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- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 54.99 US$ 47.29
The Psychology of the Supreme Court by Lawrence S. Wrightsman is the first book to thoroughly examine the psychology of Supreme Court decision-making. Dr. Wrightsmans book seeks to help us understand all aspects of the Supreme Courts functioning from a psychological perspective. This timely and comprehensive work addresses many factors of influence... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 21.95 US$ 13.17
A dramatic and compelling true-crime psychological thriller This incredible story shows how John Douglas tracked and participated in the hunt for one of the most notorious serial killers in U.S. history. For 31 years a man who called himself BTK (Bind, Torture, Kill) terrorized the city of Wichita, Kansas, sexually assaulting and strangling a series... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 49.95
Is there an alternative way of treating sexual offenders beyond traditional psychiatry? Sexual Offenders explores and develops personal construct theory in terms of forensic and social psychology, and examines the possibilities for sexual offender assessment and therapy. Rather than viewing sexual offenders as having a mental illness or possessing... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 76.95 US$ 66.69
This book illustrates the wide variety of applications of psychology to the criminal and civil justice system. Illustrates the wide variety of applications of psychology to the criminal and civil justice system. Gives examples of how forensic psychology can benefit not only from clinical and criminological approaches, but also from the... more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 37.99 US$ 32.67
While the notion of insanity and the fact that it is unfair to hold "mentally impaired" people fully and criminally responsible for their actions has a long history, the concepts associated with criminal responsibility are still complex and difficult to define. In recent years, the field has developed a greater consensus regarding essential data collection... more...
- Australian Academic Press 2008; US$ 19.99
This book is written to help you develop understanding and skills so that you can feel confident in presenting expert evidence. The format of the book is not simply to give you information, instead it is also structured to reflect the way psychologists can develop professional competence through supervision. You, the reader, will listen in on supervision... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 224.00 US$ 194.13
Recent trends within community policing suggest that the next generation of community policing will be more "knowledge-based", involving a shift toward a problem-oriented and strategic use of information as a basis for management and better use of police resources. The Handbook of Knowledge-Based Policing examines how knowledge-based policing can... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 210.95 US$ 182.82
Assessing Risk in Sex Offenders: A Practitioner's Guide is a handy resource for forensic practitioners responsible for assessing an managing sexual offenders at risk of recidivism. It covers the risk factors associated with sexual recidivism, evaluates risk assessment approaches and offers guidance on how to conduct forensic evaluations. Written... more...
- Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 40.99 US$ 35.25
This book considers those legal, ethical and assessment issues that arise when forensic mental health professionals are asked to evaluate the capacity of adults to make independent decisions about the management of their personal and financial affairs. As our population ages, the competence of those who are elderly and mentally infirmed may be challenged... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 44.00 US$ 38.13
Quickly acquire the knowledge and skills you need to confidently administer, score, and interpret the key assessment instruments used by forensic psychologists Mental health professionals are frequently called on to perform forensic assessments for a wide variety of court cases. To use these instruments properly, professionals need an authoritative... more...