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Two Social Psychologists' Reflections on Situationism and the Criminal Justice System

Lee Ross and Donna Shestowsky

in Ideology, Psychology, and Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199737512
eISBN:
9780199918638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737512.003.0024
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The criminal justice system relies on lay notions of culpability that are incompatible with contemporary social psychology, and arguably with reasonable standards of fairness and justice. A given ... More


 ECOLOGICAL SUBJECTIVITY IN THE MAKING: The Child as Fact and Artifact

Lorraine Code

in Ecological Thinking: The Politics of Epistemic Location

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195159431
eISBN:
9780199786411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195159438.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This is the first of three chapters that develop the conception of subjectivity on which the book’s argument relies. It shows that the model of developmental psychology, originating with Jean Piaget ... More


Contextual Influences

Julie Horney, Patrick Tolan, and David Weisburd

in From Juvenile Delinquency to Adult Crime: Criminal Careers, Justice Policy and Prevention

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199828166
eISBN:
9780199951208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199828166.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter addresses three contextual influences on the onset, continuation, or escalation of offending during the transition from adolescence to adulthood. First the chapter examines four ... More


Developing a Researchable Question

Jacqueline M. Dewar

in The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: A Guide for Scientists, Engineers, and Mathematicians

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198821212
eISBN:
9780191860751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821212.003.0003
Subject:
Mathematics, Educational Mathematics

Chapter 2 describes how to convert a problem or question about teaching or learning into a researchable question. It uses a taxonomy of scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) questions—What ... More


Jurors Can Distinguish True from False Confessions

Brian H. Bornstein and Edie Greene

in The Jury Under Fire: Myth, Controversy, and Reform

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190201340
eISBN:
9780190201357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190201340.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter explores the myth that juries can determine the authenticity of a confession presented as evidence during a trial. It explains why most confessions are likely to be believed by jurors: ... More


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