- Draws from a wide range of disciplines, including criminology, sociology, biology, medical science, genetics, clinical psychology, and psychiatry
- Introduces students to cutting-edge research on genetic, biochemical, and traumatic brain injury-related causes and correlates of violent crime
- Presents a systematic introduction to the current state of the field (and its likely future) through articles from leading researchers in the various subfields of violent crime
- Includes case studies with salient, fascinating examples of actual crimes and criminals to help students understand key points
- Offers an international focus, with authors from Canada, England, Greece, and Spain, as well as from the United States
- Provides end-of-chapter learning aids, including summaries, discussion questions, Internet resources, and suggestions for further reading
A must-read for any student of criminological research, Violent Crime: Clinical and Social Implications can be used as a core or supplementary text in undergraduate and graduate courses on Violent Crime, Interpersonal Violence, and Social Deviance.
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