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Understanding Violence and Victimization

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Edition:
5th
ISBN13:

9780135154649

ISBN10:
0135154642
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
4/15/2013
Publisher(s):
Prentice Hall

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Summary

Understanding Violence and Victimization, Fifth Edition, explores selected types of violence and examines the causes and responses to such victimization. Written for courses in victimology, violence, and criminology, it addresses topics such as domestic violence, stranger violence, workplace violence, school violence, criminal justice violence, and the violence of terrorism. Each chapter includes case studies and discussion questions and explores prevention strategies, victim responses and legal approaches. This edition features a new chapter on understanding violence and provides the latest

Table of Contents

1. Measuring and Understanding Violence 2. Victimization Theories 3. Victims of Intimate Violence 4. Stranger Violence and Victimization 5. Workplace Violence and Victimization 6. School Violence and Victimization 7. Criminal Justice Injustice 8. The Violence of Terrorism 9. Responding to Criminal Victimization APPENDIX A: MAJOR SOURCES OF VICTIMIZATION DATA AND INFORMATION APPENDIX B: RESOURCE GUIDE


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