Victimology: Legal, Psychological, and Social Perspectives, 5th edition
Published by Pearson (January 3rd 2018) - Copyright © 2019
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An easy-to-read global perspective on the study of victimology
Victimology: Legal, Psychological, and Social Perspectives examines trends in victim¿-offender relationships, with emphasis on victims’ rights. The text discusses two components of victimology. The first deals with the harm victims suffer, victim services, reducing victimization, and consequences for offenders. The second looks at the role of being selected as a victim. Other topics include victim impact statements, constitutional and civil rights of victims, compensation and restitution of victims, international aspects of victimology, sexual victimization, intimate partner abuse, and child abuse. The 5th edition explores evolving theories, research, and trends in victimology, with particular attention paid to the causes and consequences of victimization.
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