Handbook of Psychological Approaches with Violent Offenders : Contemporary Strategies and Issues

The past quarter-century has witnessed a dramatic upsurge of violent crime. This is the first handbook to systematically and comprehensively examine current psychological approaches with violent criminal offenders. An internationally recognized group of contributors addresses such topics as the majo...

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Main Author: Hasselt, Vincent B.
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Hersen, Michel (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Boston, MA Springer US 1999, 1999
Series:The Plenum Series in Crime and Justice
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:The past quarter-century has witnessed a dramatic upsurge of violent crime. This is the first handbook to systematically and comprehensively examine current psychological approaches with violent criminal offenders. An internationally recognized group of contributors addresses such topics as the major theoretical perspectives on violent crime, violence committed by children and youth, homicide, sexual deviance and assault, and family violence
Physical Description:XII, 528 p online resource
ISBN:9781461548454