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Category Archives: Homicide

Quick links for the last week

19-Sep-10

New issues: Law and Human Behavior 34(5) http://is.gd/fhQvR Recidivism risk, psychopathy, informants, quality of forensic examiners and more Criminal Justice Matters 81(1) Articles on pre-crime, masculinity & violence, probation, secure envts & more http://is.gd/fbBVC Psychology, Crime & Law 16(8) http://is.gd/fhQqp Articles on execution, prisoners, rape myths, child abuse, eyewitness testimony New research articles: Murder–suicide: A [...]

A Confederate South effect in homicide rates, and other interesting articles from the Social Science Journal

01-Apr-08

My life’s a bit busy at the moment with not much time for considered blogging. Forgive me if, for a little while, I post interesting titbits without much commentary (better, I think, than posting nothing at all, or posting ill-considered commentary). Three articles caught my eye in the latest issue of The Social Science Journal. [...]

Exploring homicide in an international context

16-Feb-08

Sage Publications has made the latest issue of Homicide Studies freely available for a limited time. It’s a special issue on homicide in an international context. The press release explains: From cross-national to country-specific empirical analyses and exploratory studies, the special issue, guest edited by Indiana University’s William Alex Pridemore, examines homicide from diverse global, [...]

Recent podcasts relevant to psychology and crime

29-Dec-07

From the Leonard Lopate Show: Are Sex Offender Laws Working? (20 December): “US sex offender laws may do harm than good, according to a recent report from Human Rights Watch. Strict notification laws and residency requirements don’t reflect the reality of the risks children face, may not protect victims, and violate the basic human rights [...]

Quick links

07-Nov-07

Having neglected this blog somewhat in recent weeks I find myself now overwhelmed with interesting snippets from around the web and blogosphere. Here are just a few that caught my eye: The Eyewitness Reform Blog reports on a conviction “overturned for failure to “seriously consider” expert testimony on eyewitness factors”: “The court didn’t go as [...]

New issue: Journal of Forensic Psychiatry & Psychology 18(4)

30-Oct-07

Journal of Forensic Psychiatry & Psychology 18(4) is now online. Follow the link to the publisher’s website for abstracts and access to full text articles. Contents include: Medical evidence for the purposes of recall to hospital under Section 42(3) of the Mental Health Act 1983 – Ikechukwu Obialo Azuonye Opening communicative space: A Habermasian understanding [...]

New issue: Journal of Interpersonal Violence 22(11)

23-Oct-07

The November 2007 issue of Journal of Interpersonal Violence 22(11) is now online. Follow the link to the publisher’s website for abstracts and access to full text articles. Sign up for personalised ToC alerts here . Contents include: Assessing the Factors Associated With Sexual Harassment Among Young Female Migrant Workers in Nepal – Mahesh Puri [...]

New issue: Journal of Forensic Psychiatry & Psychology 18(3)

22-Oct-07

Journal of Forensic Psychiatry & Psychology 18(3) is now online. Follow the link to the publisher’s website for abstracts and access to full text articles. Contents include: Theory of mind function, motor empathy, emotional empathy and schizophrenia: A single case study – Karen Addy; Karen Shannon; Kevin Brookfield The development of a scale for measuring [...]

New issue: Aggressive Behavior 33(6)

18-Oct-07

Aggressive Behavior 33(6) , Nov/Dec 2007 is now online. Follow the link to the publisher’s website for abstracts and access to full text articles. Contents include: The impact of aggressive priming, rumination, and frustration on prison sentencing – Eduardo Antonio Vasquez, Vanessa O. Bartsch, William C. Pedersen, Norman Miller Longer you play, the more hostile [...]

New issue: Behavioral Sciences & the Law 25(5)

17-Oct-07

Behavioral Sciences & the Law 25(5), Sept/Oct 2007 is now online and includes a special section on Elder Issues edited by John Petrila. Follow the link to the publisher’s website for abstracts and access to full text articles. Contents include: Short-term involuntary examination of older adults in Florida – Annette Christy, Jennifer Bond, M. Scott [...]