Criminal Behavior: A Psychosocial Approach: International Edition: A Pyschosocial Approach

3.91 avg rating
( 150 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780132344159: Criminal Behavior: A Psychosocial Approach: International Edition: A Pyschosocial Approach

This text approaches the understanding of delinquent and criminal behavior from a developmental, coginitive-behavioral, and psychological perspective.  Viewing the juvenile and adult offender as being embedded and continually influenced by multiple systems, the book examines the risk and protective factors that are believed to influence the developmental pathways on the road to delinquency and crime.  The 8th edition continues to be heavily researched in a style that allows the student to follow the flow of the research literature.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Curt R. Bartol has been a college professor for more than 30 years, teaching a wide variety of both undergraduate and graduate courses, including biopsychology, criminal behavior, juvenile delinquency, introduction to forensic psychology, social psychology, and psychology and law. He earned his PhD in Personality/Social Psychology from Northern Illinois University in 1972. He was instrumental in creating and launching Castleton State College's graduate program in Forensic Psychology and served as its Director for 6 years. As a licensed clinical psychologist, he has been a consulting police psychologist to local, municipal, state, and federal law enforcement agencies for nearly 25 years. He is also the Editor of Criminal Justice and Behavior, the international journal of the American Association for Correctional Psychologists.

In addition to Introduction to Forensic Psychology, he has written Criminal Behavior: A Psychosocial Approach, now in its sixth edition, and coauthored, with Anne Bartol, Juvenile Delinquency: A Systems Approach, Delinquency and Justice: A Psychosocial Approach (2nd edition), and Psychology and Law: Theory, Research, and Application (3rd edition). He has published extensively in the field of forensic psychology.

 

Anne M. Bartol earned an MA and a PhD in Criminal Justice from State University of New York at Albany. She also holds an MA in journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has taught criminal justice, sociology, and journalism courses over a 20-year college teaching career, primarily at Castleton State College, and has worked as a journalist and a social worker in child and adolescent protective services. In addition to Introduction to Forensic Psychology, she coauthored, with Curt Bartol, Juvenile Delinquency: A Systems Approach, Delinquency and Justice: A Psychosocial Approach (2nd edition), and Psychology and Law: Theory, Research, and Application (3rd edition). She has served as book review editor of Criminal Justice and Behavior and has published articles on women and criminal justice, rural courts, and the history of forensic psychology.

From the Back Cover:

Criminal Behavior: A Psychosocial Approach, Seventh Edition presents a critical and interdisciplinary look at criminals and crime, challenging students to look beyond over-simplified or prejudicial conclusions about the "crime problem." The book considers the behavioral, emotional and cognitive aspects of criminals, looks at specific criminal offenses, and explores the causes, classification, prediction, intervention and treatment of criminal behavior.

NEW TO THE SEVENTH EDITION
  • Greatly expanded and reorganized coverage of criminal profiling
  • More information about careers in forensic psychology and correctional psychology
  • Updated chapters on the psychopath, juvenile delinquency, the mentally disordered offender, and correctional psychology
  • An updated chapter on drugs and crime that reflects the latest drug abuse research
  • Expanded coverage of: crime scene analysis, cyber crime, the effects of the mass media on aggression, crime & physical anomalies, gender differences in aggression, infanticide, and robbery
  • Numerous new tables, figures, charts, and other in-text learning aids

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Bartol, Curt R.
ISBN 10: 0132344157 ISBN 13: 9780132344159
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
BooksTree
(Halifax, NS, Canada)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. Brand new, Perfect condition, Satisfaction Guaranteed, 24x7 Customer Service-0790632201. book. Bookseller Inventory # newabe-3673

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
45.73
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.01
From Canada to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds
International Edition
International Edition

2.

Bartol, Curt R.; Bartol, Anne M.
Published by Pearson Education
ISBN 10: 0132344157 ISBN 13: 9780132344159
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
International Edition
Seller:
Easy Textbook
(Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Pearson Education. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0132344157 Brand new book. International Edition. Ship from multiple locations. 3-5 business days Express Delivery to USA/UK/Europe/Asia/Worldwide. Tracking number will be provided. Satisfaction guaranteed. Bookseller Inventory # SKU000408

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
46.63
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 8.68
From Malaysia to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Bartol, Curt R.
Published by Pearson -, -
ISBN 10: 0132344157 ISBN 13: 9780132344159
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Super Books Dealz
(Hammonds Plains, NS, Canada)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Pearson -, -. Book Condition: NEW. -- (illustrator). Original Books from across the World in Brand New Condition --------- It can be shipped from U.S, Canada, Germany & India/Overseas centre subject to availability.____9780132344159. book. Bookseller Inventory # RM-BS-2852n

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
59.55
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.01
From Canada to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds