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Current Perspectives in Forensic Psychology and Criminal Behavior

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ISBN-10: 1412958318

ISBN-13: 9781412958318

Edition: 2nd 2008

Authors: Anne M. Bartol, Curt R. Bartol

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Description for FTN approval only. This text is a dynamic 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…    
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Book details

List price: $48.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/26/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 344
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

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 Wisconsin-Madison. 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 editing Current Perspectives , she has co-authored Introduction to Forensic Psychology , Juvenile Delinquency , Psychology and Law , and Criminal Behavior . She has served as book review editor and managing editor of Criminal Justice and Behavior and has published articles on women and criminal justice,…    

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, and Psychology and Law. He earned his PhD in personality/social psychology from Northern Illinois University in 1972. He was instrumental in creating and launching Castleton State College's 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 25 years. In…    

Preface and Acknowledgements
Overview of Forensic Psychology
Police and Investigative Psychology
Introduction and Commentary
Police Psychology: Then, Now, and Beyond
Psychological Testing and the Selection of Police Officers: A National Survey
Investigative Interviews of Children: A Review of Psychological Research and Implications for Police Practices
Taking Stock of Criminal Profiling: A Narrative Review and Meta-Analysis
Criminal Profiling: Real Science or Just Wishful Thinking?
Juvenile Offenders' Miranda Rights Comprehension and Self-Reported Likelihood of Offering False Confessions
Criminal and Delinquent Behavior
Introduction and Commentary
Resilience and Antisocial Behavior
Drugs and Sexual Assault: A Review
Is It Stalking? Perceptions of Stalking Among College Undergraduates
Psychopathy: A Clinical Construct Whose Time Has Come
Child Sexual Molestation: Research Issues
Victimology and Victim Services
Introduction and Commentary
A 10-Year Update of "Review and Critique of Empirical Studies of Rape Avoidance"
Reporting Sexual Victimization to the Police and Others: Results From a National-Level Study of College Women
Patterns of Anti-Gay Violence: An Analysis of Incident Characteristics and Victim Reporting
Offenders' Family Members' Responses to Capital Crimes: The Need for Restorative Justice Initiatives
Psychology and the Courts
Introduction and Commentary
Forensic Mental Health Experts in the Courts - An Ethical Dilemma
Cross-Cultural Forensic Neuropsychological Assessment
Assessing Allegations of Domestic Violence in Child Custody Evaluations
Three Types of Skills for Effective Forensic Psychological Assessments
Developmentally Sensitive Forensic Interviewing of Preschool Children: Some Guidelines Drawn from Basic Psychological Rsearch
Correctional Psychology
Introduction and Commentary
A National Survey of Correctional Psychologists
The Rehabilitation and Reintegration of Offenders: The Current Landscape and Some Future Directions for Correctional Psychology
What is Correctional about Clinical Practice in Corrections?
Mutisystemic Therapy for Antisocial Juveniles: Suggestions for Improvement