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Learning From Strangers: The Art and Method of Qualitative Interview Studies
Learning From Strangers: The Art and Method of Qualitative Interview Studies
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ean: 9780684823126, isbn: 0684823128,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews
Learning From Strangers is the definitive work on qualitative research interviewing. It draws on Robert Weiss's thirty years of experience in interviewing and teaching others how to do it. The most effective interviews, says Weiss, rely on creating cooperation -- an open and trusting alliance between interviewer and respondent, dedicated to specific and honest accounts of both internal and external events. Against the eclectic background of his work in national sample surveys, studies based on


Profiling and Serial Crime: Theoretical and Practical Issues
Profiling and Serial Crime: Theoretical and Practical Issues
By Academic Press
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ean: 9781455731749, isbn: 1455731749,

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Profiling and Serial Crime examines the principles of behavioral profiling and then applies them to serial crime. This book is a completely revised and updated edition of an excellent text on behavioral profiling and serial crime. It provides a theoretical and practical foundation for understanding the motivation and dynamics in a range of serial offenses. Part I of the book deals with the history, crucial issues, methods, theory, and treatment in the mainstream media. Part II discusses serial


Shooting Incident Reconstruction
Shooting Incident Reconstruction
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ean: 9780123822413, isbn: 0123822416,

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Shooting Incident Reconstruction, Second Edition, offers a thorough explanation of matters from simple to complex to help the reader understand the factors surrounding ballistics, trajectory, and shooting scenes. Forensic scientists, law enforcement, and crime scene investigators are often tasked with reconstruction of events based on crime scene evidence, along with the subsequent analysis of that evidence. The use and misuse of firearms to perpetrate crimes from theft to murder necessitates


Handbook of Recidivism Risk / Needs Assessment Tools
Handbook of Recidivism Risk / Needs Assessment Tools
By Wiley-Blackwell
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ean: 9781119184294, isbn: 1119184290,

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Provides comprehensive coverage on recidivism risk/needs assessment toolsCorrectional and healthcare professionals around the world utilize structured instruments referred to as risk/needs assessment tools to predict the likelihood that an offender will recidivate. Such tools have been found to provide accurate and reliable evaluations and are widely used to assess, manage, and monitor offenders both institutionally as well as in the community. By identifying offenders in need of different


Evaluation for Personal Injury Claims (Best Practices for Forensic Mental Health Assessments)
Evaluation for Personal Injury Claims (Best Practices for Forensic Mental Health Assessments)
By Oxford University Press
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mpn: forms, ean: 9780195326079, isbn: 0195326075,

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Forensic mental health assessment (FMHA) has grown into a specialization informed by research and professional guidelines. This series presents up-to-date information on the most important and frequently conducted forms of FMHA. The 19 topical volumes address best approaches to practice for particular types of evaluation in the criminal, civil, and juvenile/family areas. Each volume contains a thorough discussion of the relevant legal and psychological concepts, followed by a step-by-step


Hemingway’s Brain
Hemingway’s Brain
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Hemingway's Brain is an innovative biography and the first forensic psychiatric examination of Nobel Prize-winning author Ernest Hemingway. After committing seventeen years to researching Hemingway's life and medical history, Andrew Farah, a forensic psychiatrist, has concluded that the writer's diagnoses were incorrect. Contrary to the commonly accepted diagnoses of bipolar disorder and alcoholism, Farah provides a comprehensive explanation of the medical conditions that led to Hemingway's


Evaluation for Child Custody (Best Practices for Forensic Mental Health Assessments)
Evaluation for Child Custody (Best Practices for Forensic Mental Health Assessments)
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mpn: forms, ean: 9780195329513, isbn: 0195329511,

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Forensic mental health assessment (FMHA) has grown into a specialization informed by research and professional guidelines. This series presents up-to-date information on the most important and frequently conducted forms of FMHA. The 19 topical volumes address best approaches to practice for particular types of evaluation in the criminal, civil, and juvenile/family areas. Each volume contains a thorough discussion of the relevant legal and psychological concepts, followed by a step-by-step


Reunification Family Therapy: A Treatment Manual
Reunification Family Therapy: A Treatment Manual
By Hogrefe Publishing
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ean: 9780889374911, isbn: 0889374910,

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A unique, succinct treatment manual based on evidence-based approaches to repairing parent child relationshipsChildhood problems are often related to and exacerbated by the disintegration of the family structure, whether through parental separation and divorce, military service, or incarceration. Reunification therapy is a therapeutic process incorporating different empirically based methods (CBT, humanistic, and systemic) to help repair relationships between parents and children and restore


The Development of Persistent Criminality
The Development of Persistent Criminality
By Oxford University Press
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mpn: 20 line illustrations, ean: 9780195310313, isbn: 0195310314,

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The Development of Persistent Criminality addresses one of the most pressing problems of modern criminology: Why do some individuals become chronic, persistent offenders? Because chronic offenders are responsible for the majority of serious crimes committed, understanding which individuals will become chronic offenders is an important step in helping us develop interventions. This volume bridges the gap between the criminological literature, which has recently focused on the existence of


John Wayne Gacy: Defending a Monster
John Wayne Gacy: Defending a Monster
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“Sam, could you do me a favor?” Thus begins a story that has now become part of America’s true crime hall of fame. It is a gory, grotesque tale befitting a Stephen King novel. It is also a David and Goliath saga—the story of a young lawyer fresh from the Public Defender’s Office whose first client in private practice turns out to be the worst serial killer in our nation’s history.Sam Amirante had just opened his first law practice when he got a phone call from his friend John Wayne


The Murder Room: The Heirs of Sherlock Holmes Gather to Solve the World's Most Perplexing Cold Ca ses
The Murder Room: The Heirs of Sherlock Holmes Gather to Solve the World's Most Perplexing Cold Ca ses
By Avery
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ean: 9781592406357, isbn: 1592406351,

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Thrilling, true crime tales from the Vidocq Society - a team of the world's finest forensic investigators whose monthly lunches lead to justice in ice-cold murders. Three of the greatest detectives in the world were heartsick over the growing tide of unsolved murders. Good friends and sometime rivals William Fleisher, Frank Bender, and Richard Walter decided one day over lunch that something had to be done, and pledged themselves to a grand quest for justice. The Murder Room draws the reader


Living on Death Row: The Psychology of Waiting to Die
Living on Death Row: The Psychology of Waiting to Die
By American Psychological Association
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ean: 9781433829000, isbn: 1433829002,

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Prisoners on death row spend 22 or more hours a day alone in cramped, barren cells. They have little to do except wait to die -- without knowing if it will happen in days or decades. This extreme isolation combined with the omnipresent fear of death takes a severe psychological toll that is unnecessary, inhumane, and -- in the eyes of many -- unconstitutional.   In this book Hans Toch, James Acker and Vincent Bonventre present wide-ranging scholarly perspectives from psychologists, legal


Broken Bones: Anthropological Analysis of Blunt Force Trauma
Broken Bones: Anthropological Analysis of Blunt Force Trauma
By Charles C Thomas Pub Ltd
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ean: 9780398087685, isbn: 0398087687,

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The editors, along with 15 outstanding contributors, comprehensively explore and provide an overview of the principles behind the interpretation of skeletal blunt force trauma. This expanded second edition provides a discussion on how to train for a career in forensic anthropology and offers guidance on how to complete a thorough trauma analysis. It also provides the labels given to different kinds of fractures and the biomechanical forces required to cause bone to fail and fracture. The text


Forensic Psychological Assessment in Immigration Court: A Guidebook for Evidence-Based and Ethical Practice
Forensic Psychological Assessment in Immigration Court: A Guidebook for Evidence-Based and Ethical Practice
By Routledge
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ean: 9781138657731, isbn: 1138657735,

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Forensic Psychological Assessment in Immigration Court is an essential specialized guide for psychologists and clinicians who work with immigrants. Immigration evaluations differ in many ways from other types of forensic assessments because of the psycholegal issues that extend beyond the individual, including family dynamics, social context, and cross-cultural concerns. Immigrants are often victims of trauma and require specialized expertise to elicit the information needed for assessment.


Overcoming Parent-Child Contact Problems: Family-Based Interventions for Resistance, Rejection, and Alienation
Overcoming Parent-Child Contact Problems: Family-Based Interventions for Resistance, Rejection, and Alienation
By Oxford University Press
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ean: 9780190235208, isbn: 0190235209,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 8 reviews
In recent years there has been heightened interest in the clinical and legal management of families in which children resist contact with one parent and become aligned with the other following divorce. Families affected by these dynamics require disproportionate resources and time from mental health and legal professionals, and cases require a specialized clinical approach. Traditional models of individual and family therapy are not designed to address these issues, and strategies and resources


Solitary: The Inside Story of Supermax Isolation and How We Can Abolish It
Solitary: The Inside Story of Supermax Isolation and How We Can Abolish It
By University of California Press
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ean: 9780520292239, isbn: 0520292235,

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“When I testify in court, I am often asked: ‘What is the damage of long-term solitary confinement?’ . . . Many prisoners emerge from prison after years in solitary with very serious psychiatric symptoms even though outwardly they may appear emotionally stable. The damage from isolation is dreadfully real.” —Terry Allen Kupers   Imagine spending nearly twenty-four hours a day alone, confined to an eight-by-ten-foot windowless cell. This is the reality of approximately one hundred


Forensic Psychology: A Very Short Introduction
Forensic Psychology: A Very Short Introduction
By imusti
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ean: 9780199550203, isbn: 0199550204,

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Lie detection, offender profiling, jury selection, insanity in the law, predicting the risk of re-offending , the minds of serial killers, and many other topics that fill news and fiction are all aspects of the rapidly developing area of scientific psychology broadly known as Forensic Psychology. This fascinating Very Short Introduction discusses all the aspects of psychology that are relevant to the legal and criminal process as a whole. It includes explanations of criminal behavior and


The Trigger: Narratives of the American Shooter
The Trigger: Narratives of the American Shooter
By Arcade Publishing
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ean: 9781628729191, isbn: 1628729198,

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Six moving profiles reveal the complex realities behind gun violence in the United States. These are the stories of the shooters.In South Carolina, a young man embarks on a life of crime that culminates in a drug-related shooting and decades in prison; in Chicago, an off-duty police officer engages in a shootout with a murderous gunman, saving a fellow patrolman; in rural Tennessee, a troubled teenager shoots her abusive father in his sleep. The Trigger recounts the dramatic life stories of six


The Jury Under Fire: Myth, Controversy, and Reform (American Psychology-Law Society Series)
The Jury Under Fire: Myth, Controversy, and Reform (American Psychology-Law Society Series)
By Oxford University Press
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ean: 9780190201340, isbn: 0190201347,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 47 reviews
Although the jury is often referred to as one of the bulwarks of the American justice system, it regularly comes under attack. Recent changes to trial procedures, such as reducing jury size, allowing non-unanimous verdicts, and rewriting jury instructions in plain English, were designed to promote greater efficiency and adherence to the law. Other changes, such as capping damages and replacing jurors with judges as arbiters in complex trials, seem designed to restrict the role of laypeople in


The Psychology of Interpersonal Violence
The Psychology of Interpersonal Violence
By Wiley-Blackwell
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ean: 9781118598504, isbn: 1118598504,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 54 reviews
The Psychology of Interpersonal Violence is a textbook which gives comprehensive coverage of interpersonal violence - exploring the various violent acts that occur between individuals in contemporary society.Examines in detail the controversial use of corporal punishmentExplores ways that psychology can add to our understanding of interpersonal violenceOffers directions for future research that can help to prevent or reduce incidents of interpersonal violence.



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