9781452203201

Victims of Crime

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    9781452203201

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 9/21/2012
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc
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Summary

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 Reflectionp. viii
Prefacep. xiv
Acknowledgmentsp. xx
Crime and its Impactp. 1
Sexual Violence Victimization of Women, Men, Youth, and Childrenp. 3
Victims of Domestic Violencep. 29
Stalking in America: Laws, Research, and Recommendationsp. 57
Developmental Victimology: The Comprehensive Study of Childhood Victimizationp. 75
Hate Crimes: Characteristics of Incidents, Victims, and Offendersp. 107
Homicide Survivors: A Summary of the Researchp. 133
Elder Abusep. 161
Victims of Financial Crimep. 185
Crime Victimization and Mental Illnessp. 211
Responses to Victimsp. 231
The Key Contributions of Family, Friends, and Neighborsp. 233
Victim Participation in the Criminal Justice Systemp. 251
Legal Rights for Crime Victims in the Criminal Justice Systemp. 271
Reaching Underserved Victim Populations: Special Challenges Relating to Homeless Victims, Rural Populations, Ethnic/Racial/Sexual Minorities, and Victims With Disabilitiesp. 293
Providing Services to Victims of Crimep. 325
Contemporary Issues in Victimizationp. 349
Reducing the Risks and Consequences of Crime Victimization in Schoolsp. 351
The Recurrence of Victimization: Terminology, Extent, Characteristics, Correlates, and Preventionp. 371
Victimization: An International Perspectivep. 401
The Mental Health and Behavioral Consequences of Terrorismp. 429
Victims of Cybercrimep. 449
Understanding Child Trafficking in the United States: A Review of Current Policies, Research, and Issues Facing Survivorsp. 325
Afterword Looking Forward: Redefining Justice for Victims of Crimep. 491
Indexp. 501
About the Editorsp. 533
About the Contributorsp. 535
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