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Understanding criminal behaviour: psychosocial perspectives on criminality and violence

The need for a psychosocial criminology -- Mental disorder: madness, personality disorder and criminal responsibility -- The contribution of criminal career research -- Familial and parental influences -- Youth crime -- Gender and crime -- Understanding violence: learning from studies of homicide --...

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Main Author: Jones, David W.
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: London New York Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group 2020
Edition:Second edition
Online Access: Table of Contents
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Summary:The need for a psychosocial criminology -- Mental disorder: madness, personality disorder and criminal responsibility -- The contribution of criminal career research -- Familial and parental influences -- Youth crime -- Gender and crime -- Understanding violence: learning from studies of homicide -- Intimate violence and sex crime -- Public violence and crimes of terror -- "Race" and crime -- Conclusion.
"This book offers a concise and accessible introduction to criminal behaviour, examining and integrating perspectives from criminology and psychology. It explores a range of 'psychosocial' approaches that seek to understand the emotions that surround criminal behaviour, allowing for an exploration of individual differences and social and culture issues which help to bridge the gap between disciplinary approaches"--
Item Description:Enthält Literaturangaben und Sachregister
Physical Description:xiii, 324 Seiten
ISBN:9781138222878
9781138222885