9780130259615

Understanding Violence & Victimization (2nd Ed)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780130259615

  • ISBN10:

    0130259616

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/1/2000
  • Publisher: PRENTICE HALL PTR
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Summary

For courses in Victimology, Criminology, Introduction to Criminal Justice, Ethics in Criminal Justice, and Deviance. Combining theory with applied response, this text explores the various sources of victimization and discusses how violence breeds. It also examines the social or environmental factors that influence victimization, offender-victim relationships, and legal and behavioral responses to victims.

Table of Contents

1. Victimization: Theories and Reporting Measures.
2. Victims of Family and Intimate Violence.
3. Victimization by Strangers.
4. Workplace Violence, Harassment and Victimization.
5. School Violence and Victimization.
6. Responding to Criminal Victimization.
Appendix A: Major Sources of Victimization Data and Information.
Appendix B: A Model Antistalking Legislation for the States.
Appendix C: Resource Guide.
Index.

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