Children's Testimony: A Handbook of Psychological Research and Forensic Practice

Children's Testimony: A Handbook of Psychological Research and Forensic Practice

Editor(s): Helen L. Westcott, Graham M. Davies, Ray H. C. Bull

Published Online: 27 MAY 2008

Print ISBN: 9780471491729

Online ISBN: 9780470713679

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713679

About this Book

Children's Testimony offers a comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of issues relating to children's evidence. Starting with psychological underpinnings and child protection considerations, the reader is taken through a clearly structured and timely collection of chapters from internationally renowned contributors.
Pointers for practitioners are clearly highlighted throughout and a unique, jargon-free glossary of psychological terms encountered in child witness research is included making this a highly practical text.
* An accessible review of existing knowledge and preview of new and recent developments in psychological research and forensic practice
* An outstanding group of international contributors
* Offers a broad scope that considers all the key areas of research and practice

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Underpinnings

  2. Part II: Memory and Interviewing

  3. Part III: Court Issues

    1. Chapter 17

      Child Witnesses' Experiences Post-Court: Effects of Legal Involvement (pages 261–277)

      Robin S. Edelstein, Gail S. Goodman, Simona Ghetti, Kristen Weede Alexander, Jodi A. Quas, Allison D. Redlich, Jennifer M. Schaaf and Ingrid M. Cordon

  4. Part IV: Alternative Perspectives on Children's Testimony

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