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Forensic Psychology

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ISBN-10: 0534632254

ISBN-13: 9780534632250

Edition: 2nd 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Lawrence S. Wrightsman, Solomon M. Fulero

List price: $266.95
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Written by two of the leading authorities in the field, FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY, Second Edition introduces students to the practice of forensic psychology by showing readers how psychologists aid the legal system by serving as expert witnesses, criminal profilers, and trial consultants for jury selection and child custody hearings. Wrightsman and Fulero present the roles and responsibilities of forensic psychologists, and addresses both the opportunities and temptations inherent in those roles. Through this lens, the authors explore the ethical issues facing practicing forensic psychologists, such as promising clients too much, the possibility of becoming advocates rather than objective…    
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Book details

List price: $266.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 7/21/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 480
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.980

Solomon Fulero is both a practicing attorney and a psychologist. He is currently Professor and former Chair of Psychology at Sinclair College in Dayton, Ohio and Clinical Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry at Wright State University in Dayton. He maintains private practices in both psychology and law, and is a frequent expert witness on matters pertaining to legal psychology, in both social/experimental (eyewitness testimony, interrogations and confessions, pretrial publicity, etc.) and clinical (competency, sanity, sexual predator status, competency to waive Miranda rights, etc.) areas. He is the author of numerous scholarly articles in both psychology journals and law reviews. Dr.…    

The Challenge of Forensic Psychology
Roles and Responsibilities of Forensic Psychologists
The Police: Selection, Training, and Evaluation
Criminal Profiling
Techniques of Criminal Investigation: Lie Detection and Hypnosis
Improving Eyewitness Identification Procedures
Police Interrogations and Confessions
Jury Selection
Criminal Responsibility and Competency
The Battered Woman Syndrome and Domestic Violence
Rape Trauma Syndrome
The Sexual Abuse of Children
Child Custody Decisions
Discrimination
Sexual Harassment
The Future of Canadian Forensic Psychology