Victims of Crime / Edition 2

Victims of Crime / Edition 2

by Randy J Davis, Arthur J. Lurigio, Wesley G. Skogan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761901558

ISBN-13: 9780761901556

Pub. Date: 02/28/1997

Publisher: SAGE Publications

The Third Edition of this widely used and respected book has been thoroughly revised and updated to 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

Overview

The Third Edition of this widely used and respected book has been thoroughly revised and updated to 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.

New to the Third Edition: Features the latest research and studies in the areas of violence, abuse, and victims' rights: The editors have included many new key areas of interest in the field, along with related research, to make this text the most current and relevant on the market today. Some of the new topics include elder abuse, school-based violence, homicide survivors, victims of terrorist acts, the role of first responders, and changes in victim assistance programs. Focuses on the emerging issues and policies in the fields of victim rights and crime prevention: New contributors, all preeminent experts in their fields, update original concepts to draw attention to current trends and recent research on victimization crimes along with policy changes in victim services. Provides an even more accessible introduction to criminal victimization: Written in a jargon-free fashion, chapters are now introduced with engaging vignettes, which feature individual case studies that bring to life the material that follows. In addition, the text enhances student interest by relating topical subjects from the text to current events.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761901556
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/28/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents


Foreword   Mary Lou Leary     vii
Acknowledgments     ix
Introduction to Victims of Crime: The Interaction of Research and Practice   Marlene A Young   Susan Herman   Robert C. Davis   Arthur J. Lurigio     1
Crime and Its Impact     7
Developmental Victimology: The Comprehensive Study of Childhood Victimizations   David Finkelhor     9
Sexual Assault Victimization Across the Life Span: Rates, Consequences, and Interventions for Different Populations   Chris S. O'Sullivan   Deborah Fry     35
Victims of Domestic Violence   Eve Buzawa     55
Stalking in America: Laws, Research, and Recommendations   Patricia Tjaden     75
Hate Crimes: Characteristics of Incidents, Victims, and Offenders   Jack McDevitt   Amy Farrell   Danielle Rousseau   Russell Wolff     91
Homicide Survivors: A Summary of the Research   Martie P. Thompson     109
Victims of Financial Crime   Deborah Deem   Lisa Nerenberg   Richard Titus     125
The Mental Health and Behavioral Consequences of Terrorism   Charles DiMaggio   Sandro Galea     147
Elder Abuse   Candace J. Heisler     161
The Mentally III as Victims of Crime   Jessica Snowden   Arthur J. Lurigio     189
Gender-Based Violence in Schools   Nan Stein     201
The Reoccurrence of Victimization: What Researchers Know About Its Terminology, Characteristics, Causes, and Prevention   Leah E. Daigle   Bonnie S. Fisher   Pamela Guthrie     211
Victimization: An International Perspective   Anna Alvazzi del Frate     233
Responses to Victims     253
Crisis Intervention With Victims of Violent Crimes   Albert R. Roberts   Diane Green     255
The Key Contributions of Family, Friends, and Neighbors   Robert C. Davis     267
Victim Participation in the Criminal Justice System   Edna Erez   Julian Roberts     277
Legal Rights for Crime Victims in the Criminal Justice System   Susan Howley   Carol Dorris     299
Reaching Underserved Victim Populations: Special Challenges Relating to Homeless Victims, Rural Populations, Ethnic/Racial/Sexual Minorities, and Victims With Disabilities   Bernadette T. Muscat   Jeffrey A. Walsh     315
Index     337
About the Editors and Contributors     353

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