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A Psychologist's Casebook of Crime From Arson to Voyeurism by Belinda Winder, Philip Banyard

A Psychologist's Casebook of Crime From Arson to Voyeurism



A Psychologist's Casebook of Crime From Arson to Voyeurism by Belinda Winder, Philip Banyard

From burglary to stalking, A Psychologist's Casebook of Crime is the indispensable book for forensic psychology students. It tackles a wide range of offences such as arson, domestic violence, terrorism and murder, and its A to Z format provides all of the important information in a readily accessible way. Its chapter structure allows you to compare different crimes according to facts, figures and typical offender profiles, while providing fascinating case studies and a psychological perspective specific to each crime. With contributions from authors who are experts in their field, this innovative text provides an up-to-date review of how forensic psychologists think about and deal with a variety of crimes. This accessible student-friendly book is the perfect accompaniment for anyone wishing to learn more about forensic psychology.


'This should become a key text in the world of forensic psychology. It provides a clear road map of contemporary issues and themes in the field of forensic psychology with clarity and transparency.' - Peter Jones RMN MA FBACP, Chair of Counselling in Prisons Network and Lecturer in Mental Health at Bournemouth University'

About the Author

BELINDA WINDER is Reader in Forensic Psychology and Programme Leader for the MSc in Forensic Psychology at Nottingham Trent University, UK. She works closely with HMP Whatton and HMP Nottingham on a programme of collaborative forensic research.PHILIP BANYARD is Reader in Psychology at Nottingham Trent University, UK. He has written numerous articles for teachers and students of psychology, and teaches on Introductory Psychology and Applied Psychology modules.

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Publication date

13th June 2012


Belinda Winder, Philip Banyard

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Palgrave an imprint of Palgrave Macmillan


352 pages


Criminal or forensic psychology



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