Different Crimes, Different Criminals

1st Edition

Understanding, Treating and Preventing Criminal Behavior

Authors:

  • Doris MacKenzie
  • Lauren O'Neill
  • Wendy Povitsky
  • Summer Acevedo
  • Description

    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.

    Key Features

    • Text supported with charts, tables and boxed inserts.

    Table of 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?

    Details

    No. of pages:
    350
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2006
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Anderson
    Print ISBN:
    9781593453343
    Electronic ISBN:
    9781437755428