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Description - Forensic Psychology For Dummies by David V. Canter

A fascinating guide on the psychology of crime
Thinking of a career that indulges your CSI fantasies? Want to
understand the psychology of crime? Whether studying it for the
first time or an interested spectator, Forensic Psychology For
Dummies gives you all the essentials for understanding this
exciting field, complemented with fascinating case examples from
around the world.
Inside you'll find out why people commit crime, how psychology
helps in the investigative process, the ways psychologists work
with criminals behind bars - and how you too can become a forensic
psychologist. You'll discover what a typical day is like for a
forensic psychologist, how they work with the police to build
offender profiles, interview suspects or witnesses, and detect
lies!

Covers the important role psychology plays in assessing
offenders

Explains how psychology is applied in the courtroom

Explains complicated psychology concepts in easy-to-understand
terms

If you're a student considering taking forensic psychology or
just love to learn about the science behind crime, Forensic
Psychology For Dummies is everything you need to get
up-to-speed on this fascinating subject.

Buy Forensic Psychology For Dummies by David V. Canter from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781119976240
ISBN-10: 1119976243
Format: Paperback / softback
(234mm x 188mm x 23mm)
Pages: 416
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: 13-Apr-2012
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - David V. Canter

David Canter, the world-leading crime psychologist, is perhaps most widely known as one of the pioneers of 'Offender Profiling', being the first to introduce its use to the UK. He subsequently founded the discipline of Investigative Psychology and is now Director of the International Research Centre for Investigative Psychology.

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