The Praeger Handbook of Victimology
  • The Praeger Handbook of Victimology
  • The Praeger Handbook of Victimology

The Praeger Handbook of Victimology

by Janet K. Wilson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0313359350

ISBN-13: 9780313359354

Pub. Date: 08/31/2009

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated

This work is the first interdisciplinary compilation of entries related to the crime victim to encompass the breadth of the 70-year-old discipline of victimology.

• Includes nearly 200 entries on the development and scope of the 70-year-old field of victimology

• Over 90 contributors from across the nation, representing 13 academic areas of study,

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This work is the first interdisciplinary compilation of entries related to the crime victim to encompass the breadth of the 70-year-old discipline of victimology.

• Includes nearly 200 entries on the development and scope of the 70-year-old field of victimology

• Over 90 contributors from across the nation, representing 13 academic areas of study, including criminal justice, criminology, gerontology, psychology, sociology, and victim studies

• Includes a chronology of selected events from 1941 to 2008 reflecting the development of the discipline of victimology and the expansion of rights for victims of crime

• Offers a bibliography of 17 recently published books that provide a broad look at crime victims and the field of victimology

• Lists 22 journals that publish research on crime victims and describes 24 websites that provide information ranging from victimization statistics and organizational membership opportunities to victim services and legal remedies

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313359354
Publisher:
Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date:
08/31/2009
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

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