Criminal Behavior: A Psychosocial Approach
Explores the psychological factors - dispositional and environmental - affecting criminal behaviour. Using a cognitive-behavioural and interactionist approach, the text integrates international theory and research, and moves towards empirical research on specific criminal offence.
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