Chapter 8. Criminal Responsibility

  1. David Carson,
  2. Rebecca Milne,
  3. Francis Pakes,
  4. Karen Shalev and
  5. Andrea Shawyer
  1. Susan Dennison

Published Online: 13 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713068.ch8

Applying Psychology to Criminal Justice

Applying Psychology to Criminal Justice

How to Cite

Dennison, S. (2007) Criminal Responsibility, in Applying Psychology to Criminal Justice (eds D. Carson, R. Milne, F. Pakes, K. Shalev and A. Shawyer), John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470713068.ch8

Editor Information

  1. Institute of Criminal Justice Studies at the University of Portsmouth, UK

Author Information

  1. Griffith University

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470015155

Online ISBN: 9780470713068

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Keywords:

  • natural laws;
  • human behaviour;
  • psychology;
  • criminal responsibility;
  • legal system

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Specific Challenges to Defining Criminal Responsibility

  • Reconciling the Disciplines

  • Conclusion

  • References