9780230242746

A Psychologist's Casebook of Crime From Arson to Voyeurism

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  • ISBN13:

    9780230242746

  • ISBN10:

    023024274X

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-07-17
  • Publisher: SPRINGER - VERLAG
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Summary

Examining psychological theories, typical offender profiles and definitions of 15 different crimes, this is an engaging, must-have textbook for forensic psychology students. Each chapter is written by specialists and begins with the essential facts and figures before exploring the nature of each crime from a psychological perspective in more detail.

Author Biography

Belinda Winder is Reader in Forensic Psychology and Programme Leader for the MSc Forensic Psychology at Nottingham Trent University, UK. She works closely with HMP Whatton and HMP Nottingham on a programme of collaborative forensic research. Philip Banyard is Reader in Psychology at Nottingham Trent University, UK. He teaches on introductory psychology and applied psychology modules and has written numerous articles for teachers and students of psychology.

Table of Contents

Prologue; G. Milano
Introduction; B. Winder and P. Banyard
Arson; A. Daykin and L. Hamilton
Burglary; D. Putwain
Domestic violence; W. Morgan and E. Gilchrist
Drug offences; G. W. Smith and J. Clough
Fraud; D. Rowson and B. Winder
Gangs; E. Scowcroft, P. Banyard and B. Winder
Internet sex offences; K. Sheldon
Murder; D. Wilson
Paedophilia and sexual child contact offences; B. Winder and K. Thorne
Rape of adults; N. Blagden, S. Pemberton and C. Breed
Shoplifting and Kleptomania; A. McNally and L. Hamilton
Stalking; M. Foellmi, J. Cahall and B. Rosenfeld
Violent crime: robbery and assault; M. Takarangi and H.D Flowe
Voyeurism, exhibitionism and other non-contact sexual offences; K. Hocken and K. Thorne
Conclusion; B. Winder and P. Banyard


  
 

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