Serial Crime: Theoretical And Practical Issues In Behavioral Profiling

Other | November 1, 2005

byPetherick, Wayne, Wayne Petherick

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Serial Crime: Theoretical and Practical Issues in Behavioral Profilingsuccessfully connects concepts and creates links to criminal behavior across crimes -murder, sexual assault, and arson- something no other book available does. The connection of serial behavior to profiling, the most useful tool in discovering behavior patterns, is new to the body of literature available and serves to examine the ideal manner in which profiling can be used in conjunction with psychology to positively affect criminal investigations.

* Provides a theoretical and practical foundation for understanding the motivation and dynamics in a range of serial offenses

* Illustrates the promise, purposes and pitfalls of behavioral profiling in the investigation of various serial crimes

* Case examples offer real-world uses of behavioral profiling in investigations, and highlight a variety of issues in understanding and investigating serial crime

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Serial Crime: Theoretical and Practical Issues in Behavioral Profilingsuccessfully connects concepts and creates links to criminal behavior across crimes -murder, sexual assault, and arson- something no other book available does. The connection of serial behavior to profiling, the most useful tool in discovering behavior patterns, is n...

Wayne Petherick is Associate Professor of Criminology at Bond University in Australia. Wayne's areas of interest include forensic criminology, forensic victimology, criminal motivations, criminal profiling, and applied crime analysis. He has worked on risk and threat cases, a mass homicide, stalking, rape, and a variety of civil suits ...

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Format:OtherDimensions:280 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:November 1, 2005Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1
Criminal Profiling: A Continuing History
By Gareth Norris

Chapter 2
Induction and Deduction in Criminal Profiling
By Wayne Petherick

Chapter 3
Criminal Profiling Methods
By Wayne Petherick

Chapter 4
The Fallacy of Accuracy in Criminal Profiling
By Wayne Petherick

Chapter 5
Criminal Profiling as Expert Evidence
By Wayne Petherick, David Field, Andrew Lowe, and Elizabeth Fry

Chapter 6
Where To From Here?
By Wayne Petherick

Chapter 7
Criminal Profilers and the Media: Profiling the Beltway Snipers
By Brent E. Turvey and Michael McGrath

Chapter 8
Serial Stalking: Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places?
By Wayne Petherick

Chapter 9
Serial Rape: An Investigative Approach
By Terry Goldsworthy

Chapter 10
Serial Murder: A Biopsychosocial Approach
By Robert J. Homant and Daniel B. Kennedy

Chapter 11
Serial Arson
By Ross Brogan

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