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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: 291,953
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 3.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword. Looking Back: A Personal Reflection - Lucy N. Friedman
Chapter 1. Sexual Violence Victimization of Women, Men, Youth, and Children - Chris S. O'Sullivan
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 Victimization - David Finkelhor
Chapter 5. Hate Crimes: Characteristics of Incidents, Victims, and Offenders - Jack Mc Devitt, Amy Farrell, Danielle Rousseau and Russell Wolff
Chapter 6. Homicide Survivors: A Summary of the Research - Heidi M. Zinzow, Martie P. Thompson and Alyssa A. Rheingold
Chapter 7. Elder Abuse - Candace J. Heisler
Chapter 8. Victims of Financial Crime - Debbie Deem, Lisa Nerenberg and Richard M. Titus
Chapter 9. Crime Victimization and Mental Illness - Arthur J. Lurigio, Kelli E. Canada and Matthew W. Epperson
Chapter 10. The Key Contributions of Family, Friends, and Neighbors - Robert C. Davis and Sarah E. Ullman
Chapter 11. Victim Participation in the Criminal Justice System - Edna Erez and Julian Roberts
Chapter 12. Legal Rights for Crime Victims in the Criminal Justice System - Susan Howley and Carol F. Dorris
Chapter 13. Reaching Underserved Victim Populations: Special Challenges Relating to Homeless Victims, Rural Populations, Ethnic/Racial/Sexual Minorities, and Victims With Disabilities - Jeffrey A. Walsh and Bernadette T. Muscat
Chapter 14. Providing Services to Victims of Crime - Janine Zweig and Jennifer Yahner
Chapter 15. Reducing the Risks and Consequences of Crime Victimization in Schools - Jeffrey Butts, Douglas Evans and Jocelyn Fontaine
Chapter 16. The Recurrence of Victimization: Terminology, Extent, Characteristics, Correlates, and Prevention - Leah E. Daigle and Bonnie S. Fisher
Chapter 17. Victimization: An International Perspective - Anna Alvazzi del Frate
Chapter 18. The Mental Health and Behavioral Consequences of Terrorism - Charles Di Maggio and Sandro Galea
Chapter 19. Victims of Cybercrime - Russell P. Butler
Chapter 20. Understanding Child Trafficking in the United States: A Review of Current Policies, Research, and Issues Facing Survivors - Katherine Kaufka Walts
Afterword. Looking Forward: Redefining Justice for Victims of Crime - Susan Herman

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