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Author Ward, Tony, 1954 March 17-

Title Theories of sexual offending / by Tony Ward, Devon L.L. Polaschek, and Anthony R. Busch
Published Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, [2005]


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 MELB  616.8583 War/Tos  AVAILABLE
Description viii, 373 pages ; 25 cm
Series Wiley series in forensic clinical psychology
Wiley series in forensic clinical psychology.
Contents About the Authors; Series Editors' Preface; Acknowledgements; 1 Theory Construction, Development and Evaluation; 2 Finkelhor's Precondition Model; 3 Marshall and Barbaree's Integrated Theory; 4 Hall and Hirschman's Quadripartite Model; 5 Ward and Siegert's Pathways Model; 6 Malamuth's Confluence Model of Sexual Aggression; 7 Evolutionary Theory and Sexual Offending; 8 Theories of Cognitive Distortions; 9 Theories of Deficient Victim Empathy; 10 Theories of Deviant Sexual Preferences; 11 Feminist Theories of Child Sexual Abuse; 12 Theories of Intimacy Deficits; 13 Theories of Risk
Summary This comprehensive text provides an up-to-date review and critique of current theorising about sexual offending. It presents the key ideas underpinning each theory in a clear and accessible manner. Theories are rigorously tested and evaluated, and their merits are examined from both a research and a clinical point of view.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Sex offenders -- Psychology.
Sex offenders -- Mental health.
Sex offenders -- Rehabilitation.
Author Polaschek, Devon L. L.
Beech, Anthony R.
LC no. 2005010208
ISBN 0470094818