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The Implicit Relation of Psychology and Law

Women and Syndrome Evidence, 1st Edition

By Fiona Raitt, Suzanne Zeedyk

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256 pages

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pub: 2000-06-29
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Description

The Implicit Relation of Psychology and Law brings an innovative, feminist analysis to these affiliated fields. In addition to the explicit relationship between the two fields, they argue that there is an unrecognised implicit relation existing within the intersection of psychology and law which they find works to the disadvantage of women.

Reviews

'The Implicit Relation of Psychology and Law by Raitt and Zeedyk is an immensely thought-provoking and illuminating book.' - Irina Anderson, University of East London, in Feminism & Psychology

Table of Contents

Table of Cases. Preface. Acknowledgements. Introduction. The explicit relation. The implicit relation. Battered Woman's Syndrome. Rape Trauma Syndrome. Premenstrual Syndrome. False Memory Syndrome. Moving Beyond the Implicit Relation. Notes. References. Name Index. Subject Index.

About the Authors

Fiona E. Raitt is an experienced solicitor and a senior lecturer in law. M. Suzanne Zeedyk is a lecturer in psychology and co-editor of the Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology. Both are at the University of Dundee.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSY000000
PSYCHOLOGY / General