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Author Durrant, Russil.

Title An introduction to criminal psychology / Russil Durrant
Published London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 388 pages)
Contents Understanding criminal behaviour: an overview -- Juvenile delinquency and developmental theories of crime -- Mental disorder and crime -- Aggression and violence -- Violent offending -- Collective violence -- Sexual offending -- Drugs and crime -- Punishment -- Prevention, rehabilitation, and restorative justice
Summary Crime is a topic that is of considerable interest to policy-makers, politicians andthe public alike. We want to know what factors can explain the nature andprevalence of crime in society and use this knowledge to better develop approaches for managing criminal behaviour. This book provides a comprehensive overview of approaches to understanding crime and criminal behaviour, with a focus on psychological perspectives. A wide range of different types of criminal behaviour are considered, including juvenile crime, violent offending, sexual offending, collective violence and drug
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Criminal psychology.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203101278 (ebook)
9780203101278 (ebook)