Policing and Psychology

by Nicholas Blagden

Series: Policing Matters Series

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ISBNs
  • 0857254650
  • 9780857254658
  • 9780857254672
  • 9780857254665
This book draws on a range of psychological theories, concepts and research to explore the role and relevance of psychology to modern day policing. It focuses on key issues including psychological theories of criminal behaviour, interpersonal skills, stereotyping and prejudice, profiling,the psychological effects of crime on victims, and burnout and stress on offiers. The text is underpinned by reflectie activities and case studies encouraging a critical understanding of psychology applied to policing practice. This book provides an accessible and up-to-date textbook for those studying and teaching policing, psychology and criminology.

  • SAGE Publications; February 2012
  • ISBN: 9780857254672
  • Edition: 1
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  • Title: Policing and Psychology
  • Series: Policing Matters Series
  • Author: Nicholas Blagden
  • Imprint: Learning Matters
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 0857254650
  • 9780857254658
  • 9780857254672
  • 9780857254665
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 0857254650
  • 9780857254658
  • 9780857254672
  • 9780857254665