Applying Psychology to Criminal Justice

Publication Year: 2007

Edition: 1st

Authors/Editor: Carson, David; Milne, Rebecca; Pakes, Francis; Shalev, Karen; Shawyer, Andrea

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 978-0-47-001515-5

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Edited by four psychologists and a lawyer, and drawing on contributions from Europe, the USA and Australia, Applying Psychology to Criminal Justice argues that psychology should be applied more widely within the criminal justice system.

Few things should go together better than psychology and law--and few things are getting together less successfully. Contributors develop the case for successfully applying psychology to justice by providing a rich range of applicable examples for development now and in the future. Readers are encouraged to challenge the limited ambition and imagination of psychology and law by examining how insights in areas such as offender cognition and decision-making under pressure might inform future investigation and analysis.

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Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Wiley
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Carson, David; Milne, Rebecca; Pakes, Francis; Shalev, Karen; Shawyer, Andrea
ISBN: 978-0-47-001515-5
Specialty:
Clinical Psychology
Psychology
Language: English
Edition: 1st
Pages: 328
Year: 2007

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