Psychology, Crime and Law

Psychology, Crime and Law

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Over recent years many aspects of law enforcement and related legal and judicial processes have been influenced by psychological theories and research. In turn concerns that derive from the investigation, prosecution and defence of criminals are influencing the topics and methodologies of psychology and other social sciences. Everything, for example, from the detection of deception to the treatment of sex offenders, by way of offender profiling and prison management, has become part of the domain of a growing army of academic and other professional psychologists. There is therefore a need for wide-ranging publications that deal with all aspects of these interdisciplinary pursuits. Such publications must be cross-national and interdisciplinary if they are to reflect the many strands of this burgeoning field of teaching, research and professional practice. The Psychology, Crime and Law series has been established to meet this need for up-to-date accounts of the work within this area, presented in a way that will be accessible to the many different disciplines involved. The series will be of interest to anyone who wishes to gain an understanding of the interplays between psychology, crime and the law.

  • Behavioural Analysis of Crime: Studies in David Canter's Investigative Psychology book cover

    Behavioural Analysis of Crime

    Studies in David Canter's Investigative Psychology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Donna Youngs

    The intense interest in 'offender profiling' generated by FBI special agents, gave rise to an explosion of studies in a new area called ’investigative psychology’ by its originator David Canter. This develops understanding of offenders' behaviour that can be harnessed to improve investigations. In…

    Paperback – 2013-09-28
    Routledge
    Psychology, Crime and Law

  • Principles of Geographical Offender Profiling book cover

    Principles of Geographical Offender Profiling

    1st Edition

    By David Canter, Donna Youngs

    Geographical Offender Profiling (GOP) is the term that has emerged for the examination of where offences take place and the use of that examination to formulate views on the nature of the offender and where s/he might be based. As such, it has become the cornerstone of 'offender profiling'. By its…

    Paperback – 2008-04-28
    Routledge
    Psychology, Crime and Law

  • Applications of Geographical Offender Profiling book cover

    Applications of Geographical Offender Profiling

    1st Edition

    By Donna Youngs

    Edited by David Canter

    Many law enforcement agencies are now analyzing where a crime is committed, to develop predictions on the offender, their location and other factors that could help with the investigation. Known as Geographical Offender Profiling (GOP), this approach relies on a combination of principles and…

    Paperback – 2008-03-28
    Routledge
    Psychology, Crime and Law

  • Psychology and Law: Bridging the Gap book cover

    Psychology and Law

    Bridging the Gap, 1st Edition

    By David Canter, Rita Žukauskiene

    This important book captures contemporary attempts to build bridges between the two very different disciplines of law and psychology and to establish the true nature of the interaction between the two. Including international contributions from lawyers, psychologists, sociologists and…

    Paperback – 2008-02-28
    Routledge
    Psychology, Crime and Law