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Listening to Killers - Lessons Learned from My Twenty Years as a Psychological Expert Witness in Murder Cases
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Acknowledgments Introduction: Becoming an Expert Witness Part I Getting Close to Killers 1 The Concept of Choice in the Criminal Justice System 2 Keeping Killers inside Our Circle of Caring 3 Moral Damage: Growing Up with a War Zone Mentality 4 Emotional Damage: The Consequences of Unresolved Trauma Part II The American Way of Killing 5 "If You're Old Enough to Do the Crime, You're Old Enough to Do the Time" 6 Tales of Rehabilitation, Transformation, and Redemption 7 Guns Don't Kill People--People with Guns Kill People 8 Making Sense of the Senseless: Understanding and Preventing Killing in America Appendix: Zagar's Model References Index

About the Author

Dr. James Garbarino holds the Maude C. Clarke Chair in Humanistic Psychology and was Founding Director of the Center for the Human Rights of Children at Loyola University Chicago. He was formerly Professor of Human Development at Cornell University, and he is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association. He has served as an adviser to the National Committee to Prevent Child Abuse, the National Institute for Mental Health, the American Medical Association, the U.S. Advisory Board on Child Abuse and Neglect, and the FBI. He is the author of Lost Boys: Why Our Sons Turn Violent and How We Can Save Them.

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"This book should become the definitive text on the subject." - STARRED REVIEW Library Journal "Garbarino's knowledge, compassion, insight, and unmatched experience provide us with an amazing opportunity to learn the path that lead children to violence... Please - buy this book for yourself and for every single person you know. I did." -- Josh Eudowe eA Risk Management Group "Garbarino is a master storyteller and a graceful, elegant writer who brings the complex science to life in dramatically rendered personal histories. It is a narrative style that makes for clear science and riveting reading. Be prepared to change your mind. I did." -- Dan Clayton St. Lawrence University Alumni Magazine "Jim is a master storyteller and a graceful, elegant writer who brings complex science to life in dramatically rendered personal histories. It is a narrative style that makes for clear science and riveting reading. Be prepared to change your mind. I did." -- Daniel Clayton St. Lawrence University Alumni Magazine

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