Victimology: The Essentials

Victimology: The Essentials

by Leah E. Daigle
     
 

ISBN-10: 1452258392

ISBN-13: 9781452258393

Pub. Date: 12/18/2012

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Victimology: The Essentials is the comprehensive, yet concise core textbook for your course! Drawing from the most up-to-date research, this accessible, student-friendly text provides an overview of the field of Victimology, with an overarching focus on the extent, causes, and responses to victimization. Renowned author and researcher Leah E. Daigle expertly

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Overview

Victimology: The Essentials is the comprehensive, yet concise core textbook for your course! Drawing from the most up-to-date research, this accessible, student-friendly text provides an overview of the field of Victimology, with an overarching focus on the extent, causes, and responses to victimization. Renowned author and researcher Leah E. Daigle expertly relays the history and development of the field of Victimology, the extent to which and why people are victimized, how the Criminal Justice system and other social services interact with victims and each other, and information about specific types of victimization, including contemporary issues such as stalking, hate crimes, human trafficking, terrorism, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781452258393
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
12/18/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
188,753
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Chapter 1. Introduction to Victimology
Chapter 2. Extent, Theories, and Factors of Victimization
Chapter 3. Consequences of Victimization
Chapter 4. Recurring Victimization
Chapter 5. Victims’ Rights and Remedies
Chapter 6. Sexual Victimization
Chapter 7. Intimate Partner Violence
Chapter 8. Victimization at the Beginning and End of Life: Child and Elder Abuse
Chapter 9. Victimization of Special Populations
Chapter10. Victimization at School and Work
Chapter 11. Property and Identity Theft Victimization
Chapter 12. Contemporary Issues in Victimology: Victims of Hate Crimes, Human Trafficking, and Terrorism

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