Violent Offenders Theory, Research, Policy, and Practice

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2017-04-21
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

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Table of Contents

PartI Theory and Research
Chapter1 The Importance of Violent Offenders to Criminology
Chapter2 The Overlap of Violent Offending and Violent Victimization: Assessing the Evidence and Explanations
Chapter3 Community Level Correlates of Crime
Chapter4 Where I'm From: Criminal Predators and Their Environments
Chapter5 Towards an Understanding of the Development of Chronic, Serious, and Violent Offending
Chapter6 Still Psychopathic After All These Years
Chapter7 The Behavioral Genetics of Predatory Criminal Behavior
Chapter8 Vigilance, Violence, and Murder in Mateships
Chapter9 Early Risk Factors for Homicide Offenders and Victims
Chapter10 Generality of Deviance and Predation: Crime-Switching and Specialization Patterns in Persistent Sexual Offenders
Chapter11 Comparing Women and Men Who Kill
Chapter12 Female Sexual Offending
Chapter13 Antisocial Trajectories of Sexual Aggressors of Women
Chapter14 The Heterogeneity of Predatory Behaviors in Sexual Homicide
Chapter15 Understanding Sexual Homicide Offending: Precrime Behavior and Decision-Making of Sexual Murderers
PartII Policy and Practice
Chapter16 Focused Deterrence Strategies and the Reduction Gang and Group-Involved Violence
Chapter17 Gang Involvement and Predatory Crime
Chapter18 Arrested Today, Out Tomorrow: Patrol Officers' Perceptions of a Broken Justice System
Chapter19 Serious and Violent Juvenile Offenders and Implications for Juvenile Justice Systems
Chapter20 Sex Offending: Empirical Evidence and Policy and Practice
Chapter21 Prosecuting Criminal Predators
Chapter22 Alternative Adjudication Methods for Offenders with Mental Health Problems
Chapter23 Violent Offenders: A Perspective on Dynamic Federal Supervision Practices
Chapter24 Criminal Predatory Behavior in the Federal Bureau of Prisons
Chapter25 Institutional Misconduct Among Capital Murderers
Chapter26 Civil Commitment Laws for Sexual Predators
Chapter27 Novel Techniques to Detect the Multiple-Event Murderer: An Exploration of a Researcher's Field Notes
Chapter28 Running to Stand Still? Reentry and Violent Offenders

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