Introduction 1. Why do people offend? psychological and sociological explanations 2. The criminal mind: understanding criminals from their scene of crime 3. Pathways into crime: understanding juvenile offending 4. Aggression and violence 5. Sexual violence: from theory into practice 6. Insanity, mental health and the criminal justice system 7. Stalkers and their victims 8. The psychology of addiction - are there more questions than answers? 9. Date rape and drugs 10. Can prison ever work? 11. Victims and the fear of crime
Francis Pakes is Reader in Comparative Criminology at the Institute of Criminal Justice Studies, Portsmouth University. Jane Winstone is Principal Lecturer in Criminology at the Institute of Criminal Justice Studies, Portsmouth University.