Victimology: The Essentials / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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.
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About the Author
Leah E. Daigle is professor in the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology in the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University. She received her Ph D in criminal justice from the University of Cincinnati in 2005. Her most recent research is centered on repeat sexual victimization of college women and responses women use during and after being sexually victimized. Her other research interests include the development and continuation of offending and victimization across the life course. She is author of Victimology: A Text/Reader (2nd ed.), Victimology: The Essentials (2nd ed.), coauthor of Criminals in the Making: Criminality Across the Life Course, Victimology, and Unsafe in the Ivory Tower: The Sexual Victimization of College Women, which was awarded the 2011 Outstanding Book Award by the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. She has also published numerous peer-reviewed articles that have appeared in outlets such as Justice Quarterly, Journal of Quantitative Criminology, Journal of Interpersonal Violence, and Victims and Offenders.
Table of Contents
PrefaceChapter 1. Introduction to VictimologyChapter 2. Extent, Theories, and Factors of VictimizationChapter 3. Consequences of VictimizationChapter 4. Recurring VictimizationChapter 5. Victims’ Rights and RemediesChapter 6. Sexual VictimizationChapter 7. Intimate Partner ViolenceChapter 8. Victimization at the Beginning and End of Life: Child and Elder AbuseChapter 9. Victimization of Special PopulationsChapter10. Victimization at School and WorkChapter 11. Property and Identity Theft VictimizationChapter 12. Contemporary Issues in Victimology: Victims of Hate Crimes, Human Trafficking, and Terrorism