Introduction to Forensic Psychology: Research and Application / Edition 2
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Introduction to Forensic Psychology: Research and Application / Edition 2

by Curt R. Bartol
     
 

ISBN-10: 141295830X

ISBN-13: 9781412958301

Pub. Date: 03/26/2008

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This extensive, up-to-date core text introduces students to new, emerging fields of study within forensic psychology. Emphasizing a contemporary developmental approach toward the understanding of crime and delinquency, the Second Edition of Introduction to Forensic Psychology features a multicultural perspective and focuses on the application of

Overview

This extensive, up-to-date core text introduces students to new, emerging fields of study within forensic psychology. Emphasizing a contemporary developmental approach toward the understanding of crime and delinquency, the Second Edition of Introduction to Forensic Psychology features a multicultural perspective and focuses on the application of psychological knowledge and research. The authors introduce students to the many careers related to forensic psychology, as well as issues that are an integral part of the day-to-day work of forensic psychologists. New coverage in this edition includes relationships between mental disorders and crime and violence, sexual deviance, death penalty mitigation, restorative justice initiatives, arson and typologies of juvenile fire setters, sexual harassment, and criminal sentencing.

New to This Edition!

  • Includes an extensive look at developmental perspectives and biological research as they relate to the formation of delinquent and adult offending
  • Provides a greater emphasis on criminal justice applications in this edition to show relevance for students interested in careers in the field
  • Boasts more examples throughout the text to captivate and hold student interest, such as chapter-opening case examples, the anatomy of an autopsy, date rape, and an Andrea Yates update
  • More accessible to students with learning objectives at the start of each chapter, new review questions at the ends of chapters, a list of key concepts defined in the chapters, boxed excerpts, and chapter summaries, all aiming to reinforce student learning
  • Presents a new two-color design throughout

Ancillaries Available!

  • Instructor Resources on CD feature chapter summaries and outlines, test questions, PowerPoint slides, discussion topics, and more. Qualified instructors can request a copy by contacting SAGE Customer Care at 1-800-818-7243 from 6AM-5PM, PT.
  • Student study site at www.sagepub.com/bartolstudy. The Student study site offers additional journal articles and a variety of supplemental web resources in support of the both the text and the reader.
  • Intended Audience: This core text is designed for undergraduate and graduate students of Forensic Psychology as well as similar courses in departments of psychology, criminal justice, and criminology.

    Chat with the authors! Email them at CJBehavior@aol.com.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412958301
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
03/26/2008
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

PART I. Introduction
1. Forensic Psychology: Introduction and Overview ForensicPsychology: An Overview Careers In Psychology Forensic Psychology as a New Specialty Defining Forensic Psychology Summary and Conclusions PART II. POLICE AND INVESTIGATIVE PSYCHOLOGY
2. Police Psychology: History and Practice Trends in Police Psychology The First Trend: Mental and Aptitude Testing The Second Trend: Personality Assessment The Third Trend: Stress Management The Fourth Trend: Fairness in Testing Special Circumstances in Policing Polic Interrogation and False Confessions Summary and Conclusions
3. Investigative Psychology Profiling Criminal Profiling The Psychological Autopsy Geographical Profiling and Mental Mapping Why Is Profiling So Inaccurate?
The Polygraph Forensic Hypnosis Identifying the Offender: Other Procedures Pretrial Identification Methods Summary and Conclusions PART III. PSYCHOLOGY AND THE COURTS
4. Consulting and Testifying Court Structure and Jurisdiction The Judicial Process Trial Consultation Expert Testimony Surviving the Witness Stand The Assessment of Risk Summary and Conclusions
5. Consulting With Criminal Courts Preventive Detention Criminal Competencies Insanity Sentencing Evaluations Civil Commitment of Sexually Violent Predators Summary and Conclusions
6. Consulting With Civil Courts Juvenile Courts Juvenile Assessment: An Overview Family and Probate Courts Decisional Competency Involuntary Civil Commitment Other Civil Disputes Sexual Harrassment Employment Compensation and Personal Injury Claims Summary and Conclusions PART IV. CRIMINAL PSYCHOLOGY
7. The Development of Habitual Criminal Behavior The Juvenile Offender The Nature and Extent of Juvenile Offending The Developmental Perspective Coercion Developmental Model Developmental Factors in the Formation of Crime and Delinquency School Violence Juvenile Firesetting The Criminal Psychopath Summary and Conclusions
8. Psychology of Violence and Intimidation UCR Data on Violent Crime Gender, Race, and Ethnic Differences in Criminal Violence Criminal Homicide Mulitiple Murder Workplace Violence Hate or Bias Crimes Stalking: The Crime of Intimidation Summary and Conclusions
9. Psychology of Sexual Assault Definitions of Sexual Assault and Rape Date Rape Demographics of Men Who Rape Typologies of Men Who Rape Pedophilia Juvenile Sex Offenders Recidivism Rates of Sex Offenders Assessment of Sex Offenders Summary and Conclusions PART V. VICTIMOLOGY AND VICTIM SERVICES
10. Forensic Psychology and the Victims of Crime Multiculturalism and Victimization Legal Rights of Victims Crime Victimization Data Psychological Effects of Crime Victimization Hate or Bias Crime Victimization Sexual Assault Victimization Property Crime Victimization Summary and Conclusions
11. Family Violence, Abuse, and Victimization Intimate Partner Violence Child Abuse Repressed and Recovered Memories Child Abduction Elder Abuse and Neglect Summary and Conclusions PART VI. CORRECTIONAL PSYCHOLOGY
12. Correctional Psychology in Adult Settings Institutional Corrections Overview of Correctional Facilities Legal Rights of Inmates Correctional Psychologists Psychological Assessment on Corrections Treatment and Rehabilitation in Correctional Facilities Treatment of Special Populations Obstacles to the Treatment of Inmates and Staff Community-Based Corrections Summary and Conclusions
13. Juvenile Corrections Historical Overview Approaches to Rehabilitation Summary and Conclusions Key Concepts and Review Questions Cases Cited References Author Index Subject Index About the Authors

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