Description: This four-volume set of definitive publications in the area of criminalpsychology provides a gateway to theory, research and practice, and is designedto be a vital research tool for students, researchers and practitionersworldwide. The volumes present a selection of important publications with anemphasis on seminal works from many different countries, reflecting theincreasingly global reach of the topic. Each volume includes an introduction bythe editor, to contextualize the historical, theoretical and empiricalsignificance of the articles contained therein.
Contents: VOLUME ONE: PSYCHOLOGICAL CAUSES OF CRIMEPart One: Pathways to Criminality Narcotic Addiction and Crime - WilliamMcGlothlin, M. Douglas Anglin and Bruce Wilson No Sense of an Ending:Researching the Experience of Imprisonment and Release among RepublicanEx-Prisoners - Adrian Grounds and Ruth Jamieson Rates of Mental Disorder inPeople Convicted of Homicide: National Clinical Survey - Jenny Shaw et al. ThePrediction of Criminal and Violent Recidivism among Mentally DisorderedOffenders: A Meta-Analysis - James Bonta, Moira Law and Karl Hanson Ramos Blowsto the Head during Development Can Predispose to Violent Criminal Behaviour:Rehabilitation of Consequences of Head Injury Is a Measure for Crime Prevention- José Léon-Carrión and Francisco Javier Chacartegui Minor Physical Anomaliesand Family Adversity as Risk Factors for Violent Delinquency in Adolescence -Louise Arseneault et al. The Development of Delinquent Behaviour - FriedrichLösel Male Sexual Proprietariness and Violence against Women - Margo Wilson andMartin Daly Testing Hypotheses Regarding Rape: Exposure to Sexual Violence, SexDifferences, and the ?Normality?? of Rapists - Neil Malamuth, Scott Haber andSeymour Feshbach Family Processes and Adolescent Problem Behavior: IntegratingRelationship Narratives into Understanding Development and Change - BernadetteMarie Bullock and Thomas Dishion Longitudinal Family and Peer Group Effects onViolence and Nonviolent Delinquency - David Henry, Patrick Tolan and DeborahGorman-Smith Between the Heat of Passion and Cold Blood: Battered Woman'sSyndrome as an Excuse for Self-Defense in Non-Confrontational Homicides - JohnRobertsPart Two: Personality and Crime Personality Theory and the Problem ofCriminality - Hans Eysenck Relationships between Central and Autonomic Measuresof Arousal at Age 15 Years and Criminality at Age 24 Years - Adrian Raine, PeterVenables and Mark Williams Understanding the Personality Disorder and AggressionRelationship: An Investigation Using Contemporary Aggression Theory - F. Gilbertet al. Delinquent Behavior and the Five-Factor Model: Hiding in the AdaptiveLandscape - Richard Wiebe Personality Correlates of Offence Style - Donna YoungsPsychopathy as a Risk Factor for Violence - Robert Hare Refining the Constructof Psychopathy: Towards a Hierarchical Model - David Cooke and Christine MichieSerious Delinquent Behavior, Sensation Seeking, and Electrodermal Arousal - LisaGatzke-Kopp et el.VOLUME TWO: CRIMINALS' CHARACTERISTICSPart One: Criminal Lives Criminal Career Research in the United Kingdom - DavidFarrington What Has Been Learned from Self-Reports about Criminal Careers andthe Causes of Offending? - David Farrington Narratives of Criminal Action andForensic Psychology - David Canter and Donna Youngs Offender's Crime Narrativesas Revealed by the Narrative Roles Questionnaire - Donna Youngs and David CanterTerrorists' Personal Constructs and Their R