Psychology and criminal justice

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Adler, Joanna R.;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

This chapter is designed to give the reader a flavour of a few areas in which psychology has been applied to criminal justice. It begins by providing some historical context and showing the development of some applications of psychology to criminal justice. The chapter ... View more
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