This unique, engaging book uses a multi-disciplinary approach in an effort to understand the “evil minds” of criminals that engage in predatory violence. Evil Minds uses the study of the “monsters” among us—serial killers, mass murderers, child molesters and rapists—to introduce readers to the theories, concepts and research from the fields of psychology, sociology, criminology & criminal justice that social scientists employ to understand and respond to violent criminals. A three-part organization covers: violent crimes: types and patterns, sources of predatory violence, and investigating and prosecuting evil. For a variety of individuals working tin the criminal justice field who try to understand, analyze, investigate, and prosecute violent criminal offenders.
Evil Minds:Understanding & Responding to Violent Predators by Meadows & Kuehnel
- Paperback: 320 pages
- Publisher: Pearson; 1 edition (February 14, 2004)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0130486132
- ISBN-13: 978-0130486134