Understanding Criminal Behaviour: Psychosocial Approaches to Criminality

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This book presents an integration of psychological perspectives on criminal behavior with mainstream criminological concerns. As criminology developed through the 20th century, psychological perspectives became rather marginal. In part, this arose due to academic psychology's commitment to experimental methods which have not been easily applied to the real world of crime. Many criminologists' held an aversion towards psychological theories that seemed to pathologize offenders and did not explore the social and cultural ...

Understanding Criminal Behaviour: Psychosocial Approaches to Criminality 2011, Willan Publishing (UK)

ISBN-13: 9781843923039

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Understanding Criminal Behaviour: Psychosocial Approaches to Criminality 2008, Willan Publishing (UK)

ISBN-13: 9781843923046

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