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Psychology and crime

by Thomas Holmes

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Published by J. M. Dent in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Criminal Psychology,
  • Criminals,
  • Crime

  • Edition Notes

    Copy 1 Supplier/Donor: Eugenics Society

    Statementby Thomas Holmes
    SeriesModern problems -- 5.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 87 pages
    Number of Pages87
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27255068M

    ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Previous edition: Description: x, pages ; 25 cm: Contents: Introduction --Defining and measuring crime --Biologically oriented explanations of offending --Psychologically oriented explanations of offending --Socially oriented explanations of offending --Psychology and police investigations --Witness . Psychology in the Justice System illustrates the personal and emotional side of the criminal justice system because of the individuals working within it. The reader will discover the emotional human influences in areas such as criminological theory, law enforcement, investigations, correctional environments, courtroom environments, and.

    Psychology and Crime is a new introduction to the topic of Criminological Psychology that helps dispel these popular myths by providing a comprehensive overview of the topic of Criminological Psychology. The book includes both classic and contemporary psychological theory and research on a range of criminological issues including the nature /5(18). Psychology and Crime is an essential introduction and reference for undergraduate and postgraduate students in psychology, criminology, sociology and related subjects. It also represents an invaluable resource for professional training courses and anyone planning a career in the criminal justice system/5(10).

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