Crime Victims: An Introduction to Victimology / Edition 8

Crime Victims: An Introduction to Victimology / Edition 8

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by Andrew Karmen
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1133049729

ISBN-13: 9781133049722

Pub. Date: 05/08/2012

Publisher: Cengage Learning

A first in the field when initially published and now a true classic, CRIME VICTIMS: AN INTRODUCTION TO VICTIMOLOGY, Eighth Edition offers the most comprehensive and balanced exploration of victimology available today. The author examines the victims' plight, carefully placing statistics from the FBI's Uniform Crime Report and Bureau of Justice Statistics

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A first in the field when initially published and now a true classic, CRIME VICTIMS: AN INTRODUCTION TO VICTIMOLOGY, Eighth Edition offers the most comprehensive and balanced exploration of victimology available today. The author examines the victims' plight, carefully placing statistics from the FBI's Uniform Crime Report and Bureau of Justice Statistics National Crime Victimization Survey in context. The text systematically investigates how victims are currently handled by the criminal justice system, analyzes the goals of the victims' rights movement, and discusses what the future is likely to hold. This Eighth edition expands coverage of human trafficking, crimes on campus, identity theft, stalking, motor vehicle theft, prison attacks, and similar high-profile issues.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781133049722
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
05/08/2012
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
560
Sales rank:
744,016
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. What Is Victimology? 2. The Rediscovery of Crime Victims. 3. Victimization in the United States. 4. Violent Crimes: Murders and Robberies. 5. The Victims' Contribution to the Crime Problem. 6. Victims and the Criminal Justice System: Cooperation and Conflict with the Police. 7. Victims and the Criminal Justice System: Cooperation and Conflict with Prosecutors, Judges, and Corrections Officials. 8. Children as Victims. 9. Victims of Violence by Lovers and Family Members. 10. Victims of Rapes and Other Sexual Assaults. 11. Additional Groups of Victims with Special Problems. 12. Repaying Victims. 13. Victims in the Twenty-First Century: Alternative Directions.

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