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Offers a comprehensive coverage of psychological theories of crime and criminality. This book emphasises the connections among approaches, and to show how, taken together, they provide a more complete picture of crime and criminality than each provides individually.
Based on ethnographic research conducted in 'Starlets', a lap-dancing club in the North of England, this book delves into what is often seen as the 'deviant', and 'stigmatized' world of lap-dancing. As well as the relationships between dancers, it offers an insider's account of lap-dancing club culture.
Academics and researchers from the Nordic countries Sweden, Iceland, Norway, Finland have made a particularly strong contribution internationally to the disciplines of forensic and legal psychology. This book looks systematically at the central issues and concerns of their subject, and at both investigative psychology and psychology in court.
By Sally Cherry
Pro-social modelling refers to the process by which the worker acts as a good motivating role model in order to bring out the best in people. This edition provides an accessible guide to what pro-social practice is and how to do it, offering support and guidance for managers and practitioners...
An examination of the rave club drugs market as it took place in nightclubs, dance parties, pubs and bars and among friendship networks in London, in the mid to late 1990s. It focuses on the organisational features of drugs purchasing and selling and differentiates anonymous drugs trading in public nightclub...
Demonstrates the scope of forensic psychology and the techniques employed in key areas of research, policy and practice. This book addresses: investigation and prosecution, testimony and evidence, serious and persistent offending, treatment as intervention, intervention and prevention and punishment and corrections.
By Tony Ward
Describes, collates, and summarises a body of research, both theoretical and empirical, that explores the issue of treatment readiness in offender programming. This book unpacks a model of treatment readiness and how it has been operationalised, and discusses how the construct has been applied to the treatment of different offender...
Are we doing enough to protect vulnerable members of society? Are we doing enough to address the offending behavior of hate crime perpetrators? Are there better ways of understanding and responding to hate crime? This book addresses these issues. It offers ideas on hate crime scholarship and policy.
Explores the ways of the use and abuse of state power results in grave social harms that outweigh the consequences of ordinary street crime. This title covers topics such as the crimes of empire, illegal war, the bombing of civilians, state sanctioned torture, state sacrifice of human lives, and judicial...
The idea that lawyers can, and should, write in plain language is not new. There have always been plain language lawyers. There just aren't enough of them. Plain Language for Lawyers can help. It is a comprehensive, entertaining and enormously useful text, containing international references and practical advice.