SAGE's Cookie Policy
Close 

To enhance your experience on our site, SAGE stores cookies on your computer. By continuing you consent to receive cookies.

Learn More

Violent Crime

Clinical and Social Implications

Christopher J. Ferguson Texas A&M International University
© 2010   416 pages   SAGE Publications, Inc   
Instructors
Complimentary Review Copy
Individual Purchasers
Paperback ISBN: 9781412959933 $64.00
Hardcover ISBN: 9781412959926 $121.00
Offering a unique and interdisciplinary focus on the roots of violence, Violent Crime: Clinical and Social Implications explores cutting-edge research on the etiology, nature, assessment, and treatment of individuals who commit violent crimes. This edited volume covers the foundations of criminal behavior, offers a balanced discussion of both environmental and biological research, and includes articles written by top researchers and scholars in the field. In Part I, Violent Crime examines the origins of violence, including family and other social factors, media violence, genetics, biochemistry, and head injuries. Part II delves into research on specific subgroups of offenders, including sex offenders, domestic violence perpetrators, murderers, and serial murderers. Part III focuses on issues related to victimology, prevention, and the treatment of violent offenders.

Key Features
  • Draws from a wide range of disciplines, including criminology, sociology, biology, medical science, genetics, clinical psychology, and psychiatry
  • Introduces students to cutting-edge research on genetic, biochemical, and traumatic brain injury-related causes and correlates of violent crime
  • Presents a systematic introduction to the current state of the field (and its likely future) through articles from leading researchers in the various subfields of violent crime
  • Includes case studies with salient, fascinating examples of actual crimes and criminals to help students understand key points
  • Offers an international focus, with authors from Canada, England, Greece, and Spain, as well as from the United States
  • Provides end-of-chapter learning aids, including summaries, discussion questions, Internet resources, and suggestions for further reading

A must-read for any student of criminological research, Violent Crime: Clinical and Social Implications can be used as a core or supplementary text in undergraduate and graduate courses on Violent Crime, Interpersonal Violence, and Social Deviance.

Violent Crime

Clinical and Social Implications

Christopher J. Ferguson Texas A&M International University
© 2010   416 pages   SAGE Publications, Inc  

Available Formats

ISBN:   9781412959933 Paperback Suggested Retail Price:   $64.00 Bookstore Price:   $51.20
ISBN:   9781412959926 Hardcover Suggested Retail Price:   $121.00 Bookstore Price:   $96.80

About This Title

Offering a unique and interdisciplinary focus on the roots of violence, Violent Crime: Clinical and Social Implications explores cutting-edge research on the etiology, nature, assessment, and treatment of individuals who commit violent crimes. This edited volume covers the foundations of criminal behavior, offers a balanced discussion of both environmental and biological research, and includes articles written by top researchers and scholars in the field. In Part I, Violent Crime examines the origins of violence, including family and other social factors, media violence, genetics, biochemistry, and head injuries. Part II delves into research on specific subgroups of offenders, including sex offenders, domestic violence perpetrators, murderers, and serial murderers. Part III focuses on issues related to victimology, prevention, and the treatment of violent offenders.

Key Features
  • Draws from a wide range of disciplines, including criminology, sociology, biology, medical science, genetics, clinical psychology, and psychiatry
  • Introduces students to cutting-edge research on genetic, biochemical, and traumatic brain injury-related causes and correlates of violent crime
  • Presents a systematic introduction to the current state of the field (and its likely future) through articles from leading researchers in the various subfields of violent crime
  • Includes case studies with salient, fascinating examples of actual crimes and criminals to help students understand key points
  • Offers an international focus, with authors from Canada, England, Greece, and Spain, as well as from the United States
  • Provides end-of-chapter learning aids, including summaries, discussion questions, Internet resources, and suggestions for further reading

A must-read for any student of criminological research, Violent Crime: Clinical and Social Implications can be used as a core or supplementary text in undergraduate and graduate courses on Violent Crime, Interpersonal Violence, and Social Deviance.

Should you need additional information or have questions regarding the HEOA information provided for this title, including what is new to this edition, please email sageheoa@sagepub.com. Please include your name, contact information, and the name of the title for which you would like more information. For information on the HEOA, please go to http://ed.gov/policy/highered/leg/hea08/index.html.

We hope you'll consider this SAGE text. Email us at info@sagepub.com, or click here to find your SAGE rep.

SAGE
2455 Teller Road
Thousand Oaks, CA 91320
www.sagepub.com

Product Type

All