Victims of Crime / Edition 4

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The Fourth Edition of this widely used and respected book has been thoroughly revised and updated to include newly contributed and updated articles utilizing the latest research and studies in the areas of violence, abuse, and victims' rights from experts in the field. It has a stronger focus on emerging issues and policies in the field of victimology than other comparable texts and offer the most current research, thinking, and best practices regarding crime victims and crime victim services. Using an engaging and comprehensible format, editors Robert C. Davis, Arthur J. Lurigio, and Susan Herman provide a synopsis of the contemporary literature and debates on significant topics in the field of criminal victimization.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781452203201
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 9/21/2012
  • Edition description: Fourth Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 568
  • Sales rank: 715,506
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 3.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Part 1: Crime and Its Impact Chapter 1: Sexual Violence Victimization of Women, Men, Youth and Children - Chris S. O’Sullivan, Ph.D Chapter 2: Victims of Domestic Violence - Eve S. Buzawa Chapter 3: Stalking in America: Laws, Research, and Recommendations - Patricia Tjaden Chapter 4: Developmental Victimology: The Comprehensive Study of Childhood Victimizations - David Finkelhor Chapter 5: Hate Crimes: Characteristics of Incidents, Victims, and Offenders - Jack Mc Devitt, Amy Farrell, Danielle Rousseau, Russell Wolff Chapter 6: Homicide Survivors: A Summary of the Research - Heidi M. Zinzow, Ph.D., Martie P. Thompson, Ph.D., Alyssa A. Rheingold, Ph.D.
Chapter 7: Elder Abuse - Candace J. Heisler Chapter 8: Victims of Financial Crime - Debbie Deem, Lisa Nerenberg, Richard Titus Chapter 9: Crime Victimization and Mental Illness - Arthur J. Lurigio, Kelli E. Canada, Matthew W. Epperson Part 2: Responses to Victims Chapter 10: The Key Contributions of Family, Friends, and Neighbors - Robert C. Davis, Sarah E. Ullman Chapter 11: Victim Participation in the Criminal Justice System - Edna Erez, Julian Roberts Chapter 12: Legal Rights for Crime Victims in the Criminal Justice System - Susan Howley, Carol Dorris Chapter 13: Reaching Underserved Victim Populations - Jeffrey A. Walsh, Bernadette T. Muscat Chapter 14: Providing Services to Victims of Crime - Janine Zweig, Jennifer Yahner Part 3: Contemporary Issues in Victimization Chapter 15: Reducing the Risks and Consequences of Crime Victimization in Schools - Jeffrey A. Butts, Douglas Evans, Jocelyn Fontaine Chapter 16: The Recurrence of Victimization: Terminology, Extent, Characteristics, Correlates, and Prevention - Leah E. Daigle, Bonnie S. Fisher, Pamela Guthrie Chapter 17: Victimization: An International Perspective - Anna Alvazzi del Frate Chapter 18: The Mental Health and Behavioral Consequences of Terrorism - Charles Di Maggio, Sandro Galea Chapter 19: Victims of Cybercrime - Russell P. Butler, Esq.
Chapter 20: Understanding Child Trafficking in the United States: A Review of Current Policies, Research, and Issues Facing Survivors - Katherine Kaufka Walts Closing Essay: Rethinking Justice: A Focus on the Future - Susan Herman

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