Sexual Offending: A Criminological Perspective

Editors: Lussier, Patrick and Beauregard, Eric
Publication Year: 2018
Publisher: Routledge

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ISBN: 978-1-138-69703-4
Category: Social Sciences - Criminology & Law
Image Count: 16
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

This book brings together international leading scholars to consider key topics on sex offending and, where possible, compare and contrast criminological viewpoints with those of other disciplines, such as psychology and psychiatry.

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Table of Contents

  • Figures
  • Tables
  • Preface
  • Contributors
  • PART I Explanatory and sociolegal theoretical perspectives
  • 1 ‘Sex offender’ theory and research in context: the relative absence of a criminological perspective - Patrick Lussier and Eric Beauregard
  • 2 Integrating general and specific theories of sex offending: a path-breaking perspective - Patrick Lussier and Jeff Mathesius
  • 3 Sexually coercive decision making: a rational choice approach - Amelie Pedneault
  • 4 Criminal justice policies: the intended and unintended consequences of monitoring individuals convicted of sex crimes - Shawn M. Rolfe and Richard Tewksbury
  • 5 Desistance and the rise of rehabilitation - Danielle Arlanda Harris and D. Richard Laws
  • 6 Treatment and management of youths who have perpetrated sexual harm - Michael H. Miner and Nicholas P. Newstrom
  • 7 The media, public opinion and sex offender policy in the U.S. - Christina Mancini
  • PART II Special topics
  • 8 Taking a criminal career approach to sexual offending - Arjan Blokland
  • 9 Sexual exploitation and human trafficking - Joan A. Reid
  • 10 A developmental life course viewpoint on juvenile sex offending - Evan C. McCuish and Patrick Lussier
  • 11 Sexual assault on the college campus - Walter S. DeKeseredy
  • 12 Sexual offending and the Catholic Church - Karen J. Terry
  • 13 Online sexual exploitation of children: reactive and proactive policing - Francis Fortin and Sarah Paquette
  • 14 Female sexual offending - Miriam Wijkman and Jeffrey C. Sandler
  • 15 Lethal outcome in sexual crimes: a criminological perspective on sexual homicide - Eric Beauregard
  • PART III Practical application of research
  • 16 Criminal investigation of sexual offenses - Nadine Deslauriers-Varin, Craig Bennell and Andréanne Bergeron
  • 17 Classification of perpetrators of sexual offences: an overview of three generations of research and development - Jesse Cale
  • 18 The risk assessment of offenders with a history of sexual crime: past, present and new perspectives - Sébastien Brouillette-Alarie and Patrick Lussier
  • 19 A system assessing the risk of first-time and repeat sexual offending for correctional populations - Grant Duwe
  • 20 From the ‘sex offender’ to sex offending: a necessary conceptual shift - Eric Beauregard and Patrick Lussier