Current Perspectives in Forensic Psychology and Criminal Behavior / Edition 3

Current Perspectives in Forensic Psychology and Criminal Behavior / Edition 3

by Curtis R. Bartol
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1412992443

ISBN-13: 9781412992442

Pub. Date: 03/15/2011

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Featuring ten new articles by experts in the field, this up-to-date reader emphasizes the ways that forensic psychologists apply psychological knowledge, concepts, and principles on a day-to-day basis. Drawing on cutting-edge research to demonstrate the ways that forensic psychology has contributed to the understanding of criminal behavior and crime prevention, the

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Featuring ten new articles by experts in the field, this up-to-date reader emphasizes the ways that forensic psychologists apply psychological knowledge, concepts, and principles on a day-to-day basis. Drawing on cutting-edge research to demonstrate the ways that forensic psychology has contributed to the understanding of criminal behavior and crime prevention, the Third Edition addresses key topics in each of the five major subareas of the field—police psychology, legal psychology, the psychology of crime and delinquency, victimology and victim services, and correctional psychology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412992442
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
03/15/2011
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
UNIT 1: INTRODUCTION
1. Educational and Training Models in Forensic Psychology - David DeMatteo, Geoffrey Marczyk, Daniel A. Krauss, and Jeffrey Burl
UNIT 2: POLICE AND INVESTIGATIVE PSYCHOLOGY
2. Police Psychology: Then, Now, and Beyond - Curt R. Bartol
3. Science and Pseudoscience in Law Enforcement: A User-Friendly Primer - Scott O. Lilienfeld and Kristin Landfield
4. Effective Policing: Understanding How Polygraph Tests Work and Are Used - William G. Iacono
5. The Criminal Profiling Illusion: What’s Behind the Smoke and Mirrors? - Brent Snook, Richard M. Cullen, Craig Bennell, Paul J. Taylor, and Paul Gendreau
6. Juvenile Offenders’ Miranda Rights Comprehension and Self-Reported Likelihood of Offering False Confessions - Naomi E. Sevin Goldstein, Lois Oberlander Condie, Rachel Kalbeitzer, Douglas Osman, & Jessica L. Geier
UNIT 3: CRIMINAL AND DELINQUENT BEHAVIOR
Introduction and Commentary
7. Reducing Misconceptions and False Beliefs in Police and Criminal Psychology - Michael G. Aamodt
8. Drugs and Sexual Assault: A Review - Elena Pope & Michelle Shouldice
9. Is It Stalking? Perceptions of Stalking Among College Undergraduates - Lorraine Phillip, Ryan Quirk, Barry Rosenfeld, & Maureen O’Connor
10. Psychopathy: A Clinical Construct Whose Time Has Come - Robert D. Hare
11. Child Sexual Molestation: Research Issues - Robert A. Prentky, Raymond A. Knight, & Austin F. S. Lee
12. What Biosocial Criminology Offers Criminology - John Paul Wright and Danielle Boisvert
UNIT 4: LEGAL PSYCHOLOGY
Introduction and Commentary
13. Confession Evidence: Common Myths and Misconceptions - Saul M. Kassin
14. Hypnosis and the Law: Examining the Stereotypes - Graham F. Wagstaff
15. Assessing Allegations of Domestic Violence in Child Custody Evaluations - James N. Bow & Paul Boxer
16. Three Types of Skills for Effective Forensic Psychological Assessments - Marc Sageman
17. Developmentally Sensitive Forensic Interviewing of Preschool Children: Some Guidelines Drawn from Basic Psychological Research - Connie M. Tang
UNIT 5: VICTIMOLOGY AND VICTIM SERVICES
Introduction and Commentary
18. A 10-Year Update of “Review and Critique of Empirical Studies of Rape Avoidance” - Sarah E. Ullman
19. Reporting Sexual Victimization to the Police and Others: Results From a National-Level Study of College Women. - Bonnie S. Fisher, Leah E. Daigle, Francis T. Cullen, & Michael G. Turner
20. Patterns of Anti-Gay Violence: An Analysis of Incident Characteristics and Victim Reporting - Kristen Kuehnle & Anne Sullivan
21. Offenders’ Family Members’ Responses to Capital Crimes: The Need for Restorative Justice Initiatives - Sarah Eschholz, Mark D. Reed, Elizabeth Beck, & Pamela Blume Leonard
UNIT 6: CORRECTIONAL PSYCHOLOGY
Introduction and Commentary
22. A National Survey of Correctional Psychologists - Jennifer L. Boothby & Carl B. Clements
23. The Rehabilitation and Reintegration of Offenders: The Current Landscape and Some Future Directions for Correctional Psychology - J. Stephen Wormith, Richard Althouse, Mark Simpson, Lorraine R. Reitzel, Thomas J. Fagan, & Robert D. Morgan
24. What is Correctional About Clinical Practice in Corrections? - Philip R. Magaletta, Marc W. Patry, Erik F. Dietz, & Robert K. Ax
25. The Challenges of Mentally Ill Female Offenders in Prison - Elaine A. Lord
26. Multisystemic Therapy for Antisocial Juveniles: Suggestions for Improvement - Willem H. J. Martens
References
Index

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