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Criminal Recidivism

Author : Georgia Zara
ISBN : 9781136185120
Genre : Social Science
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Criminal Recidivism intends to fill a gap in the criminological psychology literature by examining the processes underlying persistent criminal careers. This book aims to investigate criminal recidivism, and why, how and for how long an individual continues to commit crimes, whilst also reviewing knowledge about risk assessment and the role of psychopathy (including neurocriminological factors) in encouraging recidivism. It also focuses on the recidivism of sex offenders and on what works in reducing reoffending. At an empirical level, this book attempts to explain criminal persistence and recidivism using longitudinal data from the Cambridge Study in Delinquent Development (CSDD). At a psycho-criminological level it joins together quantitative and qualitative analyses, making its content a practical guide to explain, predict, and intervene to reduce the risk of criminal recidivism. The authors present quantitative analyses of criminal careers, as well as qualitative life histories of chronic offenders, in order to bring home the reality and consequences of a life of crime. The book is aimed not only at advanced students and academics in psychology, criminology, probation studies, social sciences, psychiatry, sociology, political science, and penology, but also at decision makers, policy officials, and practitioners within the realm of crime intervention and prevention, and also at forensic experts, judges and lawyers.

Forensic Psychology

Author : Graham M. Davies
ISBN : 9781119106678
Genre : Psychology
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The Psychology Of Criminal Conduct

Author : James Bonta
ISBN : 9781317387411
Genre : Political Science
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The Psychology of Criminal Conduct, Sixth Edition, provides a psychological and evidence-informed perspective of criminal behavior that sets it apart from many criminological and mental health explanations of criminal behavior. Drawing upon the General Personality and Cognitive Social Learning theory, James Bonta and Donald Andrews provide an overview of the theoretical context and major knowledge base of the psychology of criminal conduct, discuss the eight major risk/need factors of criminal conduct, examine the prediction and classification of criminal behavior along with prevention and rehabilitation, and summarize the major issues in understanding criminal conduct. This book also offers the Risk/Need/Responsivity (RNR) model of offender assessment and treatment that has guided developments in the subject throughout the world. In this edition, the first since Andrews' death, Bonta carefully maintains the book's original contributions while presenting these core concepts succinctly, clearly, and elegantly. Appropriate for advanced undergraduates and graduate students as well as for scholars, researchers, and practitioners, The Psychology of Criminal Conduct, Sixth Edition, further extends and refines the authors' body of work.

Handbook On Risk And Need Assessment

Author : Faye S. Taxman
ISBN : 9781317402831
Genre : Social Science
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The Handbook on Risk and Need Assessment: Theory and Practice covers risk assessments for individuals being considered for parole or probation. Evidence-based approaches to such decisions help take the emotion and politics out of community corrections. As the United States begins to back away from ineffective, expensive policies of mass incarceration, this handbook will provide the resources needed to help ensure both public safety and the effective rehabilitation of offenders. The ASC Division on Corrections & Sentencing Handbook Series will publish volumes on topics ranging from violence risk assessment to specialty courts for drug users, veterans, or the mentally ill. Each thematic volume focuses on a single topical issue that intersects with corrections and sentencing research.

Violent Crime Violent Criminals

Author : Neil Alan Weiner
ISBN : UOM:49015000328782
Genre : Social Science
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This volume examines the leading issues on the correlates of violent behaviour and its measurement. It presents both summaries of existing work and reports of original research and brings the reader up to date on the status of research on such topics as measuring violent behaviour, individual criminal careers, gender, race and crime, and gang violence. Violent Crime, Violent Criminals represents the state of current knowledge in the study of violence.

Assessing Risk In The Mentally Disordered

Author : Conor Duggan
ISBN : UCSC:32106013621211
Genre : Mentally ill
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Harm In American Penology

Author : Todd R. Clear
ISBN : 0791421732
Genre : Social Science
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This book analyzes the sources and results of the fourfold increase in the U.S. correctional population since 1970.

Sociological Abstracts

Author : Leo P. Chall
ISBN : UOM:39015078349340
Genre : Sociology
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CSA Sociological Abstracts abstracts and indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. The database provides abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,800+ serials publications, and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations, and conference papers.

Evaluating Criminology And Criminal Justice

Author : Ellen G. Cohn
ISBN : 0313301530
Genre : Law
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This book utilizes citation analysis of recent articles and books to identify influential scholars, important works, and patterns of issues and trends in criminology and criminal justice research.

The Journal Of Correctional Work

Author : Lucknow (India). Jail Training School
ISBN : UCAL:$B597511
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