An Introduction to Criminological Psychology, 2nd Edition
Crime is an expensive aspect of society, and each year huge amounts of public money are spent on the courts, police, probation services, and prisons, while the human costs in terms of pain, fear and loss is incalculable. Psychology and Crime comprehensively covers the vital role of psychological...
Published December 10th 2012 by Routledge
Policy and Pratice for the Delinquent Adolescent
Delinquent adolescents are provided for by a huge network of institutions, ranging from secure units, to probation hostels and units in mainstream schools. The staff who deal with these adolescents come from a wide range of disciplines and training backgrounds, but the most widely used treatment...
Published February 21st 2008 by Routledge
This text provides a state-of-the-art summary of current issues in psychology, introducing the reader to contemporary thinking and research. The book discusses topics from areas as wide as cognitive, developmental, physiological, social and applied psychology, as well as individual differences and...
Published September 21st 1995 by Taylor & Francis
The Psychology of Violence and Risk Assessment
Produced in response to the growing international demand for information, this book details the latest research in understanding and controlling violent and sexual offences. Increasing numbers of psychologists are now studying and working with offenders to the advancement of forensic...
Published October 6th 1994 by Routledge
A Psychological Approach To Explanation And Prevention
This study looks at contemporary psychological research and theory into criminal behaviour and considers the relationship between psychological and criminological theories. At the same time, the book examines the impact of psychology on strategies....
Published September 22nd 1992 by Taylor & Francis