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Key Cases in Forensic and Criminological Psychology
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Key Cases in Forensic and Criminological Psychology



May 2021 | 280 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Written and designed for students of psychology, criminology and those interested in these fields, this book presents a range of classic and contemporary case studies in forensic psychology. By presenting current psychological theories alongside individual case studies, this book will guide your students to understand the theory as it applies to specific instances of each crime. Covering a wide range of cases, from economic crimes, to terrorism and sexual and violent crimes, this book provides a comprehensive and engaging resource to develop an understanding of forensic psychology.

 
Part 1: Theft, Fraud and Economic Crime
 
Chapter 1: Psychology of burglary, fraud, robbery and theft
 
Chapter 2: The Hatton Garden Burglary
 
Chapter 3: The Securitas Raid
 
Chapter 4: Nick Leeson and Barings Bank
 
Chapter 5: Bernie Madoff
 
Part 2: Terrorism
 
Chapter 6: Terrorism: An overview
 
Chapter 7: The Hindawi affair
 
Chapter 8: Michael Stone, the Milltown Massacre & the Corporal’s Murders
 
Chapter 9: Manchester Arena Bombing
 
Chapter 10: The Unabomber
 
Part 3: Sexual Crimes
 
Chapter 11: Paraphilia and sex crimes: An overview
 
Chapter 12: Prams and Handbags: ‘A case of fetishism’
 
Chapter 13: Kirk Anderson case
 
Chapter 14: Kitty Genovese
 
Part 4: Firesetting and Homicide
 
Chapter 15: Firesetting and Homicide: An overview
 
Chapter 16: Peter Dinsdale AKA Bruce Lee
 
Chapter 17: Motorbike Gangs & Social Identity Theory
 
Chapter 18: Reserve Police battalion 101
 
Chapter 19: Charles Whitman: Mass Killing
 
Chapter 20: Stephen Griffiths: The Bradford Murders
 
Chapter 21: Alan Hawe: Murder-Suicide

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