Introduction to Forensic and Criminal Psychology

by Dennis Howitt
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Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 720
Published: 18th January 2018
Publisher: Pearson Education Limited
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 26.5 x 20.0  x 3.0
Weight (kg): 1.51
Edition Number: 6
Edition Type: New edition

Introduction to Forensic Criminal Psychology, 6th edition provides a clear, comprehensive and engaging coverage of the subject. With a continued emphasis on key empirical findings and the theory stemming from this research, this book will equip you with a deep and contextualised understanding of this fascinating area.

A range of pedagogical features will help you to quickly grasp the key concepts, appreciate the controversies and develop a practical understanding of the wide ranging topics encompassed by this ever evolving subject.

Key features

  • Market leading text in this popular area
  • Fully up-to-date with wide-ranging classic and contemporary research.
  • Includes coverage of radically new ideas about forensic memory, delinquency, burglary, sex offender treatment, and more.
  • Strong emphasis on theory and key empirical findings to encourage deeper understanding
  • Important and relevant research studies from a UK and international perspective are explored in depth.
  • 'Key concepts', 'Forensic psychology in action' and 'Controversies' provide students with a broader understanding of the subject
  • A glossary of key terms provides explanations for easy reference
  • Further reading suggestions at the end of each chapter help students to go beyond the text and discover key resources
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