The Fourth Edition of this widely used and respected book has been thoroughly revised and updated to include newly contributed and updated articles utilizing the latest research and studies in the areas of violence, abuse, and victims' rights from experts in the field. It has a stronger focus on emerging issues and policies in the field of victimology than other comparable texts and 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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About the Author
Loyola UniversityAssociate Dean for facultyProfessor of Criminal Justice & PsychologyCollege of the Arts and SciencesContact Information: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Table of Contents
Foreword. Looking Back: A Personal Reflection - Lucy N. FriedmanPART I: CRIME AND ITS IMPACTChapter 1. Sexual Violence Victimization of Women, Men, Youth, and Children - Chris S. O'SullivanChapter 2. Victims of Domestic Violence - Eve S. BuzawaChapter 3. Stalking in America: Laws, Research, and Recommendations - Patricia TjadenChapter 4. Developmental Victimology: The Comprehensive Study of Childhood Victimization - David FinkelhorChapter 5. Hate Crimes: Characteristics of Incidents, Victims, and Offenders - Jack Mc Devitt, Amy Farrell, Danielle Rousseau and Russell WolffChapter 6. Homicide Survivors: A Summary of the Research - Heidi M. Zinzow, Martie P. Thompson and Alyssa A. RheingoldChapter 7. Elder Abuse - Candace J. HeislerChapter 8. Victims of Financial Crime - Debbie Deem, Lisa Nerenberg and Richard M. TitusChapter 9. Crime Victimization and Mental Illness - Arthur J. Lurigio, Kelli E. Canada and Matthew W. EppersonPART II: RESPONSES TO VICTIMSChapter 10. The Key Contributions of Family, Friends, and Neighbors - Robert C. Davis and Sarah E. UllmanChapter 11. Victim Participation in the Criminal Justice System - Edna Erez and Julian RobertsChapter 12. Legal Rights for Crime Victims in the Criminal Justice System - Susan Howley and Carol F. DorrisChapter 13. Reaching Underserved Victim Populations: Special Challenges Relating to Homeless Victims, Rural Populations, Ethnic/Racial/Sexual Minorities, and Victims With Disabilities - Jeffrey A. Walsh and Bernadette T. MuscatChapter 14. Providing Services to Victims of Crime - Janine Zweig and Jennifer YahnerPART III: CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN VICTIMIZATIONChapter 15. Reducing the Risks and Consequences of Crime Victimization in Schools - Jeffrey Butts, Douglas Evans and Jocelyn FontaineChapter 16. The Recurrence of Victimization: Terminology, Extent, Characteristics, Correlates, and Prevention - Leah E. Daigle and Bonnie S. FisherChapter 17. Victimization: An International Perspective - Anna Alvazzi del FrateChapter 18. The Mental Health and Behavioral Consequences of Terrorism - Charles Di Maggio and Sandro GaleaChapter 19. Victims of Cybercrime - Russell P. ButlerChapter 20. Understanding Child Trafficking in the United States: A Review of Current Policies, Research, and Issues Facing Survivors - Katherine Kaufka WaltsAfterword. Looking Forward: Redefining Justice for Victims of Crime - Susan Herman