Victimology: A Text/Reader, Second Edition, engages students with the most current, cutting-edge articles published in the field of victimology as well as connects them to the basic concepts. Unlike existing victimology textbooks, this unique combination of published articles with original material presented in a mini-chapter format puts each topic into context so students can develop a better understanding of the extent, causes, and responses to victimization. Students will build a foundation in the history and development of the field of victimology, will be shown the extent to which people are victimized and why, will learn the specific types of victimization, and will witness the interaction between the criminal justice system and victims today.
|Series:||SAGE Text/Reader Series in Criminology and Criminal Justice|
|Edition description:||Second Edition|
|Product dimensions:||7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)|
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
Section 1. Introduction to Victimology What Is Victimology? The History of Victimology: Before the Victims’ Rights Movement The Role of the Victim in Crime: Victim Precipitation, Victim Facilitation, and Victim Provocation The History of Victimology: The Victims’ Rights Movement Contributions of the Victims’ Rights Movement Victimology TodaySection 2. Extent, Theories, and Factors of Victimization Measuring Victimization Theories and Explanations of Victimization Reading 1: Specifying the Influence of Family and Peers on Violent Victimization: Extending Routine Activities and Lifestyles Theories by Christopher J. Shcreck and Bonnie S. Fisher Reading 2: An Investigation of Neighborhood Disadvantage, Low Self-Control, and Violent Victimization Among Youth by Chris L. GibsonSection. 3 Consequences of Victimization Physical Injury Mental Health Consequences and Costs Economic Costs System Costs Vicarious Victimization Reporting Fear of Crime Reading 3: Victimization, posttraumatic stress disorder symptomatology, and later nonsuicidal self-harm in a birth cohort by Shyamala Nada-Raja and Keren Skegg Reading 4: The economic costs of partner violence and the cost-benefit of civil protective orders T K Logan, Robert Walker, and William HoytSection 4. Recurring Victimization Types of Recurring Victimization Extent of Recurring Victimization Characteristics of Recurring Victimization Risk Factors for Recurring Victimization Theoretical Explanations of Recurring Victimization Consequences of Recurring Victimization Responses to Recurring Victimization Reading 5: The Violent and Sexual Victimization of College Women: Is Repeat Victimization a Problem? by Leah E. Daigle, Bonnie S. Fisher, and Francis T. Cullen Reading 6: A networked boost: Burglary co-offending and repeat victimization using a network approach by Brendan Lantz and R. Barry RubackSection 5. Victims’ Rights and Remedies Victims’ Rights Financial Remedy Remedies and Rights in Court Reading 7: Victim Rights and New Remedies: Finally Getting Victims Their Due by Robert C. Davis and Carrie Mulford Reading 8: Delivering a victim impact statement: Emotionally effective or counter-productive? by Kim ME Lens, Antony Pemberton, Karen Brans, Johan Braeken, Stefan Bogaerts, and Esmah LahlahSection 6. Homicide Victimization - Contributed by Lisa Muftic Defining Homicide Victimization Measurement and Extent of Homicide Victimization Risk Factors for and Characteristics of Homicide Victimization Different Types of Homicide Victimization Victim Precipitation Indirect (Secondary) Victimization Legal and Community Responses to Homicide Victimization Reading 9: Co-victims of homicide: A systematic review of the literature by Jennifer Connolly and Ronit Gordon Reading 10: Victim lifestyle as a correlate of homicide clearance by Jason Rydberg and Jesenia M. PizarroSection 7. Sexual Victimization What Is Sexual Victimization? Measurement and Extent of Sexual Victimization Risk Factors for and Characteristics of Sexual Victimization Responses to Sexual Victimization Consequences of Sexual Victimization Special Case: Sexual Victimization of Males Legal and Criminal Justice Responses to Sexual Victimization Prevention and Intervention Reading 11: Alcohol expectancy, drinking behavior, and sexual victimization among female and male college students by Kimberly A. Tyler, Rachel M. Schmitz, and Scott A. Adams Reading 12: The Effectiveness of Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Programs: A Review of Psychological, Medical, Legal, and Community Outcomes by cca Campbell, Debra Patterson, and Lauren F. LichtySection 8. Intimate Partner Violence Defining Intimate Partner Violence and Abuse Measurement and Extent Who Is Victimized? Risk Factors and Theories for Intimate Partner Violence Consequences of Intimate Partner Violence Why Abusive Relationships Continue Criminal Justice System Responses to Intimate Partner Violence Legal and Community Responses Reading 13: Conflict and Control: Gender Symmetry and Asymmetry in Domestic Violence by Michael Johnson Reading 14: Intimate partner violence and the victim-offender overlap by Marie Skubak Tillyer and Emily M. Wright Reading 15: Voices of strength and resistance: A contextual and longitudinal analysis of women’s responses to battering by Jacquelyn Campbell, Linda Rose, Joan Kub, and Daphne NeddSection 9. Victimization at the Beginning and End of Life: Child and Elder Abuse Child Maltreatment Elder Maltreatment Reading 16: Child abuse and neglect, developmental role attainment, and adult arrests by Maureen A. Allwood and Cathy Spatz Widom Reading 17: The Epidemiology of Violence Against the Elderly: Implications for Primary and Secondary Prevention by Ronet Bachman and Michelle L. MeloySection 10. Victimization at School and Work Victimization at School Victimization at School: Grades K–12 Victimization at School: College Victimization at Work Reading 18: Traditional Bullying, Cyber Bullying, and Deviance: A General Strain Theory Approach by Carter Hay, Ryan Meldrum, and Karen Mann Reading 19: A Multidimensional Examination of Campus Safety: Victimization, Perceptions of Danger, Worry About Crime, and Precautionary Behavior Among College Women in the Post-Clery Era by Pamela Wilcox, Carol E. Jordan, and Adam J. PritchardSection 11. Property and Identity Theft Victimization Property Victimization Theft Motor Vehicle Theft Household Burglary Identity Theft Reading 20: Linking Burglary and Target Hardening at the Property Level: New Insights Into Victimization and Burglary Protection by Alex Hirschfield, Andrew Newton, and Michelle Rogerson Reading 21: Online routines and identify theft victimization: Further expanding routine activity theory beyond direct-contact offenses by Bradford W. ReynsSection 12. Victimization of Special Populations Victimization of Persons With Disabilities Who Is Victimized? Patterns of Victimization Risk Factors for Victimization for Persons With Disabilities Responses to Victims With Disabilities Victimization of Persons With Mental Illness Victimization of the Incarcerated Reading 22: Partner Violence Against Women with Disabilities: Prevalence, Risk, and Explanations by Douglas A. Brownridge Reading 23: Mental Disorder and Violent Victimization: The Mediating Role of Involvement in Conflicted Social Relationships by Eric Silver Reading 24: Examining the effects of witnessing victimization while incarcerated on offender reentry by Jane C. Daquin, Leah E. Daigle, and Shelley Johnson ListwanSection 13. Victimology from a Comparative Perspective - Contributed by Lisa Muftic Victimology Across the Globe Measurement and Extent of Victimization Across the Globe Justice System Responses to Victimization Victims’ Rights and Assistance Programs Reading 25: The International Crime Victims Survey: A retrospective by John van Kesteren, Jan van Dijk, and Pat Mayhew Reading 26: A systematic review of prevalence and risk factors for elder abuse in Asia by Elsie Yan, Ko-Ling Chan, and Agnes TiwariSection 14. Contemporary Issues in Victimology: Victims of Hate Crimes, Human Trafficking, and Terrorism Victims of Hate Crimes Victims of Human Trafficking Victims of Terrorism Reading 27: Hate Crimes and Stigma-Related Experiences Among Sexual Minority Adults in the United States: Prevalence Estimates From a National Probability Sample by Gregory M. Herek Reading 28: Challenges to identifying and prosecuting sex trafficking cases in the Midwest United States by Andrea J. Nichols and Erin C. Heil Reading 29: Does watching the news affect fear of terrorism? The importance of media exposure on terrorism fear by Ashley Marie Nellis and Joanne Savage