The victims of crime (1st ed )

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Language: Anglais
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The Victims of Crime provides indispensable information on all aspects of crime victimization, victims' rights, and victims' services. Organized in an easy-to-follow, four-part format, it provides a look at important events in the field, up-to-date statistical victimization data, and a theoretical understanding of how and why individuals become victims of crime. Taking a systems approach, it devotes extensive coverage to the crime victim's interaction with the criminal justice system and includes an entire chapter on economic victimizations.
SECTION I: VICTIMOLOGY

1. Victims of Crime: An Overview

2. Crime Victimization: Statistics, Theories, and Victimology

3. Crime Prevention

SECTION II: CRIME VICTIMS AND THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM

4. Crime Victims and Law Enforcement

5. Crime Victims and the Courts

6. Crime Victims, Corrections, and Restorative Justice

SECTION III: INTERPERSONAL VICTIMIZATION

7. Sexual Victimization

8. Intimate Partner Violence

9. Children as Victims

10. Victimization of the Elderly

SECTION IV: STRANGER VICTIMIZATION

11. Economic Victimizations

12. Hate Crimes and Special Populations

13. Mass Violence

14. International Victimization, Assistance and the Future of the Victims of Crime