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Different Crimes, Different Criminals

Understanding, Treating and Preventing Criminal Behavior

This book focuses on the importance of incorporating both sociological and psychological viewpoints in the understanding of criminal behavior. It identifies and explains emerging criminal offenders within the criminal justice system, examining the individual differences that make different types of offenders unique.

Paperback, 350 Pages

Published: October 2006

Imprint: Anderson Publishing

ISBN: 978-1-59345-334-3

Contents

  • 1. Understanding Criminals and Crime: Theory and Research

    Section I: Relational Crime

    2. Infanticide

    3. Domestic Battery

    4. Stalking

    SectionII: Sex Crimes

    5. Child Molestation

    6. Rape

    Section III: Youth Crime

    7. Violent Juvenile Offenders

    8. Juvenile Drug Offenders

    9. Gangs

    Section IV: Complex Motivations

    10. Serial Murder

    11. Arson

    Section V: Special Offender Population

    12. Violent Offenders with Schizophrenia

    13. White-Collar Crime

    Section VI: Conclusion

    14. Final Thoughts: What Have We Learned and Where Are We Going?

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