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CAIRO BOOKS's Description
"Excellent book, I have used this for my Criminal Behavior course for a number
of years. Very authoritative." -Harry Cramer, Quincy University The Fourth
Edition of this best-selling text provides students with the most up-to-date
information on the increasingly popular field of psychological profiling.
Well-known authors Ronald M. Holmes and Stephen T. Holmes build upon their
continued research and involvement in field investigation as a source of
relevant and often high-profile case studies to illustrate theory and
application of the methods discussed. The text is particularly readable and
engaging, making frequent use of illustrative tables and figures and presenting
occasional photos. New to the Fourth Edition Offers a new chapter on Lizzie
Borden (Chapter 14), analyzing this historic murder case with fresh insight and
a unique analysis while retaining the chapter on Jack the Ripper, a classic
unresolved serial murderer Covers more recent events such as the killings at
Northern Illinois University and Virginia Tech Provides a new section on
Santeria and the occult to understand the dogma and icons of these teachings
and investigates reasons behind crimes committed by some followers Offers
guidance to students for online graduate programs, seminars, and degrees in
criminal profiling Includes updated tables and crime statistics throughout the
text Presents new photos to offer authentic representations of violent crimes
Intended Audience This best-seller has long been a successful supplemental
text for undergraduate criminology and criminal justice courses, including
Criminal Investigation, Criminal Profiling, Violent Crimes, Criminal Behavior,
Field Investigation, and Forensic Psychology.