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A fascinating guide on the psychology of crime. Thinking of a career that indulges your CSI fantasies? Want to understand the psychology of crime? Whether studying it for the first time or an interested spectator, "Forensic Psychology For Dummies" gives you all the essentials for understanding this exciting field, complemented with fascinating case examples from around the ...more
ebook, 384 pages
Published April 3rd 2012 by For Dummies (first published March 23rd 2012)
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David Roberts
The book I read to research this post was Forensic Psychology For Dummies by David Canter which is an excellent book which I bought from kindle. David wrote the book Forensic Psychology A Very Short Introduction which was reviewed on this site recently. He is a professor in Britain so there are lots of examples of criminal cases in Britain and a lot of the book is about British law although there are plenty of examples of law in other countries. A forensic psychologist can be classified as any p ...more
Charles Franklin
Great intro to forensic psychology! I want to know more about it! Canter breaks up the topics into easy-to-understand, digestible chunks that show how interesting and complicated forensic psychology! D is! Definitely a read for anyone who has watched shows like "Law & Order" and wondered 'How does that psychologist know so much?"

David
Good general coverage of the topic, as expected in the "Dummies" series
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Professor of Psychology, university of Huddersfield.

David Victor Canter (born 5 January 1944) is a psychologist. He began his career as an architectural psychologist studying the interactions between people and buildings, publishing and providing consultancy on the designs of offices, schools, prisons, housing and other building forms as well as exploring how people made sense of the large scale e
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