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Introduction to Forensic and Criminal Psychology
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INTRODUCTION TO FORENSIC AND CRIMINAL PSYCHOLOGY

PAPERBACK BY HOWITT, DENNIS

£39.99

ISBN
9781292003047
IMPRINT
PEARSON EDUCATION LIMITED
 
 
EDITION
5TH NEW EDITION
PUBLISHER
PEARSON EDUCATION LIMITED
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IN STOCK
FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
664 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
23 JAN 2015

DESCRIPTION

With clear and comprehensive coverage of the subject, Introduction to Forensic Criminal Psychology remains the authoritative, must-have text in what is a rapidly changing field. This student-friendly and accessible title is brim full of up-to-date research and valuable pedagogic features-an engaging resource whose high praise is well deserved.

CONTENTS

List of figures, tables and boxesPrefaceAcknowledgementsPublisher's acknowledgements 1 What is forensic and criminal psychology? 2 The social context of crime 3 Crime and the public 4 Victims of crime 5 Theories of crime 6 Juvenile offenders and beyond 7 Theft and other crimes against property 8 Violent offenders 9 Sexual offenders 1: rapists 10 Sexual offenders 2: paedophiles and child molestation 11 Police psychology 12 Terrorism and hostage-taking incidents 13 Eyewitness testimony 14 Profile analysis 1: FBI-style offender profiling 15 Profile analysis 2: Investigative psychology and statistical profiling 16 False allegations 17 False confessions 18 Lies, lie detecting and credibility 1: the psychology of lie detection19 Lies, lie detecting and credibility 2: The polygraph test and statement validity analysis20 Children as witnesses 21 Mental disorders and crime 22 Mental, personality and intellectual problems in court 23 Judges and lawyers 24 Juries and decision making 25 Effective prison 26 Psychological treatments for prisoners and other offenders 27 Assessment of risk, dangerousness and recidivism GlossaryReferencesName indexSubject index