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Law and Public Policy: Psychology and the Social Sciences

Series Editor: Bruce D. Sales, PhD, JD

Co-editors: Bruce J. Winick, Norman J. Finkel, and Valerie P. Hans

Fascination with human behavior has always existed at the core of both the law and psychology. This exciting series brings the knowledge of these vibrant fields together with books that combine scientific knowledge of human behavior with a clear understanding of legal and social matters.

Discover ideas and information about critical issues at the nexus of human behavior and the law from esteemed social scientists, mental health practitioners, and lawyers. Find exciting works on such critical topics as the link between genetics and criminality, the right to refuse mental health treatment, and the appraisal of potential violence in offenders.

This book series includes writings by psychologists and other behavioral and social scientists and practitioners interested in public policy and the law and by legal scholars who draw on information from the behavioral and social sciences. Books in this cutting-edge series will appeal to mental health professionals, forensic practitioners and scholars, psycho-legal scholars and other psychologists interested in policy and law, law and society scholars, law professors, judges, practicing attorneys, criminologists, and other justice studies scholars.

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