This text is a dynamic forensic psychology reader that provides cutting-edge research in police and correctional psychology, the psychology of crime and victimization, and psychology as applied to criminal and civil courts. Addressing key topics in each of three major course areas--criminal behavior, forensic psychology, and psychology and law--the book highlights how forensic psychology has contributed to the understanding of criminal behavior and crime prevention. Editors Curt R. Bartol and Anne M. Bartol have assembled published journal articles, as well as commentaries written specifically for this book by forensics experts, to provide an overview of the wide array of prevalent theories in this field.
Genre: Psychology, True Crime, Political Science
Subgenre: Psychopathology / General, Political Freedom + Security / Law Enforcement, Forensic Psychology, General