Introduction to forensic and criminal psychology / Dennis Howitt, Loughborough University.

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Edition:6th Edition.
Published: New York : Pearson, [2018]
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Table of Contents:
  • Publisher's acknowledgements
  • What is forensic and criminal psychology
  • The social context of crime
  • Crime and the public
  • Victims of crime
  • Theories of crime
  • Juvenile offenders and beyond
  • Theft and other crimes against property
  • Violent offenders
  • Sexual offenders 1: rapists
  • Sexual offenders 2: paedophiles and child molestation
  • Police psychology
  • Terrorism and hostage-taking incidents
  • Eyewitness testimony
  • Profile analysis 1: fbi-style offender profiling
  • Profile analysis 2: investigative psychology, statistical and geographical profiling
  • False allegations
  • False and true confessions
  • Lies, lie detecting and credibility 1: the psychology of deception
  • Lies, lie detecting and credibility 2: the polygraph test and statement validity analysis
  • Children as witnesses
  • Mental disorders and crime
  • Mental, personality and intellectual problems in court
  • Judges and lawyers
  • Juries and decision making
  • Effective prison
  • Psychological treatments for prisoners and other offenders
  • Glossary
  • References
  • Name index
  • Subject index.