- Inbunden (Hardback)
- Antal sidor
- 2013 ed.
- Schultz, Pamela D.
- XVI, 200 p.
- 247 x 165 x 17 mm
- Antal komponenter
- 1 Hardback
- 476 g
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From the reviews: "The intended audience includes those interested in medicine and psychology and the application of information from these fields to forensic settings. ... valuable for those directly engaged in clinical assessment of sex offenders in reviewing the issues and attitudes of society toward, and the ethical issues of, assessing for civil commitment of sex offenders. ... Monstrous Crimes and the Failure of Forensic Psychiatry brings attention to how we treat sex offenders in our society." (Juanita N. Baker and Vanessa A. Edkins, PsycCRITIQUES, Vol. 58 (45), November, 2013) "This work is designed to stimulate discussion and offer suggestions for areas of additional research and discovery in forensic psychiatry, especially as it pertains to the evaluation and treatment of some of the more notorious criminals, sex offenders. ... Though potentially enlightening for individuals from various fields of expertise (the justice system, social workers, healthcare providers), this book is targeted primarily for forensic practitioners who work, or are familiar with, this population of offenders. ... The book is well written and well researched ... ." (Steven T. Herron, Doody's Book Reviews, August, 2013)
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Introduction: Framing Criminals as Monstrous Deviants. From the Carceral State to the Preventive State. Monsters: A Cultural History. The social construction of moral panic. The Rhetorical Challenge: Countering Moral Panic. The Psychopath I: The New Monster Among Us. The Psychopath II: The Monster Within. The Psychopath III: A Convenient Scapegoat. Scientific Objectivity in the 21st Century. Conclusion: The Ethics of Forensic Mental Heath Expertise.