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Serial crime [electronic resource] : theoretical and practical issues in behavioral profiling / Wayne Petherick, editor ; contributors, Wayne Petherick ... [et al.].

Publication:
Burlington, MA : Academic Press/Elsevier, [2005], c2006.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (281 p.)
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Subjects:
Criminal behavior, Prediction of.
Criminal investigation -- Psychological aspects.
Recidivism.
Serial murder investigation.
Stalking.
Serial rape investigation.
Arson investigation.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Serial Crime: Theoretical and Practical Issues in Behavioral Profiling successfully connects concepts and creates links to criminal behavior across crimes -murder, sexual assault, and arson- something no other book available does. The connection of serial behavior to profiling, the most useful tool in discovering behavior patterns, is new to the body of literature available and serves to examine the ideal manner in which profiling can be used in conjunction with psychology to positively affect criminal investigations.* Provides a theoretical and practical foundation for unders
Contents:
Criminal profiling : a continuing history
The nature of induction and deduction in criminal profiling
Criminal profiling methods
The fallacy of accuracy in criminal profiling
Criminal profiling as expert evidence
Where to from here?
Criminal profilers and the media : profiling the Beltway snipers
Serial stalking : looking for love in all the wrong places?
Serial rape : an investigative approach
Serial murder : a biopsychosocial approach
Serial arson.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Petherick, Wayne.
ISBN:
1-280-75428-1
9786610754281
0-08-046854-3
OCLC:
476054930
Publisher Number:
9780120885121