Forensic Psychology A Very Short Introduction

Forensic Psychology  A Very Short Introduction
Publisher Oxford University Press
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Category Law
Total Pages 145
ISBN 9780199550203
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Discusses all aspects of psychology relevant to the legal and criminal process, including the role of mental disorders in crime, the minds of serial killers, and offender profiling.

Forensic Psychology  A Very Short Introduction
  • Author : David Canter
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2010-06-17

Discusses all aspects of psychology relevant to the legal and criminal process, including the role of mental disorders in crime, the minds of serial killers, and offender profiling.

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Forensic Psychology  A Very Short Introduction
  • Author : David Canter
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release Date : 2010-06-17

Lie detection, offender profiling, jury selection, insanity in the law, predicting the risk of re-offending , the minds of serial killers and many other topics that fill news and fiction are all aspects of the rapidly developing area of scientific psychology broadly known as Forensic Psychology. Forensic Psychology: A Very Short

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Forensic Psychology  A Very Short Introduction
  • Author : David Canter
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2010-06-17

Lie detection, offender profiling, jury selection, insanity in the law, predicting the risk of re-offending , the minds of serial killers and many other topics that fill news and fiction are all aspects of the rapidly developing area of scientific psychology broadly known as Forensic Psychology. Forensic Psychology: A Very Short

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Forensic Science  a Very Short Introduction
  • Author : Jim Fraser
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2020-02-27

Forensic science is a subject of wide fascination. What happens at a crime scene? How does DNA profiling work? How can it help solve crimes that happened 20 years ago? In forensic science, a criminal case can often hinge on a piece of evidence such as a hair, a blood trace,

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Forensic Psychology
  • Author : David V. Canter
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2010

Discusses all aspects of psychology relevant to the legal and criminal process, including the role of mental disorders in crime, the minds of serial killers, and offender profiling.

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Criminology
  • Author : Tim Newburn
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-02-22

Comprehensive and accessible, Tim Newburn’s bestselling Criminology provides an introduction to the fundamental themes, concepts, theories, methods and events that underpin the subject and form the basis for all undergraduate degree courses and modules in Criminology and Criminal Justice. This third edition includes: A new chapter on politics, reflecting

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Clinical Psychology  A Very Short Introduction
  • Author : Susan Llewelyn,Katie Aafjes-van Doorn
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-04-13

Clinical psychology makes a significant contribution to mental health care across the world. The essence of the discipline is the creative application of the knowledge base of psychology to the unique, personal experiences of individuals who are facing difficulties or changes in their lives. Rather than addressing such experiences as

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Social Psychology  A Very Short Introduction
  • Author : Richard J. Crisp
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release Date : 2015-08-27

Social psychology is about the people who populate our everyday lives, and how they affect our 'personal universe', defining who we are, and shaping our behaviour, beliefs, attitudes, and ideology. In an age where we've mapped the human genome and explored much of the physical world, the study of people's

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Psychopathy
  • Author : Essi Viding
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2019

Psychopathy is a personality disorder that has long captured the public imagination. Newspaper column inches have been devoted to murderers with psychopathic features, and we also encounter psychopaths in films and books. Individuals with psychopathy are characterised in particular by lack of empathy and guilt, manipulation of other people and,

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Criminology
  • Author : Tim Newburn
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2018-04-10

Crime is big news. From murder to theft to drug gangs, crime and criminal justice affect the lives of millions of people worldwide. Hardly surprisingly, crime has been pushed high up the public policy agenda across the world. But how can we measure crime, or evaluate the effectiveness of preventative

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Criminal Justice  A Very Short Introduction
  • Author : Julian V. Roberts
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release Date : 2015-08-27

The criminal justice system is wide ranging; from the crimes themselves and policing to the sentencing of offenders and prisons. In this Very Short Introduction Julian V. Roberts draws upon the latest research and current practices from a number of different countries around the world. Focusing on the adversarial model

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Fractals  A Very Short Introduction
  • Author : Kenneth Falconer
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release Date : 2013-09-26

Many are familiar with the beauty and ubiquity of fractal forms within nature. Unlike the study of smooth forms such as spheres, fractal geometry describes more familiar shapes and patterns, such as the complex contours of coastlines, the outlines of clouds, and the branching of trees. In this Very Short

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Forensic Psychology For Dummies
  • Author : David Canter,David V. Canter
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-05-14

Examines topics in the field of forensic psychology, including why people commit crimes, the ways that psychologists and prisoners work together, and how to go about becoming a forensic psychologist.

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Law  A Very Short Introduction
  • Author : Raymond Wacks
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release Date : 2008-03-27

Law underlies our society - it protects our rights, imposes duties on each of us, and establishes a framework for the conduct of almost every social, political, and economic activity. The punishment of crime, compensation of the injured, and the enforcement of contracts are merely some of the tasks of

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Forensic Psychology 101
  • Author : HowExpert,Sharlaine Ortiz
  • Publisher : HowExpert
  • Release Date : 2018-06-25

“Forensic Psychology 101: A Quick Guide That Teaches You the Top Key Lessons About Forensic Psychology from A to Z” is aimed towards persons interested in a brief but comprehensive guide about the application of psychology in the legal system. Whether you belong to a field within the legal arena, behavior,

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