Inside the Criminal Mind: Revised and Updated Edition

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Crown/Archetype, Jan 11, 2012 - Social Science - 203 pages
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Long-held myths defining the sources of and cures for crime are shattered in this ground-breaking book--and a chilling profile of today's criminal emerges.
 

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As a reader of crime fiction and mysteries, and with a fondness for anti-heroes and antagonists rendered with accurate realism, Inside the Criminal Mind by Stanton E. Samenow has strong appeal. I didn ... Read full review

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Deciding my feelings about this book was such a mental struggle. I was tempted to give it 2 stars because I think the way the author writes makes him sound so self-righteous, and combined with the way ... Read full review

Contents

THE BASIC MYTHS ABOUT CRIMINALS I
1
PARENTS DONT TURN CHILDREN INTO CRIMINALS
16
PEER PRESSURE2 NO EXCUSE FOR CRIME
40
WORK AND THE CRIMINAL
70
PEOPLE AS PAWNS
83
ULTIMATE CONTROL
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NOTES
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INDEX
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Copyright

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STANTON E. SAMENOW, Ph.D., a clinical psychologist, has spent thirty-four years as a researcher, clinician, consultant, and expert witness specializing in criminal behavior. He has also served as an independent evaluator in adversarial child custody disputes for the past twenty years and has been appointed to three presidential task forces on law enforcement, victims' rights, and a drug-free America. In October 2003, he was appointed an expert witness for the prosecution in the trial against accused "Washington Sniper" Lee Boyd Malvo, aka John Lee Malvo. Dr. Samenow lives in Virginia.

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