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This book will be a text/reader that provides an overview of the field of victimology. Unlike existing victimology textbooks, it includes previously published articles on victimology combined with original text that provides background information relevant to the section and context for the articles. In this way, it seeks to relay the history and development of the field of victimology, the extent to which and why people are victimized, how the criminal justice system and other social services interact with victims and each other, and information about specific types of victimization. Victimology: A Text/Reader will have an overarching focus on the extent, causes, and responses to victimization.
Table of Contents
|Introduction to Victimology|
|Risk factors and theories of victimization|
|How to Read a Research Article|
|Specifying the influence of family and peers on violent victimization: Extending routine activities and lifestyles theories, Schreck|
|Gang membership as a risk factor for adolescent violence victimization|
|Sexual harassment victimization during emerging adulthood: a test of routine activities theory and a general theory of crime|
|Consequences of Victimization|
|Costs of juvenile crime in urban areas: a longitudinal perspective|
|The violent and sexual victimization of college women: Is repeat victimization a problem?|
|Assessment of PTSD symptoms in a community exposed to serial murder|
|Participation in victim-offender mediation: Lessons learned from observations|
|Victim rights and new remedies: Finally getting victims their due|
|The efficacy of expectancy disconfirmation in explaining crime victim satisfaction with the police|
|Alcohol-related sexual assault: a common problem among college students|
|The effectiveness of sexual assault nurse examiner (SANE) Programs: a review of psychological, medical, legal, and community outcomes|
|Reflections on a rape trial: The role of rape myths and jury selection in the outcome of a trial|
|Intimate partner violence|
|Conflict and control: Gender symmetry and asymmetry in domestic violence. Violence Against Women|
|Risky relationships?: Assortative mating and women‚«÷s experiences of intimate partner violence|
|When ‚«£Enough is enough‚«†: Battered women‚«÷s decision making around court orders of protection|
|Victimization At the Beginning and End of Life: Child Abuse and Elder Abuse|
|The role of fathers in risk for physical child abuse and neglect: Possible pathways and unanswered questions|
|Testing the cycle of violence hypothesis: Child abuse and adolescent dating violence as predictors of intimate partner violence in young adulthood, A. M. Gomez|
|The epidemiology of violence against the elderly: Implications for primary and secondary prevention|
|Victimization of special populations|
|Patterns of victimization among male and female inmates: Evidence of an enduring legacy|
|Partner violence against women with disabilities: Prevalence, risk and explanations|
|Mental disorder and violent victimization: The mediating role of involvement in conflicted social relationships|
|School and Workplace Victimization|
|Traditional Bullying, Cyber Bullying, and Deviance: a General Strain Theory Approach|
|a multidimensional examination of campus safety: Victimization, perceptions of danger, worry About crime, and precautionary behavior among college women in the post-Clery era|
|Characteristics of violence in state government. Journal of Interpersonal Violence|
|Sexual harassment at work: a decade (plus) of progress|
|Property and Identity Theft Victimization|
|Linking burglary and target hardening at the property level: New insights into victimization and burglary protection|
|Auto theft: a site-survey and analysis of environmental crime factors in Atlantic City|
|Routine online activity and internet fraud targeting: Extending the generality of routine activity theory by T. C. Pratt|
|Contemporary Issues in Victimology|
|Human Trafficking in Scotland|
|Hate crimes and stigma-related experiences among sexual minority adults in the United States: Prevalence estimates from a national probability sample|
|Gender differences in fear of terrorism|
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