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Offending Behaviour

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Emma PalmerUniversity of Leicester

ISBN13: 9781843920397
ISBN: 1843920395
Published: September 2003
Publisher: Willan Publishing
Format: Hardback
Price: £70.00

This title aims to provide a comprehensive and up to date review of the relationship between psychology, morality and offending behaviour. It sets out the theory and research which has been carried out in the field, and examines the ways in which this knowledge has been used in practice to inform treatment programmes for offenders - in a variety of different settings (prisons, residential settings, in the community).;The book is aimed at forensic psychologists and others with an interest in the development of rehabilitation programmes for offenders.;Moral reasoning is set firmly within the wider spectrum of approaches to offending behaviour.

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Introduction 1 General theories of offending behaviour: setting the context 2 Theories of moral reasoning 1 - Piaget and Kohlberg 3 Theories of moral reasoning 2 - Gibbs' theory of sociomoral reasoning 4 Measurement issues 5 Morality and offending - juvenile offenders 6 Morality and offending - adult offenders 7 Intervention - implications for practice 8 What next? The future for research and practice Index