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    Introduction to Forensic and Criminal Psychology (Paperback) By (author) Dennis Howitt


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    DescriptionThis 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.

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    Introduction to Forensic and Criminal Psychology
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Dennis Howitt
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 472
    Width: 188 mm
    Height: 246 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 898 g
    ISBN 13: 9780131297586
    ISBN 10: 0131297589

    BIC E4L: PSY
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: JMK
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S2.2T
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T General Subject: 670
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 04
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    BISAC V2.8: SOC004000, PSY014000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 364.3
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 614.15
    LC classification: HV6080 .H69 2006
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Pearson Education (US)
    Imprint name
    Prentice Hall
    Publication date
    01 February 2006
    Publication City/Country
    Upper Saddle River
    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