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Understanding criminal behaviour : psychosocial perspectives on criminality and violence / David W. Jones.

Author/Creator:
Jones, David W. (David Wyn), 1964- author.
Edition:
Second edition.
Publication:
Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2020. , ©2020
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 324 pages ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Criminal behavior.
Crime -- Sociological aspects.
Crime -- Sociological aspects.
Criminal behavior.
Summary:
"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"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
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.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Other format:
Online version: Jones, David W. (David Wyn), 1964- author. Understanding criminal behaviour
ISBN:
9781138222878
1138222879
9781138222885
1138222887
OCLC:
1098227170
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