Publisher description for The psychology of crime : a social science textbook / Philip Feldman.


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Counter What is criminal behavior? How is it identified? What is the role of the police and the courts? What is the evidence for hopes of controlling and changing criminal behavior? This book represents the systematic application of contemporary psychology to the study of crime, from biological factors, through child development to social learning. Feldman's work includes systematic contributions from sociology. The breadth of coverage and the firm base in psychology are unique in the current literature.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Criminology, Criminal psychology