Violent and Sexual Offenders: Assessment, Treatment and Management, 2nd Edition by Jane L. Ireland, Carol A. Ireland, Philip Birch
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Overview: Building on the success of the first edition and the growth of research in the field over the past decade, thisbook offers an authoritative overview of the assessment, treatment, and management of violent and sexual offenders. This new and expanded edition reflects the considerable developments in research and empirical data and captures the increasing breadth of risk assessment approaches, the wider range of empirically based therapies, and the more creative means of considering management.
The second edition captures key developments in this area, with new chapters drawing on a range of pressing contemporary issues, such as female offenders, Internet offenders, terrorists, young people involved in harmful sexual behaviour, and protective factors for aggression. There is also extended coverage of the management of offenders within secure settings and in the community, referring to a wider variety of approaches and the incorporation of technology.
This book will be of considerable interest to academics, practitioners, and students engaged with understanding and/or treating violence and aggression, sex crime, forensic psychology, and the assessment, treatment, and management of offenders.
Genre: Non-Fiction – Education –
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Violent Politics: A History of Insurgency, Terrorism, and Guerrilla War, from the American Revolution to Iraq by way of William R. Polk
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Overview: In the present Middle East, insurgency ways are used with frequency and extending good fortune. But guerrilla war-fare is not only the software of modern day terrorists. Its roots stretch again to our very personal revolution.
In Violent Politics, William Polk takes us on a concise, sensible excursion of insurgencies right through historical past, beginning with the American battle for independence, when combatants needed to fight towards each the British and the loyalists, the ones colonists who sided with the monarchy. Instinctively, in some way they most probably do not have described as a coherent technique, the insurrection teams hired the ways of insurgency.
Genre: Non-Fiction > General
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Billy the Kid: A Short and Violent Life by Robert M. Utley
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Overview: Whatever his name or alias at the moment-Henry McCarty, Henry Antrim, Kid Antrim, Billy Bonney-people always called him the Kid. Not until his final month did anyone call him Billy the Kid. Newspapers pictured him as a king of outlaws; and his highly publicized capture, trial, escape, and end fixed his image in the public mind for all time. He was only twenty-one years old when a bullet from Sheriff Pat Garett’s six-shooter killed him on July 14, 1881. Within a year Billy the Kid became the subject of five dime-novel “biographies” as well as Garett’s ghost-written account, and that was just the beginning. Robert M. Utley does what countless books, movies, television shows, musical compositions, and paintings have failed to do: he successfully strips off the veneer of legendry to expose the reality of Billy the Kid. Using previously untapped sources, he presents an engrossing story-the most complete and accurate ever-of a youthful hoodlum and sometime killer who found his calling in New Mexico’s bloody power struggle known as the Lincoln County War. In unmasking the legend Utley also tells us much about our heritage of frontier vigilantism and violence.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Biography | History
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Radical, Non secular, and Violent: The New Economics of Terrorism by way of Eli Berman
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Assessment: How do radical spiritual sects run such fatal terrorist organizations? Hezbollah, Hamas, Lashkar-e-Taiba, and the Taliban all started as spiritual teams devoted to piety and charity. But when they grew to become to violence, they was horribly potent, executing campaigns of terrorism deadlier than the ones in their secular opponents. In Radical, Non secular, and Violent, Eli Berman approaches the query the usage of the economics of organizations. He first dispels some myths: radical spiritual terrorists don’t seem to be normally motivated by way of the promise of rewards within the afterlife (together with the notorious seventy-two virgins) and even by way of spiritual concepts normally. He argues that those terrorists (even suicide terrorists) are highest understood as rational altruists in search of to lend a hand their very own communities. But regardless of the huge pool of possible recruits – younger altruists who really feel their communities are repressed or endangered – there are not up to a dozen extremely deadly terrorist organizations on the planet in a position to sustained and coordinated violence that threatens governments and makes loads of tens of millions of civilians hesitate sooner than boarding an plane. What is particular about those organizations, and why are maximum in their fans spiritual radicals?Drawing on parallel analysis on radical spiritual Jews, Christians, and Muslims, Berman presentations that probably the most deadly terrorist teams have a not unusual function: their leaders have discovered a method to keep an eye on defection. Hezbollah, Hamas, and the Taliban, for instance, constructed loyalty and brotherly love by the use of mutual assist, hunting down "loose riders" and generating a cadre of participants they might depend on. The name of the game in their fatal effectiveness lies of their resilience and brotherly love when incentives to defect are sturdy.Those insights recommend that provision of fundamental social products and services by way of competent governments provides a crucial, nonviolent part to counterterrorism methods. It undermines the violent possible of radical spiritual organizations with out hectic loose spiritual observe, being drawn into theological debates with Jihadists, or endangering civilians.
Style: Non-Fiction > Normal
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