Introduction. The Nature and Measurement of Offending. Biologically Orientated Explanations of Criminal Behaviour. Psychologically Orientated Explanations of Criminal Behaviour. The Police and Crime. Offender Profiling. The Psychology of Testimony. The Psychology of the Courtroom. Punishing, Treating and Preventing Crime. Study Aids.
David Putwain is Principal Examiner for the Edexcel Foundation and a regular contributor to Psychology Review. Aidan Sammons is head of Psychology at Abbey College in Birmingham. They are both experienced teachers of psychology
'The book will be a welcome addition to the market. It has good coverage of all three specifications' - Claire Price, Frogmore Community College, UK; 'This is a highly useful and comprehensive review of criminal psychology.' - Christine Hebenton, Bolton Institute