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Offender profiling : theory, research and practice

Author: Janet L Jackson; Debra Anne Bekerian; Debra A Bekerian
Publisher: Chichester, UK ; New York : Wiley, ©1997.
Series: Wiley series in psychology of crime, policing, and law.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book is a substantial, unique and critical account of the scope and practice of offender profiling, and its limitations. Professionals worldwide, from psychiatry, psychology, criminology and policing, have contributed accounts of their experience and knowledge across a range of approaches to offender profiling. Some use a clinical approach, based on the application of established theories of personality and  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Offender profiling.
Chichester, UK ; New York : Wiley, ©1997
(OCoLC)605193633
Online version:
Offender profiling.
Chichester, UK ; New York : Wiley, ©1997
(OCoLC)605912462
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Janet L Jackson; Debra Anne Bekerian; Debra A Bekerian
ISBN: 0471975648 9780471975649 0471975656 9780471975656
OCLC Number: 36949705
Notes: University of KwaZulu-Natal Library notes:
SA.
2 10
Description: xiv, 239 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Does offender profiling have a role to play? / J.L. Jackson & D.A. Bekerian --
Developmental and clinical issues in relation to offending in the individual / R. Badcock --
The contribution of personality theories to psychological profiling / J.C.W. Boon --
The role of the expert in criminal investigation / G.H. Gudjonsson & G. Copson --
Standard investigatory tools and offender profiling / J.A. Stevens --
What help do the police need with their enquiries? / D. Oldfield --
A research approach to offender profiling / J.L. Jackson, P. van den Eshof & E.E. de Kleuver --
Predicting offender profiles from victim and witness descriptions / D.P. Farrington & S. Lambert --
Geographic profiling / D.K. Rossmo --
Towards a practical application of offender profiling : the RNC's criminal suspect prioritization system / J.C. House --
Specific profile analysis : a data-based approach to offender profiling / A. Davies --
Critical issues in offender profiling / D.A. Bekerian & J.L. Jackson.
Series Title: Wiley series in psychology of crime, policing, and law.
Responsibility: edited by Janet L. Jackson, Debra A. Bekerian.
Local System Bib Number:
u492343
(Sirsi) i9780471975656
(Sirsi) 492343

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This book places offender profiling within a more realistic, balanced context. Initial chapters introduce a theoretical, empirical basis for the approach, and are followed by chapters illustrating  Read more...
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