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Forensic Psychology

  • Neuropsychology of Criminal Behaviorby Feggy Ostrosky; Alfredo Ardila

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 52.95

    This book draws on findings from psychology, neurology, and genetics, to offer a multi-dimensional analysis of criminal behavior. It explores the biological bases of emotions such as aggression, anger, and hostility and how they-- combined with social psychological influences, such as family history and environmental conditions-- may lead to violence.... more...

  • Finding the Truth in the Courtroomby Henry Otgaar; Mark L. Howe

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 44.99

    Finding the Truth in the Courtroom combines the science behind deception and memory and their relation in court. Testimonies are oftentimes the most important piece of evidence in legal cases. Hence, this book shows how such testimonies can be riddled with deception and/or memory errors, how to detect them, and what you can against them. more...

  • The Science and Law of School Segregation and Diversityby Roger J.R. Levesque

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 43.99

    The Science and Law of School Segregation and Diversity examines the sources of the disconnect between scientific findings on school segregation and how the U.S. legal system addresses it; evaluates these sources' empirical and legal foundations; explains why they persist; and reveals what can be done about them. more...

  • The Psychopathby Hugues Herve; John C. Yuille

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 73.95

    The Psychopath: Theory, Research, and Practice is a comprehensive review of the latest advancements in the study of psychopathy. As research into psychopathy over the past two decades has burgeoned, it has had significant implications for clinical practice, with important ethical considerations raised as interest into psychopathy has moved into the... more...

  • The Handbook of Eyewitness Psychology: Volume Iby Michael P. Toglia; J. Don Read; David F. Ross; R.C.L. Lindsay

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 150.00

    The Handbook of Eyewitness Psychology presents a survey of research and  legal opinions from international experts on the rapidly expanding scientific literature addressing the accuracy and limitations of eyewitnesses as a source of evidence for the courts. For the first time, extensive reviews of factors influencing witnesses of all ages-children,... more...

  • Mania and Marjorie Diehl-Armstrongby Jerry Clark; Ed Palattella

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 34.00

    Throughout history there have been a number of female serials killers, but what drives these women to kill? Clark and Palattella dive deeper into this question by examining the case of Marjorie Diehl-Armstrong, and provide a history of how the criminal justice system has handled complex and controversial issues surrounding mental illness. more...

  • Forensic Psychology in Practiceby Joanna Clarke; Pamela Wilson

    Macmillan Education UK 2017; US$ 47.09

    What do you need to consider when preparing a report on a juvenile offender? Why would interviewing a sex offender prove particularly challenging? How do practitioners survive the pressures of working with offenders? Forensic Psychology in Practice: A Practitioner's Handbook provides a practical guide toovercoming these challenges. If you are training,... more...

  • Solitaryby Terry Allen Kupers

    University of California Press 2017; US$ 29.95

    “When I testify in court, I am often asked: ‘What is the damage of long-term solitary confinement?’ . . . Many prisoners emerge from prison after years in solitary with very serious psychiatric symptoms even though outwardly they may appear emotionally stable. The damage from isolation is dreadfully real.” —Terry Allen Kupers   Imagine spending... more...

  • Forensic Psychologyby Graham M. Davies; Anthony R. Beech

    Wiley 2017; US$ 61.50 US$ 55.35

    Introduces forensic psychology to students and professionals who want to better understand psychology’s expanding influence on the study of law, crime and criminality Forensic psychology is a constantly growing discipline, both in terms of student interest and as a profession for graduates. This book highlights the often sizeable gap between... more...

  • Psychosocial Risks in Labour and Social Security Lawby Loïc Lerouge

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 105.97

    ​This book studies a range of legal systems and compares them on their ability to deal with psychosocial risks at work. The topic of psychosocial risks at work has received much attention recently, both from the general public, the press, and those working in the legal arena. It is difficult for lawyers to deal with the issue of psychosocial risks... more...