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Introduction to Forensic and Criminal Psychology By Dennis Howitt

Introduction to Forensic and Criminal Psychology by Dennis Howitt

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Summary

Provides an introduction to forensic and criminal psychology. This book, written with students in mind, describes the practical nature of forensic psychology. It includes research studies and theories, chapters on property crime and victims, and the crucial aspects of law as it affects the Forensic and Criminal Psychology research and practice.

Introduction to Forensic and Criminal Psychology Summary

Introduction to Forensic and Criminal Psychology by Dennis Howitt

This book provides an engaging introduction to the major issues and findings of modern forensic and criminal psychology. It discusses the broadest range of issues from childhood offenders through to assessing risk of future offending. With its effective organisation and useful features, the book ensures readers become comfortable with theory whilst describing the practical nature of forensic psychology.

Table of Contents

Figures Tables Boxes Preface Acknowledgements 1. What is forensic and criminal psychology? 2. The social context of crime 3. Crime and the public 4. Victims of crime 5. Theories of crime 6. Juvenile offenders and beyond 7. Theft and other crimes against Property 8. Violent offenders 9. Sexual offenders 1: rapists 10. Sexual offenders 2: Paedophiles and child molestation 11. Police psychology 12. Eyewitness testimony 13. Profile analysis 14. False allegations 15. False confessions 16. Lies, lie detecting and credibility: polygraphy and statement validity analysis 17. Children as witnesses 18. Mental illness and crime 19. Mental, personality and intellectual problems in court 20. Judges and lawyers 21. Juries and decision making 22. Effective prison 23. Assessment of risk, dangerousness and recidivism References Name index Subject index

Additional information

GOR003397167
9780131297586
0131297589
Introduction to Forensic and Criminal Psychology by Dennis Howitt
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Pearson Education (US)
2005-11-14
472
N/A
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