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Psychology And Law In A Changing World

Author : Lara Bagnoli
ISBN : 9781134699650
Genre : Law
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Criminal psychology, and its relationship to the practice of law, has become a topic of major significance over the last three decades. Psychologists play a key role in modern criminal investigation and are central to crime reduction measures such as offender profiling, delinquency prevention and tackling fear of crime. Contributors from North America, Europe and Australia examine this link, both adding to and drawing upon the pool of recent theory construction and empirical work in the following areas: * causes and prevention of offending * studies of crime and offenders * the victim's perspective * witnesses and testimony * studies of legal processes. These issues are studied from a 'local' perspective that recognises not only the need for cross-national comparative research, but also the generation of a corpus of scientific knowledge more representative of the complexity of criminal and legal investigation today.

Psychologie Als Humanwissenschaft

Author : Gerd Jüttemann
ISBN : 3525462158
Genre : History
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Aufgrund der Gegensätzlichkeit, die sich zunehmend zwischen einer kultur- und einer naturwissenschaftlichen Orientierung in der Psychologie herausbildete, ist die Gefahr einer Spaltung der Disziplin offenkundig geworden. Vor diesem Hintergrund und angesichts der Verantwortung des Menschen für den Erhalt oder die Wiederherstellung einer von Zivilisationsschäden unbelasteten Umwelt entstand das Projekt, das integrative Modell einer "Psychologie als Humanwissenschaft" zu entwickeln. Gerd Jüttemann ist es gelungen, eine Reihe von führenden Vertreterinnen und Vertretern der akademisch repräsentierten Psychologie für die Frage zu interessieren, inwieweit sie eine humanwissenschaftliche Konzeption des Fachs für notwendig halten und welche einschlägigen Implikationen sie für ihren Bereich daraus ableiten.

Handbook Of Psychology In Legal Contexts

Author : David Carson
ISBN : 9780470862223
Genre : Psychology
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The second edition of this popular international handbook highlights the developing relationship between psychology and the law. Consisting of all-new material and drawing on the work of practitioners and academics from the UK, Europe, North America and elsewhere, this volume looks not only at the more traditional elements of psychology and the law - the provision of psychological assessments about individuals to the courts - but also many of the recent developments, such as the interaction between psychologists and other professionals, decision-making by judges and juries, and the shaping of social policy and political debate. Contemporary and authoritative in its scope, the second edition of The Handbook of Psychology in Legal Contexts will again prove to be a valuable resource for scholars and students, as well as being a vital tool for all professionals working in the field. * Well known editors and an international list of authors, most of whom are leaders in their field * Focus on psychological concepts and knowledge that will enlighten best practice and research * The focus on process and issues ensures that the book is not limited in interest by specific legal codes or legislation, it is international * More than an updating of the old chapters, really a rethinking of the field and what is now important and emerging

Psychology And Law

Author : Andreas Kapardis
ISBN : 0521531616
Genre : Law
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This book is the authoritative work for students and professionals in psychology and law.

Forthcoming Books

Author : Rose Arny
ISBN : UOM:39015058394381
Genre : American literature
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International Perspectives On The Assessment And Treatment Of Sexual Offenders

Author : Dr Douglas P. Boer
ISBN : 1119996201
Genre : Psychology
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International Perspectives on the Assessment and Treatment of Sexual Offenders: Theory, Practice and Research provides the first truly global perspective on the assessment and treatment of sex offenders. Presents a comprehensive overview of current theories and practices relating to the assessment and treatment of sex offenders throughout the world, including the US, Europe, and Australasia Covers all the major developments in the areas of risk assessment, treatment, and management Includes chapters written by internationally respected practitioners and researchers experienced in working with sexual offenders such as Bill Marshall, Ruth Mann, Karl Hanson and Jayson Ware

Subject Guide To Books In Print

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105025888517
Genre : American literature
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The Task Of Universities In A Changing World

Author : Stephen Denis Kertesz
ISBN : UOM:39015003498816
Genre : Education, Higher
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Through The Labyrinth

Author : Alice H. Eagly
ISBN : 9781633690233
Genre : Business & Economics
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Despite real progress, women remain rare enough in elite positions of power that their presence still evokes a sense of wonder. In Through the Labyrinth, Alice Eagly and Linda Carli examine why women's paths to power remain difficult to traverse. First, Eagly and Carli prove that the glass ceiling is no longer a useful metaphor and offer seven reasons why. They propose the labyrinth as a better image and explain how to navigate through it. This important and practical book addresses such critical questions as: How far have women actually come as leaders? Do stereotypes and prejudices still limit women's opportunities? Do people resist women's leadership more than men's? And, do organisations create obstacles to women who would be leaders?This book's rich analysis is founded on scientific research from psychology, economics, sociology, political science, and management. The authors ground their conclusions in that research and invoke a wealth of engaging anecdotes and personal accounts to illustrate the practical principles that emerge. With excellent leadership in short supply, no group, organisation, or nation can afford to restrict women's access to leadership roles. This book evaluates whether such restrictions are present and, when they are, what we can do to eliminate them.

Delinquency And Justice

Author : William E. Thornton
ISBN : 0070645310
Genre : Social Science
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