Current Perspectives In Forensic Psychology And Criminal Behavior / Edition 2

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This text is a dynamic reader that provides cutting-edge research in police and correctional psychology, the psychology of crime and victimization, and psychology as applied to criminal and civil courts. Addressing key topics in each of three major course areas—criminal behavior, forensic psychology, and psychology and law—the book highlights how forensic psychology has contributed to the understanding of criminal behavior and crime prevention. Editors Curt R. Bartol and Anne M. Bartol have assembled published journal articles, as well as commentaries written specifically for this book by forensics experts, to provide an overview of the wide array of prevalent theories in this field.

Key Features

  • Includes updated articles and will feature a study site that includes relevant articles and old articles (that were replaced by the new ones) from the first edition
  • Provides students and instructors with first-hand reports from the fields of research
  • Opens with an introductory chapter, followed by Part introductions - all written by the book's editors.
  • Complements a variety of criminal justice, forensic psychology, and psychology and law textbooks.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781412958318
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 3/1/2008
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 340
  • Sales rank: 1,547,928
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 0.71 (d)

Meet the Author

Anne M. Bartol earned an MA and a PhD in Criminal Justice from State University of New York at Albany. She also holds an MA in journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has taught criminal justice, sociology, and journalism courses over a 20-year college teaching career, primarily at Castleton State College, and has worked as a journalist and a social worker in child and adolescent protective services. In addition to Introduction to Forensic Psychology, she coauthored, with Curt Bartol, Juvenile Delinquency: A Systems Approach, Delinquency and Justice: A Psychosocial Approach (2nd edition), and Psychology and Law: Theory, Research, and Application (3rd edition). She has served as book review editor of Criminal Justice and Behavior and has published articles on women and criminal justice, rural courts, and the history of forensic psychology.

Curt R. Bartol has been a college professor for more than 30 years, teaching a wide variety of both undergraduate and graduate courses, including biopsychology, criminal behavior, juvenile delinquency, introduction to forensic psychology, social psychology, and psychology and law. He earned his PhD in Personality/Social Psychology from Northern Illinois University in 1972. He was instrumental in creating and launching Castleton State College's graduate program in Forensic Psychology and served as its Director for 6 years. As a licensed clinical psychologist, he has been a consulting police psychologist to local, municipal, state, and federal law enforcement agencies for nearly 25 years. He is also the Editor of Criminal Justice and Behavior, the international journal of the American Association for Correctional Psychologists.

In addition to Introduction to Forensic Psychology, he has written Criminal Behavior: A Psychosocial Approach, now in its sixth edition, and coauthored, with Anne Bartol, Juvenile Delinquency: A Systems Approach, Delinquency and Justice: A Psychosocial Approach (2nd edition), and Psychology and Law: Theory, Research, and Application (3rd edition). He has published extensively in the field of forensic psychology.

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Table of Contents

1 Overview of Forensic Psychology Anne M. Bartol Bartol, Anne M. Curt R. Bartol Bartol, Curt R. 3

2 Police Psychology: Then, Now, and Beyond Curt R. Bartol Bartol, Curt R. 17

3 Psychological Testing and the Selection of Police Officers: A National Survey Robert E. Cochrane Cochrane, Robert E. Robert P. Tett Tett, Robert P. Leon Vandecreek Vandecreek, Leon 27

4 Investigative Interviews of Children: A Review of Psychological Research and Implications for Police Practices Kamala London London, Kamala 39

5 Taking Stock of Criminal Profiling: A Narrative Review and Meta-Analysis Brent Snook Snook, Brent Joseph Eastwood Eastwood, Joseph Paul Gendreau Gendreau, Paul Claire Goggin Goggin, Claire Richard M. Cullen Cullen, Richard M. 49

6 Criminal Profiling: Real Science or Just Wishful Thinking? Damon A. Muller Muller, Damon A. 55

7 Juvenile Offenders' Miranda Rights Comprehension and Self-Reported Likelihood of Offering False Confessions Naomi E. Sevin Goldstein Goldstein, Naomi E. Sevin Lois Oberlander Condie Condie, Lois Oberlander Rachel Kalbeitzer Kalbeitzer, Rachel Douglas Osman Osman, Douglas Jessica L. Geier Geier, Jessica L. 69

8 Resilience and Antisocial Behavior Curt R. Bartol Bartol, Curt R. 81

9 Drugs and Sexual Assault: A Review Elena Pope Pope, Elena Michelle Shouldice Shouldice, Michelle 97

10 Is It Stalking? Perceptions of Stalking Among College Undergraduates Lorraine Phillips Phillips, Lorraine Ryan Quirk Quirk, Ryan Barry Rosenfeld Rosenfeld, Barry Maureen O'Connor O'Connor, Maureen 101

11 Psychopathy: A Clinical Construct Whose Time Has Come Robert D. Hare Hare, Robert D. 111

12 Child Sexual Molestation: Research IssuesRobert A. Prentky Prentky, Robert A. Raymond A. Knight Knight, Raymond A. Austin F. S. Lee Lee, Austin F. S. 123

13 A 10-Year Update of "Review and Critique of Empirical Studies of Rape Avoidance" Sarah E. Ullman Ullman, Sarah E. 137

14 Reporting Sexual Victimization to the Police and Others: Results From a National-Level Study of College Women Bonnie S. Fisher Fisher, Bonnie S. Leah E. Daigle Daigle, Leah E. Francis T. Cullen Cullen, Francis T. Michael G. Turner Turner, Michael G. 153

15 Patterns of Anti-Gay Violence: An Analysis of Incident Characteristics and Victim Reporting Kristen Kuehnle Kuehnle, Kristen Anne Sullivan Sullivan, Anne 167

16 Offenders' Family Members' Responses to Capital Crimes: The Need for Restorative Justice Initiatives Sarah Eschholz Eschholz, Sarah Mark D. Reed Reed, Mark D. Elizabeth Beck Beck, Elizabeth Pamela Blume Leonard Leonard, Pamela Blume 177

17 Forensic Mental Health Experts in the Court - An Ethical Dilemma George B. Palermo Palermo, George B. 189

18 Cross-Cultural Forensic Neuropsychological Assessment Tedd Judd Judd, Tedd Breean Beggs Beggs, Breean 193

19 Assessing Allegations of Domestic Violence in Child Custody Evaluations James N. Bow Bow, James N. Paul Boxer Boxer, Paul 207

20 Three Types of Skills for Effective Forensic Psychological Assessments Marc Sageman Sageman, Marc 217

21 Developmentally Sensitive Forensic Interviewing of Preschool Children: Some Guidelines Drawn From Basic Psychological Research Connie M. Tang Tang, Connie M. 227

22 A National Survey of Correctional Psychologists Jennifer L. Boothby Boothby, Jennifer L. Carl B. Clements Clements, Carl B. 241

23 The Rehabilitation and Reintegration of Offenders: The Current Landscape and Some Future Directions for Correctional Psychology J. Stephen Wormith Wormith, J. Stephen Richard Althouse Althouse, Richard Mark Simpson Simpson, Mark Lorraine R. Reitzel Reitzel, Lorraine R. Thomas J. Fagan Fagan, Thomas J. Robert D. Morgan Morgan, Robert D. 251

24 What Is Correctional About Clinical Practice in Corrections? Philip R. Magaletta Magaletta, Philip R. Marc W. Patry Patry, Marc W. Erik F. Dietz Dietz, Erik F. Robert K. Ax Ax, Robert K. 261

25 Multisystemic Therapy for Antisocial Juveniles: Suggestions for Improvement Willem H. J. Martens Martens, Willem H. J. 269

References 273

Index 311

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