Forensic Psychology

Forensic Psychology

by Adrian Scott
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0230249426

ISBN-13: 9780230249424

Pub. Date: 09/28/2010

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Aim higher with Palgrave Insights in Psychology - your route to success with in-depth, critical and up-to-date coverage of the key topics in psychology.

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Aim higher with Palgrave Insights in Psychology - your route to success with in-depth, critical and up-to-date coverage of the key topics in psychology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230249424
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
09/28/2010
Series:
Palgrave Insights in Psychology Series
Pages:
200
Sales rank:
1,137,656
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements vi

Note from series editors vii

1 Introduction 1

2 Defining and measuring crime 8

Section 1 Theories of Offending 21

3 Social and psychological, theories 23

4 Biological and cognitive theories 38

5 Theory integration and theory application 55

Section 2 Psychology and the Investigative Process 71

6 Offender profiling 73

7 Eyewitness testimony 94

8 Investigative interviewing 119

Section 3 Psychology and the Courtroom 139

9 Jury decision making 141

10 Influencing the jury 151

Section 4 Psychology and the Penal System 163

11 The punishment of offenders 165

12 The treatment of offenders 179

Glossary 195

References 204

Index 239

Reading guide 244

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