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  1. Conviction of the Innocent

    This comprehensive volume represents an important milestone for research on miscarriages of justice. By bringing psychological theories and research to bear on this social problem, the authors derive compelling recommendations for future research and practical reform in police and legal procedures.|This comprehensive volume represents an important milestone for research on miscarriages of justice. By bringing psychological theories and research to bear on this social problem, the authors derive compelling recommendations for future research and practical reform in police and legal procedures.|This comprehensive volume represents an important milestone for research on miscarriages of justice. By bringing psychological theories and research to bear on this social problem, the authors derive compelling recommendations for future research and practical reform in police and legal procedures. Learn More
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  2. Cop Watch

    Renowned social psychologist Hans Toch takes stock of the vast changes in police procedures that have occurred over the last half-century by examining the evolving role of spectators to police-citizen interactions. This sympathetic and informed analysis details the concerns of both disgruntled citizens and unsettled police. In this unflinching examination of the power of the crowd and society to shape police practice, Toch provides a uniquely compelling look at the struggles and complexities of policing in a volatile world. Learn More
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  3. Violence Against Women and Children, Volume 1

    Experts from diverse disciplines describe prevalence rates among various populations; risk factors for perpetration and vulnerability and protective factors for potential victims. They also document the impact of violence on the victims in terms of psychological, reproductive, maternal and child health, and behavioural and economic consequences. Learn More
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  4. Violence Against Women and Children, Volume 2

    Eminent scholars use a public health model to examine current societal responses to interpersonal violence. Authors examine the efficacy of medical and psychological treatments for victims, families, and perpetrators, as well as justice system responses to various forms of child abuse, sexual violence, and domestic violence. Interventions are suggested at several levels of prevention, including initiatives designed to eradicate the problem, reduce it among those at risk, and minimize the negative consequences of violence and stabilize health. Learn More
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  5. Testifying in Court

    For over 20 years, Stanley Brodsky's Testifying in Court has been a trusted guide for expert witnesses across a variety of professions. In this extensively updated edition, the author has combined a wealth of new research with feedback from users of the first edition and his own evolving experience as an expert witness. As in the first edition, key principles are addressed in brief essays that draw on real-life scenarios and end in a take-home maxim. Learn More
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  6. Reform of Eyewitness Identification Procedures

    In recent decades, nearly 300 US citizens convicted of major felonies have been found innocent and exonerated. Along the way, forensic psychologists have played a key role in efforts to uncover and publicise the systemic issues that contribute to erroneous convictions. In Reform of Eyewitness Identification Procedures, Brian Cutler focuses on the most important single factor underlying many innocent convictions: mistaken eyewitness identifications. Learn More
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  7. Principles of Forensic Report Writing

    Explores the psychology of report writing, including the motivations of readers and writers, communicative and performative concerns, and the cognitive science that applies to the process. The book addresses foundational principles rather than mechanics and how these feed back to the assessment process. Emphasis is placed throughout on the problem of applying general research, nomothetic tests, and generally useful actuarials to specific cases. Learn More
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  8. Organizational Change Through Individual Empowerment

    How does meaningful change occur? What is the role of the psychologist in promoting change? These questions drive this incisive retrospective by social psychologist Hans Toch, who has spearheaded participatory change among violence-prone police, disenfranchised corrections officers, and inmates dehumanized by the misapplication of psychology in Supermax segregation units. Learn More
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  9. APA Handbook of Forensic Psychology

    Examines the scientific foundations and practical application of psychology to law, the practice of law, and law-related policy. Drawing on contemporary psychological research and practice, this handbook provides a thorough, up-to-date, and far-reaching reference on forensic psychological issues that are important to researchers, practitioners and students in psychology, other social sciences and practice disciplines, and law. Learn More
    £430.00

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  10. Forensic Evaluation and Treatment of Juveniles

    A practical guide that will help psychologists answer important psycho-legal questions to properly assess and treat juvenile offenders. These guidelines primarily focus on disposition evaluations, which describe adolescent offenders and paths to rehabilitation, and transfer evaluations, which determine whether juveniles should be moved to adult courts. Learn More
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  11. The Psychology of Law

    Despite notable contributions in eyewitness identification and jury selection, most legal research done by psychologists has had a minimal impact upon law and public policy in the US. In this carefully-reasoned and compelling text, the authors explain how psychologists have failed to understand the law and the context in which it operates. Learn More
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  12. The Expert Expert Witness

    For more than two decades, Stanley Brodsky has taught expert witnesses simple and practical strategies they can use to negotiate challenges in the courtroom and give strong, effective testimony. In this thorough update to his classic guide, Brodsky and Gutheil, continue to provide sage, humorous advice that will put expert witnesses at ease and allow them to comport themselves with poise and confidence. Learn More
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  13. Family Evaluation in Custody Litigation

    Presents a straightforward, step-by-step protocol for mental health professionals who evaluate child custody cases. This book explains the judicial and legal requirements of child custody evaluations; reviews the legal evidentiary standards that pertain to psychological testing, scientific evidence, and the expert witness testimony; and presents a clear, step-by-step evaluation protocol. Learn More
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  14. Social, Psychological, and Forensic Perspectives on Sexual Abuse

    Examines the prevalence, assessment, causes, and impacts of sexual violence from cultural, legal, psychosocial, theoretical, and medical viewpoints. Discussing difficult issues including forensic assessment, legal ramifications, mental health, risk assessment, and effects on family life, this book is aimed at researchers, mental health professionals, clinicians, and special educators. Learn More
    £181.00

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  15. Legal and Criminological Psychology

    Understanding the behaviours and thoughts of criminals can be the key in a criminal investigation and is fundamental in prevention of crime. Figure out patterns of behaviour and offenders thought processes can give law officers a much needed advantage. This text provides an introduction to criminal psychology. Learn More
    £158.00

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