Current Perspectives in Forensic Psychology and Criminal Behavior

Current Perspectives in Forensic Psychology and Criminal Behavior

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Sage Publications
Featuring ten new articles by experts in the field, this up-to-date reader emphasizes the ways that forensic psychologists apply psychological knowledge, concepts, and principles on a day-to-day basis. Drawing on cutting-edge research to demonstrate the ways that forensic psychology has contributed to the understanding of criminal behavior and crime prevention, the Third Edition addresses key topics in each of the five major subareas of the field—police psychology, legal psychology, the psychology of crime and delinquency, victimology and victim services, and correctional psychology.

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Intended as supplementary readings for an undergraduate course in criminology, this collection of articles highlights current scholarship in psychology as it relates to criminal justice. The work is divided into sections covering police and investigative psychology, criminal and delinquent behavior, legal psychology, victimology and victim services and correctional psychology. Individual articles address such topics as science and pseudo-science in law enforcement, psychopathy and pathological behaviors, confession evidence, issues in victim reporting of sexual and bias crimes and challenges for mentally ill correctional inmates. All of the entries are from recently published criminology and psychology periodicals. Access to additional resources for instructors and students is provided. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE, c2012
Edition: 3rd ed
ISBN: 9781412992442
1412992443
Characteristics: xi, 331 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Bartol, Curt R. 1940-
Bartol, Anne M.

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