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Published by Allyn & Bacon .
Written in English


Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7412484M
ISBN 100205486258
ISBN 109780205486250

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The term victimology was coined by German-American psychiatrist Frederick Wertham () in He insisted that sociologists had to use a scientific approach to study crime victims. Victimology is a subfield of criminology which studies victimization. Victimology: The Essentials, Second Edition, is a comprehensive yet concise core textbook that explores the effects of victimization in the United States and internationally, with an emphasis on. Victimology: A Text/Reader, Second Edition, engages students with the most current, cutting-edge articles published in the field of victimology as well as connects them to the basic concepts. Victimology: The Essentials, Second Edition, is a comprehensive yet concise core textbook that explores the effects of victimization in the United States and internationally, with an emphasis on vulnerable populations. Drawing from the most up-to-date research, this accessible, student-friendly text provides an overview of the field of victimology, with a focus on the scope, causes, and Cited by:

Victimology: Crime Victimization and Victim Services¿ is a text written for undergraduate students that provides a broad overview of the theoretical basis of victimology, and the role of victimology in today's criminal justice system.   There's a large scope of what this book covers: the history of victims, the increasing involvement of government and the community's acceptance or tolerance of victims, the actions taken after a victim is identified, knowing how long a body has been dead for (approximation of death), and the Victim Bill of Rights/5(15). BRIEF CONTENTS Preface xvii Chapter 1 Introduction and History of Victimology 1 Chapter 2 An Overview of the Justice System 23 Chapter 3 Measurement of Crime and Its Effects 49 Chapter 4 The Consequences of Victimization 63 Chapter 5 Victim Advocacy 86 Chapter 6 Homicide Victims Chapter 7 Sexual Victimization Chapter 8 Intimate Partner Abuse Reviews "Introduction to Victimology presents a very different approach to the study of victimology. I believe that it is really the first book to provide a true overview, or survey of, the discipline."--Kate Fox, Arizona State University "Introduction to Victimology is written by leading experts, is based on theory and empirical research, and covers all of the key topics related to.

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