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Criminal behavior : a psychological approach

Author: Curt R Bartol; Anne M Bartol
Publisher: Boston : Pearson, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Eleventh editionView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive psychological approach to criminal and antisocial behavior.Building on a tradition of excellence, Criminal Behavior: A Psychological Approachis accurate, well-researched, contemporary, and comprehensive. It offers a detailed look at crime, what may lead to it, and how criminal behavior may be prevented — all from a psychological perspective. With a focus on serious crimes, particularly those  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Curt R Bartol; Anne M Bartol
ISBN: 9780134163741 0134163745 1292157712 9781292157719
OCLC Number: 927166077
Description: xxi, 644 pages ; 28 cm
Contents: Introduction to criminal behavior --
Origins of criminal behavior: Developmental risk factors --
Origins of criminal behavior : biological factors --
Origins of criminal behavior: learning and situational factors --
Human aggression and violence --
Juvenile delinquency --
Psychopathy --
Crime and mental disorders --
Homicide, assault and intimate partner and family violence --
Multiple murder, school and workplace violence --
Psychology of modern terrorism --
Sexual assault --
Sexual abuse of children and youth --
Burglary, home invasions, thefts, and white-collar offenses --
Violent economic crime, cybercrime, and crimes of intimidation --
Substance abuse and crime.
Responsibility: Curt R. Bartol, PhD, Anne M. Bartol, PhD.

Abstract:

A comprehensive psychological approach to criminal and antisocial behavior.Building on a tradition of excellence, Criminal Behavior: A Psychological Approachis accurate, well-researched, contemporary, and comprehensive. It offers a detailed look at crime, what may lead to it, and how criminal behavior may be prevented — all from a psychological perspective. With a focus on serious crimes, particularly those involving violence, this text offers an all-inclusive look at a very complex field through effective and engaging material that has been classroom-tested for more than thirty years.
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