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Psychology, Law and Criminal Justice : International Developments in Research and Practice :  International Developments in Research and Practice - Graham Davies

Psychology, Law and Criminal Justice : International Developments in Research and Practice

International Developments in Research and Practice

By: Graham Davies (Editor), Clare Wilson (Editor), Mary McMurran (Editor), Sally Lloyd-Bostock (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1995
ISBN: 9783110138580
Number Of Pages: 625
For Ages: 22+ years old

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Sixty-three proceedings papers from researchers in Europe, North America, and Australasia, assess the psychological implications of legal systems and prisons. The presentations review factors involving eyewitness testimony credibility and misinformation, techniques in suspect and victim interviewing

The Perceived Credibility of Rape Victims During a Police Interview: An Experiment among Victim Assistance Workersp. 3
The Perceived Truthfulness of Children's and Adults' Testimony: The Oath versus the Competency Testp. 13
The Relation between Consistency and Accuracy of Eyewitness Testimonyp. 21
The "Authenticity Error" in Real Lineup Procedures. Effects of Suspect-Status and Corresponding Psychological Dissimilarities between Target Person and Distractors: An Experiment Studyp. 29
Misinformation Methodologies: Explaining the Effects of Errant Informationp. 39
Previous Knowledge and Delay in the Recall of Filmed Eventsp. 46
Effects of Preparation on Internal and External Memoriesp. 56
Experimentally Induced Persons Mix-ups Through Media Exposure and Ways to Avoid Themp. 64
Detecting Fact from Fallacy in Child and Adult Witness Accountsp. 74
Is There Truth in the Eye of the Beholder? Causal Illusions in Children and Adultsp. 81
From Denial to Admission in Police Questioning of Suspectsp. 91
Good Practice for Video Recorded Interviews with Child Witnesses for Use in Criminal Proceedingsp. 100
Information Enhancement and Credibility Assessment of Child Statements: The Impact of the Cognitive Interview Technique on Criteria-Based Content Analysisp. 118
Enhancing Children's Eyewitness Testimony with the Cognitive Interviewp. 127
An Empirical Test of the Mnemonic Components of the Cognitive Interviewp. 135
The Cognitive Interview - Does it Work?p. 146
The Development of Children's Understanding of Legal Principlesp. 157
Psychological Evaluation of Changes in Testimony Given by Sexually Abused Juvenilesp. 160
Expert Evidence in Child Sexual Abuse Criminal Cases in Canada and the United Statesp. 170
Children's Disclosure of Secrets: Implications for Interviewingp. 181
Three Dogmas Applied to Child Victims of Sexual Abuse: The Danish Perspectivep. 188
Sexual Knowledge and Behavior of Children up to 12 Years - What is Age-Appropriate?p. 198
Sex, Lies and Video Tapep. 216
Detection of False Statements in First and Third Graders: The Development of a Nonverbal Detection Instrumentp. 221
The Analysis of Family Dynamics in Child Custody Casesp. 231
The Factors Neutralizing Development Disorders in Children from Broken Familiesp. 240
Bullying or Peer Abuse in School: Intervention and Preventionp. 248
Anchored Narratives: A Theory of Judicial Reasoning and its Consequencesp. 267
Psychosocial Investigation in Death Penalty Mitigation: Procedures, Pitfalls and Impactp. 286
Attitude and Behavior of Male and Female Judges Concerning the Punishment of Offendersp. 296
Predicting Court Sentences: A Perilous Exercisep. 305
Communication Channels and Gender Differences in Decoding and Integration of Cues in Legal Decision-Makingp. 314
Juror Decision-Making and the Trial Processp. 327
From Juror to Jury Decision Making: A Non-Model Approachp. 337
The Influence of the Size and Decision Rule in Jury Decision-Makingp. 344
The Jury in the United Kingdom: Juries and the Jury Research in Contextp. 349
Coping with Burgalry: The Effects of Police Service on Victims' Emotional Readjustmentp. 363
Reactions to Criminal Victimization: A Field Study of the Cognitive Effects on Victims and Members of Their Social Networkp. 374
The Criminal Justice Response to Sexual Assault in Canadap. 384
Social Beliefs about Recidivism in Crimep. 394
Law and Psychology in the Perception of Crime Seriousness: Towards a Joint Approachp. 401
Deviance or Resilience? A Longitudinal Study of Adolescents in Residential Carep. 409
Psychosocial Influences on the Development of Antisocial Personalityp. 424
A Critical Look at the Conceptual Models Explaining Drug Use and Crimep. 445
Absence from School: Research and Practical Managementp. 459
The Prevention of Delinquency in Spainp. 463
The Social Competence of Young Offenders: A Return to Basicsp. 469
A Model for the Treatment of Young Offenders in Spain: Searching for Effectivenessp. 478
Short and Long Term Outcomes for a Cognitive-Behavioral Anger Management Programp. 485
Psychological Disturbance in the Scottish Prison System: A Preliminary Accountp. 495
Correctional Programmes in Europe: A Pilot Study for a Meta-Evaluationp. 510
Mental Health Intervention in Pretrial Jailsp. 520
Offender Categories in the Hungarian Prison Systemp. 532
What Recent Meta-Evaluations Tell us About the Effectiveness of Correctional Treatmentp. 537
Psychological Services to the Finnish Prison Administrationp. 557
Prison Service Psychology - England and Walesp. 560
The Organization of the Psychiatry and Psychology Services in Italian Prisonsp. 563
Therapy within Prison: Opportunities and Problemsp. 568
The Psychiatric and Psychological Services Within the Norwegian Prison Health Servicep. 573
Psychological Testing and Police Recruit Selection: Difficulties and Dilemmasp. 579
Psychological Issues in the Draft Polish Code of Criminal Procedurep. 585
Judicial Psychology in Spain: Actuation and Limits of Interventionp. 591
Legal Psychology in Spain: Reflections on its Short Historyp. 598
Subject Indexp. 603
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ISBN: 9783110138580
ISBN-10: 3110138581
Audience: General
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 625
Published: 1995
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 3.33
Weight (kg): 1.18