A Psychologist's Casebook of Crime: from Arson to Voyeurism

A Psychologist's Casebook of Crime: from Arson to Voyeurism

By: Belinda Winder (editor), Philip Banyard (editor)Hardback

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From burglary to stalking, A Psychologist's Casebook of Crime is the indispensable book for forensic psychology students. It tackles a wide range of offences such as arson, domestic violence, terrorism and murder, and its A to Z format provides all of the important information in a readily accessible way. Its chapter structure allows you to compare different crimes according to facts, figures and typical offender profiles, while providing fascinating case studies and a psychological perspective specific to each crime. With contributions from authors who are experts in their field, this innovative text provides an up-to-date review of how forensic psychologists think about and deal with a variety of crimes. This accessible student-friendly book is the perfect accompaniment for anyone wishing to learn more about forensic psychology.

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Belinda Winder is Reader in Forensic Psychology and Programme Leader for the MSc in Forensic Psychology at Nottingham Trent University, UK. She works closely with HMP Whatton and HMP Nottingham on a programme of collaborative forensic research. Philip Banyard is Reader in Psychology at Nottingham Trent University, UK. He has written numerous articles for teachers and students of psychology, and teaches on Introductory Psychology and Applied Psychology modules.


Prologue; G.Milano Introduction; B.Winder and P.Banyard Arson; A.Daykin and L.Hamilton Burglary; D.Putwain Domestic Violence; W.Morgan and E.Gilchrist Drug Offences; G.W.Smith and J.Clough Fraud; D.Rowson and B.Winder Gangs; E.Scowcroft, P.Banyard and B.Winder Internet Sex Offences; K.Sheldon Murder; D.Wilson Paedophilia and Sexual Child Contact Offences; B.Winder and K.Thorne Rape of Adults; N. Blagden, S.Pemberton and C.Breed Shoplifting and Kleptomania; A.McNally and L.Hamilton Stalking; M.Foellmi, J.Cahall and B.Rosenfeld Violent Crime: Robbery and Assault; M.Takarangi and H.D.Flowe Voyeurism, Exhibitionism and other Non-contact Sexual Offences; K.Hocken and K.Thorne Conclusion; B.Winder and P.Banyard

Product Details

  • publication date: 13/06/2012
  • ISBN13: 9780230242739
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 352
  • ID: 9780230242739
  • weight: 852
  • ISBN10: 0230242731

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