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Psychology in Practice: Crime By Julie Harrower

Psychology in Practice: Crime
by Julie Harrower

Psychology in Practice is the definitive six-part series on the practical applications of psychology to areas of everyday life, covering crime, education, health, sport, organisations and the environment. Each book in the series examines one unit of the Applications of Psychology section of the OCR specifications.
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Psychology in Practice: Crime Summary


Psychology in Practice: Crime by Julie Harrower

Psychology in Practice is the definitive six-part series on the practical applications of psychology to areas of everyday life, covering crime, education, health, sport, organisations and the environment. Each book in the series examines one unit of the Applications of Psychology section of the OCR syllabus.



Psychology in Practice: Crime covers the application of psychology to our understanding of criminal behaviour. Forensic psychology has significantly expanded over recent years and now makes a valuable contribution to the investigation of crime, the development of treatment programmes for offenders, crime prevention, and research which can provide the basis of expert testimony in the courtroom.



Key learning aids include:

a set of key terms for each chapter

practical exercises

section summaries and overall main chapter points

recommended further reading and web sites

sample examination questions based on OCR specimen materials.



Readership

Criminology and psychology students, teachers and the interested general reader

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About Julie Harrower


Julie Harrower is a highly experienced criminology author

Table of Contents


Explanations of criminal behaviour; criminal thinking patterns; crime-victim interaction; offender profiling; the police and crime; the psychology of testimony; psychology of the courtroom; offender punishments, treatment and prevention of crime.

Additional information

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Psychology in Practice: Crime by Julie Harrower
Julie Harrower
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Hodder Education
2001-11-02
152
0340844973
9780340844977
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