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Introduction to Forensic Criminal Psychology 6th edition provides a clear, comprehensive and engaging coverage of the subject. With a continued emphasis on key empirical findings and the theory stemming from this research, this book will equip you with a deep and contextualised understanding of this fascinating area.
A range of pedagogical features will help you to quickly grasp the key concepts, appreciate the controversies and develop a practical understanding of the wide ranging topics encompassed by this ever evolving subject.
Market leading text in this popular area
Fully up-to-date with wide-ranging classic and contemporary research.
Includes coverage of radically new ideas about forensic memory, delinquency, burglary, sex offender treatment, and more.
Strong emphasis on theory and key empirical findings to encourage deeper understanding
Important and relevant research studies from a UK and international perspective are explored in depth.
‘Key concepts’, ‘Forensic psychology in action’ and ‘Controversies’ provide students with a broader understanding of the subject
A glossary of key terms provides explanations for easy reference
Further reading suggestions at the end of each chapter help students to go beyond the text and discover key resources
Now in its third edition, Dennis Howitt’s Introduction to Qualitative Methods in Psychology is ever. This trusted and valuable student resources provides clear explanations and examples that take the reader through qualitative research from data collection to analysis. It also features dedicated sections offering guidance on ethics, quality and report writing. Methods are broken down to give step-by-step practical advice and guidance, ensuring that students can understand the theory and carry out their own research. All of this is achieved while providing a thorough theoretical and historical context for the qualitative methods.
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Dennis Howitt is at Loughborough University.
Understanding Statistics in Psychology with SPSS 7th edition, offers students a trusted, straightforward, and engaging way of learning how to carry out statistical analyses and use SPSS with confidence. Comprehensive and practical, the text is organised by short, accessible chapters, making it the ideal text for undergraduate psychology students needing to get to grips with Statistics in class or independently. Clear diagrams and full colour screenshots from SPSS make the text suitable for beginners while the broad coverage of topics ensures that students can continue to use it as they progress to more advanced techniques. Key features � Now combines coverage of statistics with full guidance on how to use SPSS to analyse data � Suitable for use with all versions of SPSS � Examples from a wide range of real psychological studies illustrate how statistical techniques are used in practice � Includes clear and detailed guidance on choosing tests, interpreting findings and reporting and writing up research � Student focused pedagogical approach including o Key concept boxes detailing important terms o Focus on sections exploring complex topics in greater depth o ‘Explaining statistics sections clarify important statistical concepts’.