This wide-ranging anthology offers a variety of perspectives with excerpts from books and current articles from research journals, plus four original contributed articles. Topics covered include the major types of sex crimes and offenders, therapies, juvenile sex offenses, and nuisance sexual offenders. This book is designed as a stand alone or as a supplemental text to Sex Crimes, 2/e. Features of this text include: Cutting-edge articles by top scholars in the field Major units of the reader parallel and enhance the contents of Sex Crimes 2/e 

Profiles of Psychopathy in Incarcerated Sexual Offenders

Profiles of Psychopathy in Incarcerated Sexual Offenders

Profiles of psychopathy in incarcerated sexual offenders
StephenPorter, Dalhousie University
DavidFairweather, JeffDrugge, Correctional Service of Canada
HuguesHervé, AngelaBirt, University of British Columbia
Douglas P.Boer, Correctional Service of Canada

With the tremendous increase in reports of sexual crimes in recent years, the problem of sexual violence has never been so clear. Surveys indicate that about one in eight males and one in four females have been sexually assaulted in childhood (e.g., Finkelhor, Hotaling, Lewis, & Smith, 1990), whereas 10% to 25% of women report an adulthood rape experience (e.g., Koss, 1993a). Reflecting the increasing numbers of disclosures, the rate of incarceration for sexual offenses has been steadily rising. For example, by 1996, 21% of federal offenders in the Canadian correctional system had been convicted ...

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