Introduction to Forensic Psychology
From Book News, Inc. Explores how psychologists impact the research, practice and policy of crime, law and justice. The text is divided into three broad sections on police and law enforcement, court and the legal system, and corrections and prison practice. Each of these sections is further divided into adult, juvenile, civil and family forensics. Rather than touching on every aspect of the field, the author focuses on the more controversial issues currently influencing the development of the field.Book News, Inc.®, Portland, OR
Kurzbeschreibung Introduction to Forensic Psychology is an original approach to understanding how psychologists impact the research, practice, and policy of crime, law, and justice. Written specifically for students, lay professionals, and practitioners, the text systematically examines police, court, and correctional aspects of forensic psychology. By further subdividing the text into the adult, juvenile, family, and civil components of forensic psychology, the author brings interdependence and overlap among...