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Forensic criminology

Author: Wayne Petherick; Brent E Turvey; Claire E Ferguson
Publisher: Burlington, MA : Elsevier Academic Press, ©2010.
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Forensic Criminology is the scientific study of crime and criminals for the purposes of addressing investigative and legal issues. This title provides a bridge between the broad constructs of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wayne Petherick; Brent E Turvey; Claire E Ferguson
ISBN: 9780123750716 0123750717
OCLC Number: 373474503
Notes: University of KwaZulu-Natal Library notes:
Description: xl, 584 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Pt I Forensic Criminology, the Forensic Criminologist, and the Law: An Introduction to Forensic Criminology --
Anatomy of the Courtroom: A Legal Perspective --
Cognitive Ethos of the Forensic Examiner --
Pt II Forensic Examinations: Forensic Criminological Assessments --
Criminal Profiling --
Forensic Victimology --
Premises Liability --
Forensic Criminology in Correctional Settings --
Miscarriages of Justice: Causes and Suggested Reforms --
Pt III Working with Investigators and Forensic Specialists: Law Enforcement Investigations: Essential Considerations --
The Criminal Investigator --
Criminal Defense Investigations --
Forensic Scientists --
Understanding the Role of Forensic DNA: A Primer for Criminologists --
Forensic Mental Health Experts --
Pt IV Forensic Criminology in Practice --
Writing Forensic Reports --
The Nature and Role of Expert Forensic Testimony --
Ethics for the Forensic Criminologist.
Responsibility: Wayne A. Petherick, Brent E. Turvey, Claire E. Ferguson.
Local System Bib Number:
(Sirsi) i9780123750716
(Sirsi) 1190485
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