arson?|
|Statistics on Arson|
|A View of the Firesetter|
|Typologies of Firesetters|
|Organized Versus Disorganized Personality|
|Profiling Serial Murderers|
|Typology of Serial Murderers|
|Spatial Mobility of Serial Killers|
|Serial Murderers: General Characteristics|
|Profiling A Serial Murder Case|
|Psychological Profiling and Rape|
|Definitions of Rape|
|Statistics on Rape|
|Selected Characteristics of Rapists|
|Psychology and Rape|
|Typology of Rapists|
|Pedophilia and Psychological Profiling|
|Definition of Terms: Child Molester or Pedophile|
|Types of Pedophiles|
|Profiling Child Molester Types|
|Common Threads Among Child Molesters|
|What Is Autoerotic Sexual Behavior?|
|Traits and Characteristics fo Autoeroticism Practitioners|
|Autoerotic Scene Indicators|
|Profiling Satanic and Cult-Related Murders|
|Roots of Satanism|
|Satanism in the United States|
|The Satanic Bible|
|Types of Personal Involvement in Satanism|
|General Beliefs in Satansim|
|Crime Scene Elements|
|Santeria and Occult Crimes|
|Geography, Profiling and Predatory Criminals|
|The Elements of Geographic Profiling|
|The Nature of Geographic Profiling|
|Computerized Geographic Analysis|
|Jack the Ripper|
|Victim: Mary Ann "Polly" Nichols|
|Victim: Annie Chapman|
|Victim: Elizabeth Stride|
|Victim: Catharine Eddowes|
|Victim: Mary Kelly|
|Who Was Jack the Ripper?|
|Key People in the Lizzie Borden Case|
|The Crime Scene|
|The Victim in Criminal Profiling|
|Elements in the Victim Profiling Process|
|The Future of Criminal Profiling|
|Additional Uses for Profiling|
|Education and Training for Profiling|
|Online Graduate Programs, Seminars, and Degrees|
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