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    The Psychology of Criminal Conduct (Anderson Publishing) (Paperback) By (author) D. A. Andrews, By (author) James Bonta, By (author) Alexander M. Holsinger

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    DescriptionThis book provides step-by-step procedures to help police administrators execute their duties and fulfill their responsibilities more effectively, efficiently and productively. Divided into sections-behavioral aspects of police management, functional aspects of police management, and modern police management: major issues-it introduces the reader to a broad range of topics with which all police managers should be familiar.


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    Title
    The Psychology of Criminal Conduct
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) D. A. Andrews, By (author) James Bonta, By (author) Alexander M. Holsinger
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 700
    Width: 180 mm
    Height: 254 mm
    Thickness: 33 mm
    Weight: 1,043 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781422463291
    ISBN 10: 142246329X
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: JMK
    BIC E4L: CRI
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.1T
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: JKV
    Ingram Subject Code: PS
    B&T General Subject: 650
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17440
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    BISAC V2.8: POL014000, SOC004000, PSY014000
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 364.3
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: HV6080 .A667 2010
    Thema V1.0: JKV, JMK
    Edition
    5, Revised
    Edition statement
    5th Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Inc
    Imprint name
    Anderson Publishing
    Publication date
    26 May 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Cincinnati
    Review quote
    Comprehensive, rigorous, scholarly, evidence-driven, balanced, and incisive, this authoritative work sets the standard for correctional and criminal justice psychology course texts, and is applicable to a wide range of disciplines including psychology, psychiatry, criminology, sociology, law, forensic nursing, and related fields. Not only would the book be particularly useful as a textbook for graduate or senior undergraduate courses in criminal justice, forensic, or correctional psychology, it is a valuable and trustworthy resource for professionals in the field. In October 2010, the field of correctional and criminal justice psychology lost a giant with the sad passing of Dr. Donald Andrews, although a generous portion of his life work is captured, and his legacy continues to live on, within the pages of this book.~ MARK E. OLVER, British Journal of Psychology (2011), 102, 684-694 "With each new edition, Andrews and Bonta have striven to add to their knowledge base, incorporate new studies, and improve the readability of their work. Comprehensive, rigorous, scholarly, evidence-driven, balanced, and incisive, this authoritative work sets the standard for correctional and criminal justice psychology course."-- British Journal of Psychology (2011), 102, 684-694
    Table of contents
    Part 1: The Theoretical Context and Knowledge Base to the Psychology of Criminal Conduct 1. An Overview of the Psychology of Criminal Conduct 2. The Empirical Base of PCC and the RNR Model of Assessment and Crime Prevention Through Human Services 3. Understanding Through Theory: Psychopathological, Psychodynamic, Social Location, and Differential Association Perspectives 4. A General Personality and Cognitive Social Learning Approach: The Personal, Interpersonal, and Community-Reinforcement (PIC-R) Perspective Part 2: The Major Risk/Need Factors of Criminal Conduct 5. Biological, Personal, and Social Origins of the Major Risk/NeedFactors and Personal Strengths 6. Antisocial Personality Pattern 7. The Role of Antisocial Associates and Attitudesin Criminal Conduct 8. The Person in Social Context: Family, School, Work, Leisure/Recreation, Marital Attachments, and Neighborhood 9. Substance Abuse Part 3: Applications 10. Prediction of Criminal Behavior and Classifi cation of Offenders 11. Prevention and Rehabilitation 12. Creating and Maintaining RNR Adherence: A Real-World Challenge 13. Getting Mean, Getting Even, Getting Justice: Punishment and a Search for Alternatives 14. Criminal Subtypes: From the Common to the Exceptional Part 4: Summary and Conclusions 15. A General Personality and Social Psychology of Criminal Conduct: Summary and Conclusions