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Forensic Psychology

  • International Perspectives on Violence Risk Assessmentby Jay P. Singh; Stål Bjørkly; Seena Fazel

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 74.99 US$ 64.49

    International Perspectives on Violence Risk Assessment includes chapters by leading risk assessment scholars in more than 15 countries and explores the topic from a truly international outlook. Using findings from the seminal International Risk Survey (IRiS), the largest qualitative study in the history of the field, current assessment, management,... more...

  • The Handbook of Forensic Psychopathology and Treatmentby Maaike Cima

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The Handbook of Forensic Psychopathology and Treatment explores the relationship between psychopathology and criminal behaviour in juveniles and adults. It provides a detailed explanation of the developmental pathway from the process of increasing criminal behaviour and becoming a forensic patient, to assessment, treatment and rehabilitation. ... more...

  • Financial Crimes: Psychological, Technological, and Ethical Issuesby Michel Dion; David Weisstub; Jean-Loup Richet

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 109.00

    This book on the psychology of white collar criminals discusses various cases of financial crime, while also attempting to delve into the minds of the criminals in question. The literature on this topic is growing as it gains momentum in the scientific field, as a result of the extremely negative impact white collar crime has on its victims. Because... more...

  • Advances in Psychology and Lawby Monica K. Miller; Brian H. Bornstein

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 99.99

    This first volume of an exciting annual series presents important new developments in the psychology behind issues in the law and its applications. Psychological theory is used to explore why many current legal policies and procedures can be ineffective or counterproductive, with special emphasis on new findings on how witnesses, jurors, and suspects... more...

  • Forensische Arbeit mit Kindern und Jugendlichenby Sabine Völkl-Kernstock; Christian Kienbacher

    Springer Vienna 2016; US$ 69.99

    Forensische Psychologie sowie Forensische Psychiatrie im Kindes- und Jugendalter stellen Spezialgebiete dar und bedingen zumeist die Zusammenarbeit verschiedener Berufsgruppen aus dem psychosozialen, medizinischen und juristischen Umfeld. Damit die forensische Tätigkeit entsprechend wissenschaftlichen Standards geleistet werden kann, ist ein regelmäßiger... more...

  • Sexual Abuse and the Sexual Offenderby Barry Maletzky

    Karnac Books 2016; US$ 73.95

    The Sexual Offender examines the myths perpetuated by the media and widely held by the public, by providing actual data, with case examples, to demonstrate how sexual offending occurs, who commits these acts, what might cause such crimes, how sexual offenders are assessed, supervised and treated, and how to prevent such offending from occurring to... more...

  • Nudging - Possibilities, Limitations and Applications in European Law and Economicsby Klaus Mathis; Avishalom Tor

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 159.00

    This anthology provides an in-depth analysis and discusses the issues surrounding nudging and its use in legislation, regulation, and policy making more generally. The 17 essays in this anthology provide startling insights into the multifaceted debate surrounding the use of nudges in European Law and Economics. Nudging is a tool aimed at altering... more...

  • Gewalt und Mimikryby Prokop Andreas

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 39.99

    Andreas Prokop untersucht spektakuläre Fälle exzessiver Gewalt, deren Protagonisten eine narzisstische Bedürftigkeit und Kränkbarkeit aufweisen, die zuvor häufig hinter einer Fassade der Unscheinbarkeit und Angepasstheit verborgen geblieben war. Während die empirische Forschung hier an ihre Grenzen stößt, legt der Autor mithilfe der Adaption psychoanalytischer... more...

  • The Type Theory of Lawby Marko Novak

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 54.99

    Thisvolume presents a Type Theory of Law (TTL), claiming that this is a uniquetheory of law that stems from the philosophical understanding of Jung?spsychological types applied to the phenomenon of law. Furthermore, the TTLclaims to be a universal, general and descriptive account of law. To provethat, the book first presents the fundamentals of Jungian... more...

  • Psychologie im Familienrecht - zum Nutzen oder Schaden des Kindes?by Uwe Tewes

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 14.99

    Dieses lebenspraktische Sachbuch greift die öffentliche Diskussion überUngerechtigkeiten im Scheidungsverfahren, gerichtliche Fehlurteile undfamilienpsychologische Gutachter als ?heimliche Richter? auf. Es beschreibtanschaulich das sehr komplexe System der Zusammenarbeit von Gerichten,Gutachtern, Anwälten, Jugendämtern und Verfahrensbeiständen der... more...