Drugs and Crime in Lifestyle Perspective
By (author) Glenn D. Walters
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Drugs and Crime in Lifestyle Perspective by Glenn D. Walters
Book DescriptionThis volume explores the correlation between drug abuse and crime. In examining the thinking and behavioural patterns common to both, it proposes a new explanatory model. Seeing involvement in drug abuse and crime as overlapping lifestyles, the author considers four primary factors: conditions, choices, cognitions and change. By comparing this new model with existing models, Walters provides new insight into drug abuse, crime and their overlap.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780803956025
(229mm x 152mm x 8mm)
Imprint: SAGE Publications Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 25-Apr-1994
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Glenn D. Walters
Drugs, Crime, and Their Relationships: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, Paperback (April 2013)
Crime in a Psychological Context, Paperback (October 2011)
Referencing clinical case studies throughout, this engaging book encourages students to critically examine crime-related constructs such as psychopathy, antisocial personality disorder and criminal lifestyle, and to explore evidence-based interventions that could prevent further crime.
Substance Abuse and the New Road to Recovery, Hardback (February 1996)View all books by Glenn D. Walters
Provides a guide to the task of conceptualizing, understanding and intervening with persons who abuse substances. The book offers practical suggestions, assessment procedures and change strategies directed at the thoughts, feelings and behaviours believed to support a drug-dependent lifestyle.
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Author Biography - Glenn D. Walters
Glenn D. Walters received his Ph.D. at Texas Tech University in 1982 with a concentration in Counseling Psychology and a minor in Neuroscience. He is employed full-time as a psychologist in a correctional setting while also teaching courses, both graduate and undergraduate, as an Adjunct Professor at The Pennsylvania State University, Schuylkill, and Lehigh University. In addition to forensic psychology, he teaches abnormal psychology, psychological assessment, and developmental psychology. He has written two other books with SAGE: Drugs & Crime in Lifestyle Perspective (1994) and The Criminal Lifestyle: Patterns of Serious Criminal Conduct (1990). The present book is an outgrowth of the author's experiences teaching criminology and forensic psychology and the realization that crime is better understood once students appreciate the context of criminal development and desistance.
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