Victimology: Legal, Psychological, and Social Perspectives, 5th edition

  • Harvey Wallace, 
  • Cliff Roberson

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Victimology: Legal, Psychological, and Social Perspectives is an easy-to-read global perspective on the study of victimology. The text examines the trends in victim-offender relationships, with emphasis on victims' rights. It primarily focuses on victim harm, victim services and offender consequences, as well as the role of being selected as a victim. Other topics include types of crimes, special victim populations, and legal responses to victims and offenders, among others.

The 5th Edition explores evolving theories, research and trends in victimology, with particular attention paid to the causes and repercussions of victimization.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2019

ISBN-13: 9780137524716

Subject: Management Information Systems

Category: Electronic Commerce


Brief Contents

  1. Introduction and History of Victimology
  2. An Overview of the Justice System
  3. Measurement of Crime and Its Effects
  4. The Consequences of Victimization
  5. Victim Advocacy
  6. Homicide Victims
  7. Sexual Victimization
  8. Intimate Partner Abuse
  9. Child Abuse
  10. Elder Victims
  11. Hate Crimes
  12. Special Victim Populations
  13. Negligence and Intentional Torts
  14. Constitutional and Civil Rights of Victims
  15. Compensation and Restitution of Victims
  16. Victim Impact Statements
  17. International Aspects of Victimology

Epilogue: Broad Themes

Appendix: Critical Dates in the Victims' Rights Movement


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