Listening to killers : lessons learned from my twenty years as a psychological expert witness in murder cases / James Garbarino.
By: Garbarino, James.Material type: BookCall no.: HV6529 .G37 2015Publication: Oakland, Calif. : University of California Press, c2015Description: x, 296 p.ISBN: 9780520282872; 0520282876.Subject(s): Murderers -- United States -- Psychology | Murder -- United States -- Psychological aspects | Trials (Murder) -- United States | Evidence, Expert -- United States
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction : becoming an expert witness -- Part I. Getting close to killers -- The concept of choice in the criminal justice system -- Keeping killers inside our circle of caring -- Moral damage: growing up with a war zone mentality -- Emotional damage: the consequences of unresolved trauma -- Part II. The American way of killing -- "If you're old enough to do the crime, you're old enough to do the time" -- Tales of rehabilitation, transformation, and redemption -- Guns don't kill people - people with guns kill people -- Making sense of the senseless: understanding and preventing killing in America -- Appendix: Zagar's model.
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