9780135028353

The Victims of Crime

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    9780135028353

  • ISBN10:

    0135028353

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-01-11
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Summary

The Victims of Crimeprovides indispensable information on all aspects of crime victimization, victimsrs" rights, and victimsrs" services. Organized in an easy-to-follow, four-part format, it provides a look at important events in the field, up-to-date statistical victimization data, and a theoretical understanding of how and why individuals become victims of crime. Taking a systems approach, it devotes extensive coverage to the crime victimrs"s interaction with the criminal justice system and includes an entire chapter on economic victimizations.

Table of Contents

Victimology
Victims of Crime: An Overview
Crime Victimization: Statistics, Theories, and Victimology
Crime Prevention
Crime Victims and the Criminal Justice System
Crime Victims and Law Enforcement
Crime Victims and the Courts
Crime Victims, Corrections, and Restorative Justice
Interpersonal Victimization
Sexual Victimization
Intimate Partner Violence
Children as Victims
Victimization of the Elderly
Stranger Victimization
Economic Victimizations
Hate Crimes and Special Populations
Mass Violence
International Victimization, Assistance and the Future of the Victims of Crime
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