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Vol 23 No 4 April/May 2018

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Williams, Mortimer and Sunnucks: Executors, Administrators and Probate

Edited by: Alexander Learmonth, Charlotte Ford, Julia Clark, John Ross Martyn
Price: £295.00

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Behaviour, Crime and Legal Processes: A Guide to Forensic Practitioners

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Edited by: James McGuire

ISBN13: 9780471998686
ISBN: 0471998680
Published: June 2000
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £151.00



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Areas of professional practice, such as law, psychiatry, and the behavioural and social sciences, overlap at numerous points in terms of underlying concepts and basic research. They also intersect at an everyday level in their work with individuals whose multiple problems simultaneously require attention from legal, mental health, and social services professionals.

Now, more than ever, there is a need for the people working in these different fields to grasp the nature and implications of each other's perspectives and adopt a better-informed approach to inter-disciplinary work. This work explicitly sets out to close these gaps and to address the questions that arise at the meeting-points and cross-roads of different backgrounds and spheres of activity. Contributors to the book include both internationally known academics and researchers and experienced practitioners.

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Contents:
About the Editors; About the Contributors; Foreword by Dilys Jones; Preface
PART I: BEHAVIOURAL SCIENCES AND LEGAL PROCESSES; Behavioural Sciences Applied to Forensic and Legal Contexts (J. McGuire, et al.); The Legal Context: Obstacle or Opportunity? (D. Carson); Psychology and Police Investigation (P. Ainsworth); Factors Influencing Witness Evidence (A. Memon & D. Wright); Psycho-legal Studies as an Interface Discipline (N. Eastman); Decision-Making in Legal Settings (J. McEwan)
PART II: RESEARCH AND PRACTICE; Explanations of Offence Behaviour (J. McGuire); Psychosis and Offending (A. O'Kane & R. Bentall); Risk Assessment and Prediction (R. Blackburn). Systems of Services (D. Heywood); Care and Management in the Community (T. Mason); Treatment of Sexual Deviation and Aggression (J. Hird); Treatment Approaches with Mentally Disordered Offenders (A. Grounds); Effective Interventions, Service and Policy Implications (J. McGuire, et al.); Index.