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By Tony Ward

This finished textual content presents an updated evaluate and critique of present theorising approximately sexual offending. It provides the most important principles underpinning each one idea in a transparent and available demeanour. Theories are conscientiously confirmed and evaluated, and their advantages are tested from either a examine and a medical perspective.

Importantly, the emphasis is on delivering transparent hyperlinks among idea and perform, and the scientific implications of the several theories and views are explicitly mentioned. furthermore, a few new rules concerning the aetiology of sexual offending are presented.

Theories of Sexual Offending is without doubt one of the few books to attract all the disparate strands of theorising jointly, and is the single one to obviously hyperlink thought to perform. will probably be a worthwhile source for any specialist operating with sexual offenders, reminiscent of medical and forensic psychologists, psychiatrists, probation officials and social employees. it is going to even be of curiosity to scholars of forensic and medical psychology.

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