Current Perspectives in Forensic Psychology and Criminal Behavior (häftad)
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Bartol, Anne M.
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Current Perspectives in Forensic Psychology and Criminal Behavior (häftad)

Current Perspectives in Forensic Psychology and Criminal Behavior

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Addressing key topics in each of three major course areas--criminal behaviour, forensic psychology, and psychology and law,this book represents cutting-edge research and theory to demonstrate the ways that psychology has contributed to the understanding of criminal behaviour and policies of the criminal and civil justice systems. The Fourth Edition addresses key topics in each of the five major subareas of the field--police and public safety psychology, legal psychology, the psychology of crime and delinquency, victimology and victim services, and correctional psychology.

New to this edition:

  • 31 NEW articles provide cutting-edge research in police, legal and correctional psychology, as well as the psychology of criminal behaviour and victimization.

  • An introductory section opens the book with two articles that offers a discussion of undergraduate and graduate training in forensic psychology along with a suggested list of core competences for education in the field.

  • Police and public safety section focuses on current controversies such as false confessions, interrogation tactics, and eyewitness identification.

  • Concise summaries of current research relating to violence risk assessment, child abduction, and correctional assessment and treatment.

  • NEW articles specifically relating to juveniles offer discussions around the teenage brain, risk taking, and treatment for juvenile offenders.

  • An updated victimology section includes topics of great interest to young adults such as hate crimes, intimate partner violence, and dating violence.

  • References have been moved to the end of each article so that readers can easily locate sources for further research. 

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Curt R. Bartol was a college professor for more than 30 years, teaching a wide variety of both undergraduate and graduate courses, including Biopsychology, Criminal Behavior, Juvenile Delinquency, Introduction to Forensic Psychology, Social Psychology, Profiling, and Psychology and Law. He earned his PhD in personality/social psychology from Northern Illinois University in 1972. He studied political science and law at the University of Wisconsin-Madison under a fellowship from the National Institute for the Humanities (NIH). He was instrumental in creating and launching Castleton State Colleges graduate program in forensic psychology and served as its director for 6 years. As a licensed clinical psychologist, he has been a consulting police psychologist to local, municipal, state, and federal law enforcement agencies for over 30 years. In addition to Introduction to Forensic Psychology, he has coauthored Criminal Behavior: A Psychosocial Approach (now in its 11th ed.), Juvenile Delinquency and Antisocial Behavior: A Developmental Perspective (3rd ed.), Criminal and Behavioral Profiling, and Psychology and Law: Theory, Research, and Application (3rd ed.). He served as editor of SAGEs Criminal Justice and Behavior: An International Journal, for 17 years. He also co-edited Current Perspectives in Forensic Psychology and Criminal Behavior (3rd ed.). Anne M. Bartol earned an MA and a PhD in criminal justice from State University of New York at Albany. She also holds an MA in journalism from the University of WisconsinMadison. She taught criminal justice, sociology, and journalism courses over a 20-year college teaching career and has worked as a journalist and a social worker in child and adolescent protective services. In addition to Introduction to Forensic Psychology, she has coauthored Juvenile Delinquency: A Systems Approach; Delinquency and Justice: A Psychosocial Approach; Psychology and Law: Theory, Research, and Application; Criminal Behavior; and Criminal and Behavioral Profiling. She co-edited Current Perspectives, has served as book review editor and managing editor of Criminal Justice and Behavior and has published articles on women and criminal justice, rural courts, and the history of forensic psychology.


Unit 1: Introduction Chapter 1: A Survey of Graduate Training Programs and Coursework in Forensic Psychology - Jeffrey Burl, Sanjay Shah, Sarah Filone, Elizabeth Foster, and David DeMatteo Chapter 2: Graduate Students' Experiences, Interests, and Attitudes Toward Correctional/Forensic Psychology - Robert D. Morgan, Amanda M. Beer, Katherine L. Fitzgerald , and Jon T. Mandracchia Unit 2: Police and Public Safety Psychology Chapter 3: Mental, Physical, and Behavioral Outcomes Associated with Perceived Work Stress in Police Officers - Robyn R. M. Gershon, Briana Barocas, Allison N. Canton, Xianbin Li, and David Vlahov Chapter 4: Let 'em Talk: A Field Study of Police Questioning Practices of Suspects and Accused Persons - Brent Snook, Kirk Luther, Heather Quinlan, and Rebecca Milne Chapter 5: Confessions That Corrupt: Evidence from the DNA Exoneration Case Files - Saul M. Kassin, Daniel Bogart, and Jacqueline Kerner Chapter 6: Current Issues and Advances in Misinformation Research - Steven J. Frenda, Rebecca M. Nichols, and Elizabeth F. Loftus Chapter 7: Eyewitness Identification: Probative Value, Criterion Shifts, and Policy Regarding the Sequential Lineup - Gary L. Wells Chapter 8: Outsmarting the Liars: Toward a Cognitive Lie Detection Approach - Aldert Vrij, Par Anders Granhag, Samantha Mann, and Sharon Leal Unit 3: Legal Psychology Chapter 9: Expert Psychological Testimony - Brian L. Cutler, and Margaret Bull Kovera Chapter 10: Are Forensic Experts Biased by the Side that Retained Them? - Daniel C. Murrie, Marcus T. Boccaccini, Lucy A. Guarnera, and Katrina A. Rufino Chapter 11: Developmental Reversals in False Memory: A New Look at the Reliability of Children's Evidence - C. J. Brainerd Chapter 12: Future Directions in the Restoration of Competency to Stand Trial - Patricia A. Zapf, and Ronald Roesch Chapter 13: The Utility of Scientific Jury Selection: Still Murky After 30 Years - Joel D. Lieberman Chapter 14: Parental Divorce and Children's Adjustment - Jennifer E. Lansford Unit 4: Criminal Directions in Violence Risk Assessment Chapter 15: Current Directions in Violence Risk Assessment - Jennifer L. Skeem, and John Monahan Chapter 16: Risk Taking in Adolescence: New Perspectives from Brain and Behavioral Science - Laurence Steinberg Chapter 17: The Teenage Brain: Adolescent Brain Research and the Law - Richard J. Bonnie, and Elizabeth S. Scott Chapter 18: Infanticide and Neonaticide: A Review of 40 Years of Research Literature on Incidence and Causes - Theresa Porter, and Helen Gavin Chapter 19: The Characteristics of Online Sex Offenders: A Meta-Analysis - Kelly M. Babchishin, R. Karl Hanson, and Chantal A. Hermann Chapter 20: Child Abduction: An Overview of Current and Historical Perspectives - Monique C. Boudreaux, Wayne D. Lord, and Stephen E. Etter Chapter 21: Mental Disorder, Predisposition, Prediction, and Ability to Control: Evaluating Sex Offenders for Civil Commitment - Richard W. Elwood Unit 5: Victimology and Victim Services Chapter 22: Exploitation in Older Adults: Social Vulnerability and Personal Competence Factors - Donna M. Pinsker, Ken McFarland, and Nancy A. Pachana Chapter 23: Hate Crimes on Campus: Racial/Ethnic Diversity and Campus Safety - Rebecca L. Stotzer, Emily Hossellman Chapter 24: Expect Respect Support Groups: Preliminary Evaluation of a Dating Violence Prevention Program for At-Risk Youth - Barbara Ball, Andra Teten Tharp, Rita K. Noonan, Linda Anne Valle, Merle E. Hamburger, Barri Rosenbluth Chapter 25: Risk Assessment with Victims of Intimate Partner Violence: Investigating the Gap Between Research and Practice - Lauren Bennett Cattaneo, and Aliya R. Chapman Unit 6: Adult and Juvenile Corrections Chapter 26: Job Satisfaction Among Psychologists Working in State Prisons: The Relative Impact of Facets Assessing Economics, Management, Relationships, and Perceived Organizational Support - Sally J. Mackain, Bryan Myers, Lara Ostapiej, R. Arne Newman Chapter 27: Innovations in Correctional Ass