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Wrightsman, Lawrence S.

Works: 65 works in 471 publications in 6 languages and 19,227 library holdings
Genres: Trials, litigation, etc  Handbooks, manuals, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: H62, 300.72
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Lawrence S Wrightsman
Rape, the misunderstood crime by Julie A Allison( Book )

12 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 1,091 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overzicht van recente informatie over verkrachting vanuit psychologisch perspectief. Er wordt ingegaan op verkrachting door vreemden en door bekenden, de negatieve reacties op het slachtoffer en de rol van het slachtoffer tijdens de rechtszaak
Contemporary issues in social psychology by Lawrence S Wrightsman( Book )

32 editions published between 1968 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Research methods in social relations by Louise H Kidder( Book )

29 editions published between 1961 and 1987 in 5 languages and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prefacio; Por qué investigar?; La lógica del análisis; Selección y formulación de um problema de investigación; Esquema de investigación. Estudios exploratorios y descriptivos; Métodos para determinar las relaciones causales entre variables; Problemas generales de medida; Temas éticos en la realización de investigación en relaciones sociales; Recogida de datos. Métodos de observación; Recogida de datos. Cuestionários y entrevistas; Recogida de datos. Técnicas proyectivas y otros métodos indirectos; La utilización de los datos disponibles como fuente de material; Colocación de los individuos en las escalas; Proceso de datos; Análisis e interpretación; El informe de investigación; Introducción al muestreo; Construcción de cuestionarios y procedimientos de entrevistas; Glosario; Bibliografia; Índice de autores; Índice general
The American jury on trial : psychological perspectives by Saul M Kassin( Book )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First Published in 1988. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company
The child witness : legal issues and dilemmas by Nancy W Perry( Book )

15 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Children's rights in the United States : in search of a national policy by Nancy E Walker( Book )

9 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Rights of Children in the United States provides discussion on: the historical and contextual perspective on the rights of children; the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child; and the differing views on children's rights and competencies
The Psychology of evidence and trial procedure( Book )

9 editions published between 1985 and 1997 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psychology: a scientific study of man by Fillmore H Sanford( Book )

15 editions published between 1970 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"At a more concrete level, a word here about the sequence of topics in the book is in order. As arranged, the book is intended to proceed from perspectives to methods to specific fields and specific problems -- such as motivation, sensation and learning -- and on to the molar fields of personality, adjusting and social psychology. The author has found this sequence to be pedagogically workable; and it has some logic about it, too. But it is by no means the only feasible sequence. The book can be assigned in other sequences, particularly when the instructor furnishes a bridging context. The nervous system (included here as the last chapter because many instructors nowadays do not want nervous systems in psychology) belongs logically -- and perhaps pedagogically -- in the early stages of the book. If the subject is treated in a course, probably the best place for it is after the two introductory chapters. If it is used there, the neurologically or physiologically inclined instructor will probably want to go further than the book does in bringing neurological material explicitly to bear on such areas as motivation, sensation and learning. It seems to the author that such supplementation will fit meaningfully into the various chapters as they are presently constructed"--Préf. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2007 APA, all rights reserved)
Social psychology in the seventies by Lawrence S Wrightsman( Book )

23 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the jury box : controversies in the courtroom( Book )

10 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Measures of political attitudes( Book )

10 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assumptions about human nature : implications for researchers and practitioners by Lawrence S Wrightsman( Book )

9 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our suppositions about human nature colour everything from the way we bargain with a used-car dealer to our expectations about further conflict in the Middle East. Our assumptions about human nature underlie our reactions to specific events. Wrightsman designed this second edition of his book to enhance our understanding of many significant issues about human nature, including the relationship of attitudes to behaviour, the unidimensionality of attitudes and the influence of social movements on beliefs
The Miranda ruling : its past, present, and future by Lawrence S Wrightsman( Book )

10 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Synopsis: Where did Miranda go wrong? The purpose of this book is to identify and describe four problems with the implementation of the Miranda decision and to suggest remedies in order to have it achieve its original purpose. The four problems identified in the book are: 1. The justices, in placing restrictions of the questioning of suspects, limited these rights only to those suspects who were "in custody." The term "in custody" is vague-legally vague as well as vague to the layperson. It permits the police to question suspects without giving them their Miranda rights in those settings where it is unclear whether custody is present. 2. The Miranda warnings may not be fully understood by many suspects. There is no country-wide standardization of what is said; there are literally thousands of different versions of "the" Miranda warnings in use by different police departments in the United States. 3. Police training manuals, while recognizing the right to a "Miranda warning," have developed many ways to circumvent giving the warnings or ignoring a response in which a suspect does decide to remain silent or ask for an attorney. 4. In the 40 years since the Miranda law was established, the Supreme Court and lower courts have made decisions eroding their application. Can the original goal of the authors of the Miranda law be salvaged? This book examines the state of interrogations and the state of the law before the Miranda decision was made, the purposes and nature of the decision, and proposes recommendations for reinstituting the original goals
The psychology of the Supreme Court by Lawrence S Wrightsman( Book )

12 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examining the psychology of Supreme Court decision-making, this book seeks to understand almost all aspects of the Supreme Court's functioning from a psychological perspective. It addresses many factors of influence, including the background of the justices, how they are nominated and appointed, the role of their law clerks, and more
Confessions in the courtroom by Lawrence S Wrightsman( Book )

9 editions published in 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The causes of confessions, the acceptability of confessions extracted under duress and the interrogation procedures used by police are among the topics explored in this volume. The authors examine how the North American legal system has evolved in its treatment of confessions over the past 50 years, evaluate the process for determining the admissability of confession testimony and provide research findings on jurors' reactions to voluntary and coerced confessions
Trial consulting by Amy J Posey( Book )

15 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Addressing a broad spectrum of topics ranging from handwriting analysis to medical malpractice cases, they also suggest reforms for improving the profession and the efficacy of the trial consultant in the courtroom. The result is a critical analysis of what trial consulting truly adds to, and detracts from, the administration of justice." "This book is an indispensable guide for practicing and aspiring trial consultants as well as the judges, attorneys, and psychologists who work with them. Trial Consulting provides a thought-provoking statement on the state of the profession, and students and professionals alike will benefit from the challenges it offers."--Jacket
Oral arguments before the Supreme Court : an empirical approach by Lawrence S Wrightsman( Book )

10 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oral arguments : are they no longer essential? -- Justices' views on the significance of oral arguments -- The behavior of advocates before the Supreme Court -- Justices' questions and statements -- The idiosyncratic nature of justices' behavior during oral arguments -- Oral arguments in a landmark case -- Predicting votes from oral arguments -- Contentious issues
Adult personality development by Lawrence S Wrightsman( Book )

11 editions published in 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Measures of social psychological attitudes by John P Robinson( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in Chinese and English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume presents a systematic review and evaluation of the major empirical measures of social psychological attitudes. It is hoped that the form of presentation adopted in this work (which includes actual scale items and scoring instructions) will help the reader to make his or her own judgments about the current state of the art in social attitude research. This information is presented for each measure: the variable measured, a description of the measure, the sample, data on reliability and validity, where the measure may be located in the literature, results and comments, and references. The chapters are broken down as follows: (1) introduction, (2) measures of life satisfaction and happiness, (3) measures of self-esteem and related constructs, (4) measures of internal-external locus of control, (5) measures of alienation and anomia, (6) measures of authoritarianism, dogmatism, and related constructs, (7) other socio-political attitude measures, (8) measures of values, (9) measures of general attitudes toward people, (10) measures of religious attitudes, and (11) methodological scales primarily for the measurement of social desirability response set. (Rc)
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Rape, the misunderstood crime
Alternative Names
Wrightsman, Lawrence

Wrightsman, Lawrence S.

Wrightsman, Lawrence Samuel

Wrightsman, Lawrence Samuel 1931-

The child witness : legal issues and dilemmasChildren's rights in the United States : in search of a national policyMeasures of political attitudesAssumptions about human nature : implications for researchers and practitionersThe Miranda ruling : its past, present, and futureThe psychology of the Supreme CourtConfessions in the courtroomTrial consulting