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Victims of Crime 4 includes newly contributed and updated articles utilizing the latest research and studies in the areas of violence, abuse, and victims' rights from experts in the field. It has a stronger focus on emerging issues and policies in the field of victimology than other comparable texts.Features/Benefits:Utilizes the latest research and studies in the areas of violence, abuse, and victimsÆ rights Focuses on the emerging issues and policies in the fields of victim rights and crime prevention The Chapter contributors represent some of the top scholars for each subject area.New to this Edition:New 3 Part organization with the more common victimizing crimes first, followed by responses to victimizations, and then newer issues and types of victimizations in Part 3.New chapters on human trafficking and cyber crimeMajor expansion of the human services response and school victimizations.Updated throughout with new data and research
Table of Contents
|Foreword Looking Back: A Personal Reflection||p. viii|
|Crime and its Impact||p. 1|
|Sexual Violence Victimization of Women, Men, Youth, and Children||p. 3|
|Victims of Domestic Violence||p. 29|
|Stalking in America: Laws, Research, and Recommendations||p. 57|
|Developmental Victimology: The Comprehensive Study of Childhood Victimization||p. 75|
|Hate Crimes: Characteristics of Incidents, Victims, and Offenders||p. 107|
|Homicide Survivors: A Summary of the Research||p. 133|
|Elder Abuse||p. 161|
|Victims of Financial Crime||p. 185|
|Crime Victimization and Mental Illness||p. 211|
|Responses to Victims||p. 231|
|The Key Contributions of Family, Friends, and Neighbors||p. 233|
|Victim Participation in the Criminal Justice System||p. 251|
|Legal Rights for Crime Victims in the Criminal Justice System||p. 271|
|Reaching Underserved Victim Populations: Special Challenges Relating to Homeless Victims, Rural Populations, Ethnic/Racial/Sexual Minorities, and Victims With Disabilities||p. 293|
|Providing Services to Victims of Crime||p. 325|
|Contemporary Issues in Victimization||p. 349|
|Reducing the Risks and Consequences of Crime Victimization in Schools||p. 351|
|The Recurrence of Victimization: Terminology, Extent, Characteristics, Correlates, and Prevention||p. 371|
|Victimization: An International Perspective||p. 401|
|The Mental Health and Behavioral Consequences of Terrorism||p. 429|
|Victims of Cybercrime||p. 449|
|Understanding Child Trafficking in the United States: A Review of Current Policies, Research, and Issues Facing Survivors||p. 325|
|Afterword Looking Forward: Redefining Justice for Victims of Crime||p. 491|
|About the Editors||p. 533|
|About the Contributors||p. 535|
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