Remorse: Psychological and Jurisprudential Perspectives

Remorse: Psychological and Jurisprudential Perspectives

by Michael Proeve, Steven Tudor

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780754675891
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/28/2010
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.20(h) x 23.00(d)

About the Author

Dr Michael Proeve, formerly of University of South Australia. His research interests include forensic psychology and the psychological treatment of offenders. Dr Proeve has extensive experience in clinical psychological practice, particularly in the forensic and correctional contexts. He was formerly the Director of the Sex Offender Treatment and Assessment Program, Adelaide, South Australia. He is a member of the Australian Psychological Society. Dr Steven Tudor is a Lecturer in the School of Law, La Trobe University, Australia. His research interests include jurisprudence, criminal procedure and criminal justice. Prior to becoming a full-time academic, Dr Tudor worked in policy advice for the Victorian Department of Justice, practised at the Victorian Bar and served as a judge's associate in the Supreme Court of Victoria and the Federal Court of Australia.

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface; Introduction; Scenes and stories of remorse; Analysing remorse; a philosophical approach; Remorse and related emotions: a psychological approach; The interpersonal effects of remorse; Proving remorse; Remorse as a mitigating factor in sentencing; Absence of remorse as an aggravating factor in sentencing; Moral emotions and psychological interventions with offenders; Remorse and restorative justice conferencing; Looking forwards with a backwards-looking emotion; Appendices; References; Index.

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