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Crime in a Psychological Context

1st Edition

From Career Criminals to Criminal Careers

Glenn D. Walters
eISBN-13: 9781483342467

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This engaging book presents a contextual psychological interpretation of crime. It covers essential topics including psychopathy, antisocial personality disorder, and criminal lifestyle. The author′s compelling analysis explains criminal behavior, by showing how the criminal lifestyle is capable of integrating two seemingly incompatible crime paradigms: the career criminal paradigm and the criminal career paradigm. Starting with a context for criminality, and then moving from particular conceptions of crime to more evidence-based theories, this volume challenges students to think in a different way about crime and criminal behavior.

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ISBNs 9781483342467, 9781412996082, 9781412996082, 9781412996082, 9781483302065, 1483342468
Language English
Number of Pages 288
Edition 1st