Mapping Murder: The Secrets of Geographical Profiling
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Mapping Murder: The Secrets of Geographical Profiling

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'Criminals reveal who they are and where they live not just from how they commit their crimes, but also from the locations they choose.'





So claims renowned criminal psychologist and profiler David Canter. Fully revised and updated, Canter's groundbreaking book leads the reader through the labyrinth psyches of serial killers, rapists and other violent criminals and takes us...more
Paperback, 352 pages
Published October 25th 2007 by Virgin Books (first published November 1st 2003)
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Craig Taylor
Although I find geo spacial analysis, profiling and mind mapping interesting, what put me off this book was the author's propensity to critisize those investigations he wasn't involved in, but rate highly anything he was involved with.

There were a few sections of this book which tended to slow the pace considerably and I think the author could have cut to the chase a bit quicker.

What was good about this book though was the way the author takes us into the mind of the criminals and looks at the o...more
Agnieszka

The book has been very helpful when I was working on my university assignments, especially in the Profiling and Investigating Serious Crime module. I found the book very interesting and hard to put down. In addition, the writing style was very clear.
Bronwyn Riley
Interesting read about geographical and criminal profiling. The analysis of Fred West was pretty scary...
Ryan
the only scientific profiling technique
Lema
Criminal profiling- wow
Alex
fascinating stuff.......
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Professor of Psychology, university of Huddersfield.

David Victor Canter (born 5 January 1944) is a psychologist. He began his career as an architectural psychologist studying the interactions between people and buildings, publishing and providing consultancy on the designs of offices, schools, prisons, housing and other building forms as well as exploring how people made sense of the large scale e...more
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