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Fire-Raising : Its motivation and management - Profeesor Herschel A. Prins

Fire-Raising

Its motivation and management

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Published: 25th November 1993
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In recent years, fire-raising has become an increasing problem in Britain and elsewhere, and now involves many professionals in the investigation and management of those who set fires. The motives of fire-raisers are complex and their behaviour is hard to change. Herschel Prins sets the problem in an historical and anthropological context, examines the size of the problem, its investigation and motivation, in a way which will enable more effective management.

Prefacep. vi
Sir Michael Day Obep. vii
Acknowledgementsp. xii
Preamblep. 1
Contextp. 4
The Size of the Problem and Legal Aspectsp. 11
The Investigation of Fire-Raisingp. 27
Adult Fire-Raisers: Motives and Managementp. 35
Child Fire-Raisers: Motives and Managementp. 75
Wider Aspects of Management and Preventionp. 86
Notes and Referencesp. 95
Further Readingp. 105
Name Indexp. 106
Subject Indexp. 108
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ISBN: 9780415059855
ISBN-10: 0415059852
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 128
Published: 25th November 1993
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 0.7
Weight (kg): 0.23
Edition Number: 1