Victims, Crime and Society / Edition 1 available in Paperback
Organized around the intersecting social divisions of class, race, age, and gender, the book provides an engaging and authoritative overview of the nature of victimisation in society. In addition to a review of the major theoretical developments in relation to understanding aspects of victimization in society, individual chapters explore the political and social context of victimisation and the historical, comparative, and contemporary research and scholarly work on it.
Each chapter includes the following:
- Background and glossary
- Theory, research and policy review
- 'Thinking critically about...' sections
- Reflections and future research directions
- Summary and conclusions
- Annotated bibliography
Victims, Crime and Society is the essential text on victims for students of criminology, criminal justice, community safety, youth justice and related areas.
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About the Author
Peter has worked at Northumbria University since 1994 and before that at the Universities of Leicester and Hull. He gained his undergraduate degree from Northumbria University and studied at postgraduate level at Hull University. Between 2002 and 2008 he was a Senior Advisor to the Home Office and has been a council member and trustee of the independent charity the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies, Kings College, London since 1996.
Table of ContentsVictims, Crime and Society - Pamela Davies, Peter Francis and Chris GreerNews Media, Victims and Crime - Chris GreerSocial Class, Social Exclusion, Victims and Crime - Hazel Croall Victims of White Collar and Corporate Crime - Hazel Croall'Race', Ethnicity, Victims and Crime - Peter FrancisMen, Victims and Crime - Sandra WalklateWomen, Victims and Crime - Pamela DaviesYoung People, Victims and Crime - Peter FrancisOld Age, Victims and Crime - Azrini Wahidin and Jason Powell Criminal (In)justice for Victims? - Pamela Davies