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The Resource Understanding violent criminals : insights from the front lines of law enforcement, David J. Thomas

Understanding violent criminals : insights from the front lines of law enforcement, David J. Thomas

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Understanding violent criminals : insights from the front lines of law enforcement
Title
Understanding violent criminals
Title remainder
insights from the front lines of law enforcement
Statement of responsibility
David J. Thomas
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"What causes people to commit violent crimes? The case studies in this book enable readers to evaluate the motivations behind crimes ranging from arson to rape to gang violence."--
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Provided by publisher
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DLC
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Thomas, David J.
Dewey number
364.3
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6080
LC item number
.T546 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Forensic psychology
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  • Criminal psychology
  • Violent crimes
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Criminology
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Freedom & Security / Law Enforcement
  • PSYCHOLOGY / Forensic Psychology
  • Criminal psychology
  • Violent crimes
Label
Understanding violent criminals : insights from the front lines of law enforcement, David J. Thomas
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Source of cataloging data: WCP
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Theories of crime : Causes of crime ; Criminology and sociology ; Psychology and biology ; Case studies -- Murder : Anger and fear ; Motives for homicide ; Family: the seed of future acts of violence ; Situational murder ; The psychology of homicide ; Homicide case studies: psychological comparisons -- Rape and sexual serial homicide : Societal perceptions of rape ; The etiology of rape ; Impact of child abuse and child sexual abuse ; The cycle of violent serial offending: thoughts, feelings, emotions, beliefs, and behaviors ; Models for rape and sexual serial homicide ; New paradigm ; Incidents of rape and sexual assault annually ; Victim-offender relationships ; Violence models ; Psychological underpinnings ; Classifications of rapists and sexual serial killers ; The role of fantasies in serial rape and serial murder ; Two case studies of serial offenders -- Crimes against children : Etiology of sexual offenses against children ; Typologies of child sexual predators ; Victimization of children ; Cyberspace ; Child sex offenders: techniques and characteristics ; Analysis of Frank Smith in case study 4.3 ; Analysis of James Nelson in case study 4.4 ; Comparing the suspects from case studies 4.3 and 4.4 -- Human trafficking : Transnational crime ; Human trafficking ; Psychology associated with sex crimes against children ; Sexual trafficking ; Sexual tourism -- Arson : Etiology of arsonists ; Classification systems of arsonists and multifire-setters ; Firefighters who are arsonists ; Two case studies: why arson? -- Gangs : What is a gang? ; Risk factors ; Organizational and leadership theories ; Rise of the gang culture in the United States ; Crack cocaine and gang violence ; Gang membership in the United States ; Gang typology ; Case studies -- Robbery : Etiology of robbery ; Motivations to commit robbery ; Typology of robbery ; Additional case studies -- Victimology : The law ; Police and the victim ; Typology of victims ; The psychological aftermath of victimization -- Conclusion : Overview of violent crime
Control code
ocn852220684
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 220 pages
Isbn
9781440829253
Isbn Type
(hbk)
Lccn
2014000300
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781440829253
  • (OCoLC)852220684
Label
Understanding violent criminals : insights from the front lines of law enforcement, David J. Thomas
Publication
Note
Source of cataloging data: WCP
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Theories of crime : Causes of crime ; Criminology and sociology ; Psychology and biology ; Case studies -- Murder : Anger and fear ; Motives for homicide ; Family: the seed of future acts of violence ; Situational murder ; The psychology of homicide ; Homicide case studies: psychological comparisons -- Rape and sexual serial homicide : Societal perceptions of rape ; The etiology of rape ; Impact of child abuse and child sexual abuse ; The cycle of violent serial offending: thoughts, feelings, emotions, beliefs, and behaviors ; Models for rape and sexual serial homicide ; New paradigm ; Incidents of rape and sexual assault annually ; Victim-offender relationships ; Violence models ; Psychological underpinnings ; Classifications of rapists and sexual serial killers ; The role of fantasies in serial rape and serial murder ; Two case studies of serial offenders -- Crimes against children : Etiology of sexual offenses against children ; Typologies of child sexual predators ; Victimization of children ; Cyberspace ; Child sex offenders: techniques and characteristics ; Analysis of Frank Smith in case study 4.3 ; Analysis of James Nelson in case study 4.4 ; Comparing the suspects from case studies 4.3 and 4.4 -- Human trafficking : Transnational crime ; Human trafficking ; Psychology associated with sex crimes against children ; Sexual trafficking ; Sexual tourism -- Arson : Etiology of arsonists ; Classification systems of arsonists and multifire-setters ; Firefighters who are arsonists ; Two case studies: why arson? -- Gangs : What is a gang? ; Risk factors ; Organizational and leadership theories ; Rise of the gang culture in the United States ; Crack cocaine and gang violence ; Gang membership in the United States ; Gang typology ; Case studies -- Robbery : Etiology of robbery ; Motivations to commit robbery ; Typology of robbery ; Additional case studies -- Victimology : The law ; Police and the victim ; Typology of victims ; The psychological aftermath of victimization -- Conclusion : Overview of violent crime
Control code
ocn852220684
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 220 pages
Isbn
9781440829253
Isbn Type
(hbk)
Lccn
2014000300
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781440829253
  • (OCoLC)852220684

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