What does a Criminological Psychologist do? The popular image is that of a latter-day Sherlock Holmes helping the police to solve crimes and mysteries, but the reality is much more complex. Psychology and Crime is a new introduction to the topic of Criminological Psychology that helps dispel these popular myths by providing a comprehensive overview of the topic of Criminological Psychology.
The book includes both classic and contemporary psychological theory and research on a range of criminological issues including the nature, measurement and causes of crime, police work and offender profiling, eye-witness memory, trial procedures, jury decision making and the treatment of crime. Putwain and Sammons have produced an introductory text which covers the material on this topic in the A2 components of the AQA-B, OCR and Edexcel A-Level specifications. Psychology and Crime is also ideal for undergraduate students looking for an introduction to criminological psychology and for students studying psychology and media. It will also be useful for those who work in fields related to criminology such as the police and probation services, social workers and therapists.
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David Putwain is Principal Examiner for the Edexcel Foundation and a regular contributor to Psychology Review. Aidan Sammons is head of Psychology at Abbey College in Birmingham. They are both experienced teachers of psychologyContenuti:
Introduction. The Nature and Measurement of Offending. Biologically Orientated Explanations of Criminal Behaviour. Psychologically Orientated Explanations of Criminal Behaviour. The Police and Crime. Offender Profiling. The Psychology of Testimony. The Psychology of the Courtroom. Punishing, Treating and Preventing Crime. Study Aids.
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