Introduction to Forensic Psychology: Research and Application / Edition 3

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Overview

Filled with real–life examples, practical applications, and case law discussions, this proven text covers new and emerging fields of study, the many areas where psychology plays a significant role in the civil and criminal justice systems, and the wide range of issues that are an integral part of the forensic psychologist’s day-to-day work.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781412991759
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 3/15/2011
  • Edition description: Third Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 596
  • Sales rank: 74,418
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Curt R. Bartol was 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 over 25 years. In addition to editing Current Perspectives, he has written Introduction to Forensic Psychology (forthcoming in its 4th edition), Criminal Behavior: A Psychosocial Approach (now in its 10th ed.), Juvenile Delinquency and Antisocial Behavior: A Developmental Perspective (3rd ed.), Criminal and Behavioral Profiling, and Psychology and Law (4th ed.).

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 taught criminal justice, sociology, and journalism courses over a 20-year college teaching career and has worked as a journalist and a social worker in child and adolescent protective services In addition to editing Current Perspectives, she has co-authored Introduction to Forensic Psychology, Juvenile Delinquency, Psychology and Law, and Criminal Behavior. She has served as book review editor and managing editor of Criminal Justice and Behavior and has published articles on women and criminal justice, rural courts, and the history of forensic psychology.

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Table of Contents

PART I. Introduction
1. Forensic Psychology: Introduction and Overview
PART II. Police and Investigative Psychology
2. Police Psychology
3. Investigative Psychology
PART III. Legal Psychology
4. Consulting and Testifying
5. Consulting with Criminal Courts
6. Consulting with Juvenile and Civil Courts
PART IV. Criminal Psychology
7. The Development of Delinquent and Criminal Behavior
8. Psychology of Violence and Intimidation
9. Psychology of Sexual Assault
PART V. Victimology and Victim Services
10. Forensic Psychology and the Victims of Crime and Other Wrongs
11. Family Violence, Abuse and Victimization
PART VI. Correctional Psychology
12. Correctional Psychology in Adult Settings
13. Juvenile Corrections
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