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Forensic Psychology (2nd Edition)

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 292
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Macmillan Insights in Psychology series

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09 February 2019

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This introduction shows the reader how much forensic psychology informs us about every step of the criminal process. From biological, social and cognitive theories of crime to eyewitness testimony and the penal system, this...

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This introduction shows the reader how much forensic psychology informs us about every step of the criminal process. From biological, social and cognitive theories of crime to eyewitness testimony and the penal system, this is essential reading for students seeking a deeper understanding of the key topics.

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Written by experienced authors, lecturers and researchers

 
This short, accessible book is perfectly pitched for advanced high school and introductory level undergraduate students 

Indepth and uptodate coverage of the major areas within forensic

Introduction.- Defining and Measuring Crime.- PART I: THEORIES OF CRIME.- Social and Psychological Theories
Biological and Cognitive Theories.- Theory Integration and Theory Application.- PART II: PSYCHOLOGY AND THE INVESTIGATIVE PROCESS
Forensic Science and Offender Profiling.- Eyewitness Testimony.- Investigative Interviewing.- PART III: PSYCHOLOGY AND THE COURTROOM
Jury Decision Making
Jury Bias
PART IV: PSYCHOLOGY AND THE PENAL SYSTEM.- Punishing Offenders
Treating Offenders.


'Scott provides an excellent introduction to this fascinating area. The book covers the broad and varied areas within forensic psychology in an enlightening and accessible style. It will undoubtedly whet the appetite of many A-Level and undergraduate students and hopefully encourage many of them into this most rewarding of careers." - Jo Clarke, Course Director, University of York
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Adrian J. Scott is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Psychology at Goldsmiths, University of London, UK, and a Research Fellow in the School of Arts and Humanities at Edith Cowan University, Australia

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Adrian J. Scott is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Psychology at Goldsmiths, University of London, UK, and a Research Fellow in the School of Arts and Humanities at Edith Cowan University, Australia

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