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Criminal genius : a portrait of high-IQ offenders / James C. Oleson.

Author:
Oleson, James C., 1968- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2016]
  • ©2016
Description:
xviii, 335 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Summary note:
"This study provides some of the first empirical information about the self-reported crimes of adults with genius-level IQ scores. The study combines quantitative data about 72 different offenses with qualitative data from 44 follow-up interviews to describe nine different types of offending: violent crime, property crime, sex crime, drug crime, white-collar crime, professional misconduct, vehicular crime, justice system crime, and miscellaneous crime"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-313) and index.
Contents:
Crime, genius, and criminal genius -- The study -- The participants -- The offenses -- Prosecution and punishment -- Explanations for high-IQ crime -- Discussion and conclusion -- Appendix A. methodological detail -- Appendix B. questionnaires -- Appendix C. interview schedule.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
Case studies.
Other title(s):
Criminal minds
ISBN:
  • 9780520282414 ((cloth ; : alk. paper))
  • 0520282418 ((cloth ; : alk. paper))
  • 9780520282421 ((pbk. ; : alk. paper))
  • 0520282426 ((pbk. ; : alk. paper))
LCCN:
2016006683
OCLC:
939597215
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