Victimology: A Study of Crime Victims and Their Roles / Edition 1

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Overview

Giving a voice to the victims in society today this volume was written to raise awareness about the often forgotten victims of crime. Designed to give readers a broader perspective about the experience of victims, this volume provides information on a wide variety of crimes within their individual contexts and demonstrates to readers some of the range of experiences that crime victims are forced to deal with. It addresses victims' support policies and programs and provides a realistic approach to understanding the process of victimization and the broad range of coping mechanisms that victims employ to deal with their particular experience. The volume addresses predators and their targets including serial killers, date rape, professional misconduct, victims of child abuse, female youth gangs, victims of domestic violence and terrorism, hate crime victimization and racial profiling, victims in organizational contexts and responses to victimization. For individuals in criminal justice, psychology and sociology professions with an interest in victims experiences.

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The 18 chapters in this anthology examine the different meanings of the word "victim," as it relates to a variety of crimes and contexts. It identifies the issues that victims face, and thus offers an approach to studying the process of victimization as it is rooted in the experience of actual human beings. The targets of predators, political and identity status victims, organizational contexts, and responses to victimization are all addressed. More specifically, the victims of serial killers, date rape, media, child abuse, gangs, terrorism, hate crimes, racial profiling, prison violence, school violence, and workplace violence are examined. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780134372860
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 3/28/2002
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 397
  • Product dimensions: 6.85 (w) x 9.05 (h) x 0.94 (d)

Meet the Author

Jack McDevitt, M.PA., is associate dean for Research and Graduate Studies in the College of Criminal justice at Northeastern University, where he also directs the Institute for Research on Race and Justice. Jack is the coauthor, with Jack Levin, of Hate Crimes: The Rising Tide of Bigotry and Bloodshed. He is a coauthor of numerous governmental reports, including Improving the Quality and Accuracy of Bias Crime Statistics Nationally for the Department of Justice. He has been teaching and conducting research at Northeastern for the past 18 years.

Judith M. Sgarzi, Ph.D., is currently the program director for criminal justice at Mount Ida College. Dr. Sgarzi is a forensic criminologist who also writes and teaches in the area of criminal thinking patterns and their development. She is a general specialist and has written and presented papers in a wide variety of areas of criminal justice. Currently she is coauthoring a book with Jack McDevitt on police corruption titled The Thin Blue Line.

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Table of Contents

I. INTRODUCTION.

II. TARGETS OF PREDATORS.

1. Victims of Serial Killers: The “Less-Dead.”

2. Perceived Risks of Date Rape.

3. The Client in Professional Misconduct.

4. The Media Influence on Behavior and Violence.

III. VICTIMS OF POLITICAL OR IDENTITY STATUS.

5. Victims of Child Abuse.

6. The Role in Criminal Offending of Female Youth Gangs.

7. Victims of Domestic Violence.

8. Victims of Terrorism.

9. Hate Crime Victimization: A Comparison of Bias and Non-Bias Motivated Assaults.

10. Victims of Racial Profiling.

IV. VICTIMS IN ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXTS.

11. Victims of Prison Violence.

12. Victims of School Violence.

13. Victims of Campus Violence.

14. Victims of Workplace Violence.

15. Victims of Victimless Crimes.

16. Victims of Internet Fraud.

V. RESPONSES TO VICTIMIZATION.

17. The Law and Victims.

18. Police and the Victims of Domestic Violence.

19. Victims in the Justice Process.

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