- Created by: katie
- Created on: 02-01-12 22:23
criminological psychology - the definition and causes of crime and the identification, judgement and treatment of criminals.
crime - any devient act of behaviour which is against written criminal law.Punishment is given to reduce chances of recidivism.
Antisocial behaviour - any behaviour that negatively affects other members of society and the general public.
Recidivism - repeating a crime or anti social behaviour after being treated or punished for that behaviour
token economy - the statement given by someone who has witnessed a crime and gives an account of what they have seen
stereotyping - classifying a whole group of people to share the same characteristics. Can lead to modelling where stereotyped behaviour is imitated.