Inside the Criminal Mind: Revised and Updated Edition

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Crown/Archetype, Jan 11, 2012 - Social Science - 288 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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Fantastic and informative read. Insightful. Criminals Will Hate This Book. I received this book in exchange for an honest review from Blogging for Books and I wasn't disappointed. First off, I ... Read full review

Inside the Criminal Mind : Revised and Updated Edition

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This revised edition of a 1984 study is long on assertion and short on evidence. Dr. Samenow, a clinical psychologist, is legitimately disdainful of explanations of criminal behavior that blame ... 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
101
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130
10
145
12
169
13
183
14
192
15
208
16
236
NOTES
243
INDEX
255
Copyright

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About the author (2012)

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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