Applying Psychology to Criminal Justice

Applying Psychology to Criminal Justice

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Few things should go together better than psychology and law - and few things are getting together less successfully. Edited by four psychologists and a lawyer, and drawing on contributions from Europe, the USA and Australia, Applying Psychology to Criminal Justice argues that psychology should be applied more widely within the criminal justice system. Contributors develop the case for successfully applying psychology to justice by providing a rich range of applicable examples for development now and in the future. Readers are encouraged to challenge the limited ambition and imagination of psychology and law by examining how insights in areas such as offender cognition and decision-making under pressure might inform future investigation and analysis.(2003) The resettlement of short-term offenders: An evaluation of seven Pathfinder programmes. ... Lochman, J.E., Wayland, K.K. and White, K.J. (1993) Social goals: Relationship to adolescent adjustment and to social problem solving.

Title:Applying Psychology to Criminal Justice
Author:David Carson, Rebecca Milne, Francis Pakes, Karen Shalev, Andrea Shawyer
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2007-08-20


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