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Profiling and Serial Crime


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A completely revised and updated edition of an excellent text on behavioral profiling and serial crime.

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PART I: CRIMINAL PROFILING Chapter 1: Criminal Profiling: A Continuing History by Gareth Norris Chapter 2: Induction and Deduction in Criminal Profiling by Wayne Petherick Chapter 3: Behavioural Consistency, The Homology Assumption, and the Problems of Induction by Wayne Petherick and Claire Ferguson Chapter 4: Criminal Profiling Methods by Wayne Petherick Chapter 5: Geographic Profiling - From Maps and Pins to GIS by Gareth Norris NEW Chapter 6: The Fallacy of Accuracy in Criminal Profiling by Wayne Petherick Chapter 7: Case Linkage by Michael McGrath NEW Chapter 8: Staged Crime Scenes by Claire Ferguson NEW Chapter 9: Investigative Relevance by Claire Ferguson Chapter 10: Metacognition in Criminal Profiling by Barry Woodhouse and Wayne Petherick Chapter 11: Criminal Profiling as Expert Evidence by Wayne Petherick, David Field, Andrew Lowe and Elizabeth Fry Chapter 12: Where to From Here by Wayne Petherick PART II: SERIAL CRIME Chapter 13: Serial Harassment and Bullying by Wayne Petherick and Yolande Huntingdon NEW Chapter 14: Serial Stalking: Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places by Wayne Petherick Chapter 15: Serial Rape, Alicia Jenkins and Wayne Petherick New replacement chapter Chapter 16: Understanding Serial Sexual Murder: A Biopsychsocial Approach by Robert J Homant and Daniel B Kennedy Chapter 17: Serial Arson by Ross Brogan New replacement chapter Chapter 18: Motivations: The Offender's Perspective by Wayne Petherick and Grant Sinnamon NEW Chapter 19: Motivations: The Victim's Perspective by Wayne Petherick and Grant Sinnamon NEW Glossary of Terms

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Wayne Petherick, PhD, is Associate Professor of Criminology at Bond University on Australia's Gold Coast. Here Wayne teaches Criminal Profiling, Behavioral Evidence Analysis, Criminal Motivations, Forensic Criminology and Crime and Deviance, among other subjects. He also consults to private clients on matters of risk and threat, stalking, miscarriages of justice and crime prevention.


"The third edition...illustrates the promise, purposes and pitfalls of behavioral profiling in the investigation of serial crime, and provides a theoretical and practical foundation for students...This edition has been thoroughly revised throughout to reflect the latest research in criminal profiling and serial crime. Specific updates include six all-new chapters including serial harassment and cyber-bullying and the motivations of victim and offender..."--The Journal, Fall/Winter 2013 "The first part of this textbook on serial crime and behavioral profiling treats the history, theory, underlying assumptions, and methods of behavioral profiling, paying attention to controversies over the accuracy of behavioral profiling. Part 2 gathers chapters devoted to various types of serial crime, such as stalking, murder, and arson...this third edition contains five new chapters on harassment, bullying, staging, case linkage, and motivation."--Reference & Research Book News, December 2013

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