Description

This edition of Introduction to Forensic Psychology has been completely restructured to map to how courses on forensic psychology are taught, and features  more figures, tables, and text boxes, textbook pedagogy. Uniquely. this book offers equal representation of criminal behavior, the court systems, and law enforcement/prisons. It also has equal representation of criminal and civic forensics and of issues pertaining to adults and children.

Key Features

  • Newly structured to map closer to how this information is taught and learned
  • Comprehensive coverage ensures inclusion of criminal and civic forensics as well as police and law enforcement
  • Chapters now include pedagogy, including outlines, main points, and relevant websites

Readership

Professors teaching introduction to forensic psychology, libraries.

Table of Contents

Dedication
About the Authors
Preface
Acknowledgements

Part I: Adult Forensics
Court and the Legal System: Criminal Forensic Evaluation
Introduction
Chapter 1 – Adult Forensic Evaluation

Court and the Legal System: Criminal Forensic Consultation
Introduction
Chapter 2 – Adult Forensic Consultation

Court and the Legal System: Civil Forensics
Introduction
Chapter 3 – Civil Forensics

Police and Law Enforcement
Introduction
Chapter 4 – Adult Issues in Policing

Corrections and Prison Practices
Introduction
Chapter 5 – Adult Issues in Corrections Psychology

Part II: Juvenile Forensics
Courts and the Legal System: Delinquent Conduct
Introduction
Chapter 6 – Juvenile/Family Forensics

Court and the Legal System: Civil Forensics
Introduction
Chapter 7 – Juvenile/Family Forensics

Police and Corrections Practices
Introduction
Chapter 8 – Juvenile Issues in Policing and Correctional Psychology

Part III: Family Forensics
Court and the Legal System: Criminal Forensics
Introduction
Chapter 9 – Violence in the Family

Court and the Legal System: Civil Forensics
Introduction
Chapter 10 – Family Forensics

Police and Law Enforcement
Introduction
Chapter 11 – Family/Community Issues in Policing

Corrections and Prison Practices
Introduction
Chapter 12 – Family/Community Issues in Corrections/Correctional Psychology

References
Cases
Index

Details

No. of pages:
720
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Print ISBN:
9780123821690
Electronic ISBN:
9780123821706

About the authors

Stacey Shipley

Affiliations and Expertise

North Texas State Hospital, Vernon, U.S.A.

Bruce Arrigo

Bruce A. Arrigo, Ph.D., is Professor of Criminology, Law, and Society at the University of North Carolina – Charlotte. He holds additional faculty appointments in Psychology, in Public Policy, and in Public Health Sciences. Dr. Arrigo has (co)authored or (co)edited) 30+ books and 175+ scholarly papers in the areas of justice and social welfare at the intersection of law, mental health, and society. He also is the founding and current editor-in-chief of the Journal of Forensic Psychology Practice, a Fellow of both the American Psychological Association and the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, and has served as a consultant to the Correctional Service of Canada, the National Institute of Justice, the National Science Foundation, and Savant Learning Systems.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of North Carolina, Charlotte, U.S.A.