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Introduction.- Defining and Measuring Crime.- PART I: THEORIES OF OFFENDING.- Social and Psychological Theories.- Biological and Cognitive Theories.- Theory Integration and Theory Application.- PART II: PSYCHOLOGY AND THE INVESTIGATIVE PROCESS.- Offender Profiling .- Eyewitness Testimony.- Investigative Interviewing.- PART III: PSYCHOLOGY AND THE COURTROOM.- Jury Decision Making.- Influencing the Jury.- PART IV: PSYCHOLOGY AND THE PENAL SYSTEM.- The Punishment of Offenders.- The Treatment of Offenders.

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"Scott provides an excellent introduction to this fascinating area. The book covers the broad and varied areas within forensic psychology in an enlightening and accessible style. It will undoubtedly whet the appetite of many A-Level and undergraduate students and hopefully encourage many of them into this most rewarding of careers." - Jo Clarke, Course Director, University of York, UK

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ADRIAN SCOTT is Research Fellow at the Sellenger Centre, Edith Cowan University, Australia

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"Scott provides an excellent introduction to this fascinating area. The book covers the broad and varied areas within forensic psychology in an enlightening and accessible style. It will undoubtedly whet the appetite of many A-Level and undergraduate students and hopefully encourage many of them into this most rewarding of careers." - Jo Clarke, Course Director, University of York, UK

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