Serial Offenders / Edition 1

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Although serial offenders have been a recognized problem in society fo r centuries, only recently have the complexities of these individuals come to light. Serial Offenders: Current Thought, Recent Findings pres ents current and inclusive information on serial offending in a clear and straightforward manner. Citing numerous case examples, this book will provide forensic psychologists and psychologists, as well as crim inologists, social workers and corrections officials with relevant and informative data. Author Louis B. Schlesinger presents current think ing on serial offenders in the first of three parts contained in the t ext. In Part I, he covers serial homicide, child molestation, rape, ar son, and the nonviolent serial offender, while offering new informatio n and perspectives on these traditional problems.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780849322365
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 7/1/2000
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 368
  • Sales rank: 1,181,535
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.81 (d)

Table of Contents

CURRENT THOUGHT ON SERIAL OFFENDERS. Serial Homicide: Sadism, Fantasy and a Compulsion to Kill, Louis B. Schlesinger. Child Sexual Abusers: A Review and Update, Sharon K. Araji. Serial Rape: An Evolutionary Perspective, Craig T. Palmer. Serial Arson: Repetitive Firesetting and Pyromania, Mary Mavromatis. The Nonviolent Serial Offender: Exhibitionism, Frotteurism, and Telephone Scatologia, Richard B. Krueger and Meg S. Kaplan. RECENT CLINICAL AND RESEARCH FINDINGS. Investigation of the Serial Offender, Robert D. Keppel. The Predator's Brain: Neuropsychodynamics of Serial Killing, Laurence Miller. Serial Stalkers: Recent Clinical Findings, Robert Lloyd-Goldstein. Serial Burglary: A Spectrum of Behaviors, Motives and Dynamics, Louis B. Schlesinger. Men Who Sexually Harass Women, John B. Pryor and Andrea B. Meyers. UNUSUAL SYNDROMES AND SPECIAL POPULATIONS. Infantophiles, David M. Greenburg, Philip Firestone, John M. Bradford and Ian Broom. Cleric Serial Offenders: Clinical Characteristics and Treatment Approaches, Thomas W, Haywood and Jack Green. Female Serial Offenders, A.J. Cooper. Serial Offending by Children and Adoloescents, Wade C. Myers and Marian J. Borg. Survivors, Families and Co-victims of Serial Offenders, Laurence Miller and Louis B. Schlesinger

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