Children and the Law: The Essential Readings / Edition 1

Children and the Law: The Essential Readings / Edition 1

by Ray Bull
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0631226834

ISBN-13: 9780631226833

Pub. Date: 08/30/2001

Publisher: Wiley

This volume brings together thirteen essential readings illustrating the most important issues in dealing with children as victims, witnesses or perpetrators of crime.

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This volume brings together thirteen essential readings illustrating the most important issues in dealing with children as victims, witnesses or perpetrators of crime.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631226833
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/30/2001
Series:
Essential Readings in Developmental Psychology Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements.

Introduction.

Part I: Child Victimization:.

1. Victimization of Children: David Finkelhor and Jennifer Dzuiba-Leatherman.

2. Impact of Sexual Abuse on Children: A Review and Sysnthesis of Recent Empirical Studies: Kathleen A. Kendall-Tachett, Linda Meyer Williams and David Finkelhor.

3. Community-Level Factors and Child Maltreatment Rates: Beth Paterson..

Part II: Reliability of Children's Accounts:.

4. Reliability and Credibility of Young Children's Reports: From Research to Polity and Practice: Maggie Bruck, Stephen J. Ceci and Helene Hembrooke.

5. Emotion and Memory: Children's Long-Term Remembering, Forgetting and Suggestibility: Jodi A. Quas, Ggail S. Goodman, Ssue Bidrose, Margaret-Ellen Pipe, Susan Craw and Deborah S. Ablin.

6. Assessing the Accuracy of Young Children's Reports: Debra Poole and D. Stephen Lindsay.

7. Eyewitness Identification Accuracy of Children: A Summary: Joanna D. Pozzulo and Rod Lindsay..

Part III: Truth and Lies:.

8. Breaking the Mould: A Fresh Look at Children's Understanding of Questions about Lies and Mistakes: Michael Siegal and Candida C. Peterson.

9. Discussing Truth and Lies in Interviews with Children: Whether, Why, and How?: Mary Lyn Huffman, Amye R. Warren and Susan M. Larson..

Part IV: Children and the Legal System:.

10. Face-to-Face Confrontation: Effects of Closed-Circuit Technology on Children's Eyewitness Testimony and Jurors' Decisions: Gail S. Goodman, Ann E. Tobey, Jennifer M. Batterman-Faunce, Holly Orcutt, Sherry Thomas, Cheryl Shapiro and Toby Sachsenmaier.

11. When Lawyers Question Children: Is Justice Served?: Nancy W. Perry, Bradley D. McAuliff, Paulette Tam, Linda Claycomb, Colleen Dostal and Cameron Flanagan..

Part V: Children as Perpetrators:.

12. The Development of Male Offending: Key Findings from the First Decade of the Pittsburgh Youth Study: Rolf Leober, DavidP. Farrington, Magda Stouthamer-Loeber, Terrie E. Moffitt and Avshalom Caspi.

13. Child and Adolescent Sex Abuse Perpetrators: A Review of the Research Literature: Eileen Vizared, Elizabeth Monck and Peter Misch.

Index.

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