Victims of Crime / Edition 3

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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.
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Editorial Reviews

Reports on current research and knowledge in crime victims and the process of victimization, examining the emotional impact of crime, the needs of victims of various crimes, victim participation in the criminal justice system, and the evolution of policies and services for victims. This second edition contains new information on areas such as hate crimes, victimization of children, and victim assistance. For use in courses in social problems and victimology, and for all those who deal with crime victims professionally. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781412936569
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 2/21/2007
  • Edition description: Third Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 370
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.88 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to Victims of Crime: The Interaction of Research and Practice - Marlene Young, Susan Herman, Robert C. Davis, & Arthur J. Lurigio
Crime and Its Impact
Chapter 2: Developmental Victimology: The Comprehensive Study of Childhood Victimizations - David Finkelhor
Chapter 3: Sexual Assault Victimization across the Lifespan Rates, Consequences, and Interventions for Different Populations - Chris O’Sullivan & Deborah Fry
Chapter 4: Victims of Domestic Violence - Eve Buzawa
Chapter 5: Stalking in America: Laws, Research, and Recommendations - Pat Tjaden
Chapter 6: Hate Crimes: Characteristics of Incidents, Victims, and Offenders - Jack McDevitt, Amy Farrell, Danielle Rousseau, & Russell Wolff
Chapter 7: Homicide Survivors: A Summary of the Research - Martie Thompson
Chapter 8: Victims of Financial Crime - Deborah Deem, Lisa Nerenberg, & Richard Titus
Chapter 9: The Mental Health and Behavioral Consequences of Terrorism - Charles DiMaggio & Sandro Galea
Chapter 10: Elder Abuse - Candace Heisler
Chapter 11: The Mentally Ill as Victims of Crime - Jessica Snowden & Arthur J. Lurigio
Chaper 12: Gender-Based Violence in Schools - Nan Stein
Chapter 13: The Reoccurrence of Victimization: What Researchers Know About Its Terminology, Characteristics, Causes, and Prevention - Leah E. Daigle, Bonnie S. Fisher, & Pamela Guthrie
Chapter 14: Victimization: An International Perspective - Anna Alvazzi del Frate
Responses to Victims
Chapter 15: Crisis Intervention With Victims Of Violent Crimes - Albert Roberts & Diane Green
Chapter 16: The Key Contributions of Family, Friends, and Neighbors - Robert C. Davis
Chapter 17: Victim Participation in the Criminal Justice System - Edna Erez & Julian Roberts
Chapter 18: Legal Rights For Crime Victims In The Criminal Justice System - Susan Howley & Carol Dorris
Chapter 19: Reaching Underserved Victim Populations: Special Challenges Relating to Homeless Victims, Rural Populations, Ethnic/Racial/Sexual Minorities and Victims with Disabilities - Jeffrey Walsh & Bernadette T. Muscat
The Key Contributions of Family, Friends, and Neighbors - Robert C. Davis
Victims in the Criminal Justice System - Edna Erez
Victims Rights: Legislative and Constitutional Reform - Howley, Howley
Child Abuse and Neglect - David Finkelhor, David Finkelhor
Elder Abuse - Candace Heisler, Candace Heisler
School-Based Violence - Nan Stein, Nan Stein
Sexual Violence - Chris O'Sullivan, Chris O'Sullivan
Intimate Partner Violence - Eve Buzawa, Eve Buzawa
Stalking - Pat Tjaden, Pat Tjaden
Hate Crime - Jack McDevitt, Jack McDevitt
Reaching Underserved Populations: Special Challenges Relating to Ethnic/Racial/Sexual Minorities, Victims with Disabilities, and Rural Populations - Jeffrey Walsh
Redefining Justice: Restorative Justice, Parallel Justice, and Monetary Compensation - Susan Herman
Conclusion: Emerging Issues and Policy Directions - Marlene Young, Marlene Young
Survivors of Homicide - Martie Thompson
White Collar Crime - Richard Titus
Victims of Terrorist Acts - Sandro Galea
Victimization Around the World - Anna Alvazzi del Frate
The Role of First Responders - Karen Amendola
Introduction: Trends in Victimization and Victim Services - Robert C. Davis, Arthur Lurigio, Susan Herman, Robert C. Davis, Arthur Lurigio, Susan Herman
Crisis Intervention, Counseling, and other Support Services - Albert Roberts
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