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Victimology : Legal, Psychological, and Social Perspectives,9780205486250

Victimology : Legal, Psychological, and Social Perspectives

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9780205486250

ISBN10:
0205486258
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Pub. Date:
1/1/2007
Publisher(s):
Allyn & Bacon
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Summary

Victimology, 2/e Harvey Wallace ISBN: 0205486258 This text provides an overview of the field of Victimology. The author examines emerging areas in the field, such as the consequences of victimization and empowering victims. The text includes both traditional and modern approaches to victims' issues and concentrates on issues affecting both victims and victim service providers. New to this edition: bull; bull;Chapter 14 "International Victimology" examines Victimology from an international perspective including the United Nations response. This chapter includes mass victimization from war and natural disasters. It is the only text on the market to examine international aspects of Victimology. In light of the destruction and damage that has occurred in the United States as a result of hurricanes and other natural disasters, this chapter provides a timely and well-thought-out approach to these "newly recognized" victims. bull; bull;Includes new theories regarding victimization to various chapters to allow the instructors the option of discussing various theories that impact victims. bull; bull;Includes topics such as school violence, bullying, and victims of terrorism.

Table of Contents

Preface ix
Introduction
Introduction and History of Victimology
1(22)
Introduction
2(1)
The Development of Laws
3(3)
Social Forces
6(3)
Victimology Theories
9(3)
Other Theories of Crime, Victimology, and Victimization
12(4)
The Rise of the Victims' Rights Movement
16(7)
Measurement of Crime and Its Effects
23(16)
Official Reports
24(10)
Other Reports
34(5)
The Criminal Justice System and Victims
39(22)
The Criminal Court System
40(6)
The Parties
46(5)
Criminal Justice Procedures
51(10)
The Civil Justice System and Victims
61(16)
Civil Procedures
62(7)
Juvenile Court Dependency Procedures
69(3)
Restorative Justice
72(5)
Responses to Victimization
The Consequences of Victimization
77(20)
Physical Consequences
78(4)
Mental Consequences
82(6)
Financial Consequences
88(3)
Costs of White Collar Crime
91(6)
Empowering Victims
97(19)
Introduction
98(1)
Media
98(7)
Legislation
105(4)
Public Speaking
109(2)
Fundraising
111(5)
Special Types of Victims
Homicide Victims
116(15)
Introduction
117(6)
Responding to Special Needs
123(8)
Females as Victims
131(26)
Sexual Assault
132(5)
Stranger Rape
137(4)
Acquaintance Rape
141(3)
Marital Rape
144(2)
Stalking
146(2)
Sexual Harassment
148(9)
Spouses as Victims
157(24)
Introduction to Spousal Abuse
158(6)
Theories on Spousal Abuse
164(4)
The Criminal Justice Response to Spousal Abuse
168(13)
Child Victims
181(28)
Types of Child Abuse
182(3)
Extent of the Problem
185(3)
Cycle of Violence
188(3)
Other Theories Regarding Child Abuse
191(7)
Special Types of Child Abuse
198(11)
Elder Victims
209(13)
Elder Abuse
210(3)
Theories of Elder Abuse
213(3)
Elder Victimization
216(6)
Hate Crimes
222(16)
Cultural Awareness
223(4)
Hate Crimes
227(7)
Cultural Awareness Case Study
234(4)
Special Victim Populations
238(29)
HIV/AIDS Victims
239(6)
Disabled Victims
245(5)
Gay and Lesbian Victims
250(6)
Prisoners as Victims
256(1)
Violence in the Schools: From Bullying to Homicide
257(10)
Victims' Rights
Negligence and Intentional Torts
267(16)
Introduction
268(2)
Negligence
270(2)
Wrongful Death
272(1)
Assault and Battery
273(1)
False Imprisonment
274(1)
Mental Distress
275(1)
Defenses to Intentional Torts
276(7)
International Aspects of Victimology
283(32)
Introduction
284(1)
History and Leaders in the Field
284(2)
Crime Victim Surveys
286(2)
Globalization of Crime and Victims
288(2)
The United Nations
290(3)
The International Criminal Court
293(1)
International Victimization
294(12)
War, Natural Disasters, and Other Acts of God
306(9)
Constitutional and Civil Rights of Victims
315(20)
Section 1983 Actions
316(3)
1983 Theories of Liability
319(4)
Violence Against Women Act
323(1)
Injunctions
324(6)
Defenses
330(5)
Compensation and Restitution of Victims
335(15)
Compensation
336(5)
Restitution
341(9)
Victim Impact Statements
350(16)
History of Victim Impact Statements
351(5)
Use of Victim Impact Statements
356(3)
Effect of Victim Impact Statements
359(3)
Victim Impact Panels
362(4)
Epilogue: Broad Themes
366(5)
Lack of Research
366(1)
The Continued Change from a Movement to a Discipline
367(1)
Broadening Horizons to Embrace International Victimology
367(1)
Professionalism in Victimology and Victim Services
367(4)
Appendix: Critical Dates in the Victims' Rights Movement 371(13)
Victimology Related Web Sites 384(5)
Index 389


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