Forensic and Criminal Psychology

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Prentice Hall, 2002 - Psychology - 423 pages
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An examination of forensic and criminal psychology that examines psychological research and theory and its practical relevance to understanding events in courts of law and the psychological processes involved in the judicial system. It includes case studies, boxed sections on key studies and researchers. The text covers both forensic and criminal psychology in the same volume with the emphasis on areas of debate and controversy to promote reader interaction. It provides comprehensive details of the conceptual background to the field and includes international examples of forensic practices while drawing upon a wide variety of psychology specialisms.

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Contents

criminal psychology
10
The social context of crime
19
Crime and the public
35
Copyright

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