Social Consciousness in Legal Decision Making: Psychological Perspectives by Richard L. WienerSocial Consciousness in Legal Decision Making: Psychological Perspectives by Richard L. Wiener

Social Consciousness in Legal Decision Making: Psychological Perspectives

EditorRichard L. Wiener, Brian H. Bornstein, Robert Schopp

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This book invites the legal and psychology communities to work together in solving some of our most pressing social problems. It examines four controversial areas involving people's perceptions of others. The book is therefore a guide to understanding the valuable contribution of social scientific research in policy formulation in the law, and it addresses the role of psychology in substantive law and legal decision making.
Title:Social Consciousness in Legal Decision Making: Psychological PerspectivesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:298 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.03 inPublished:November 4, 2010Publisher:Springer USLanguage:English

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Introduction Chapter 1: Law and Everyday Decision-Making: Rational, Descriptive, and Normative ModelsRichard L. Wiener, University of Nebraska at LincolnUnit I. Investigative Profiling: Legal Developments and Empirical Research Chapter 2: The Rhetoric of Racial Profiling Sam R. Gross, University of MichiganChapter 3: Racial Profiling, Attributions of Motive, and the Acceptance of Social AuthorityTom R. Tyler, New York UniversityChapter 4: Analysis Racial Profiling as a Minority IssueCynthia Willis-Esqueda, University of Nebraska-LincolnUnit II. Affirmative Action: Legal Developments and Empirical ResearchChapter 5: Affirmative Action and the Courts: From Plessy to Brown to Grutter, And Back?Mark R. Killenbeck, University of ArkansasChapter 6: The University of Michigan Cases: Social Scientific Studies of Diversity andFairnessFaye J. Crosby, University of California, Santa CruzAmy E. Smith, San Francisco State UniversityChapter 7: Social Science in the Courts: The View from Michigan Steven L. Willborn, University of Nebraska-LincolnUnit III. Workplace Discrimination: Legal Developments and Empirical Research in Sexual HarassmentChapter 8: How can we make our research on sexual harassment more useful in legal decision- making?Barbara A. Guteks, University of ArizonaChapter 9: Totality of Circumstances in Sexual Harassment Decisions: A Decision Making ModelRichard L. Wiener, University of Nebraska-LincolnRyan J. Winter, Florida International UniversityChapter 10: What Can Researchers Tell the Courts, and What Can the Courts Tell Researchers about Sexual Harassment?Brian H. Bornstein, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Meera Adya, Syracuse UniversityUnit IV. Hate Speech and Hate Crimes: Legal Developments and Empirical ResearchChapter 11: The Hate Crime Project and its Limitations: Evaluating the Societal Gains and Risk in Bias Crime Law Enforcement Frederick M. Lawrence, George Washington UniversityChapter 12: Implications of automatic and controlled processes in stereotyping for hate crime perpetration and litigationMargaret Bull Kovera, John Jay College of Criminal JusticeChapter 13: Implicit Bias and Hate Crimes: A Psychological Framework and Critical Race Theory AnalysisJennifer S. Hunt, University of Nebraska at LincolnChapter 14: Psychology and Legal Decision Making: Where Should We Go From Here?Erin M. Richter, University of Nebraska-LincolnRichard L. Wiener, University of Nebraska-Lincoln