Understanding Violence and Victimization

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Prentice Hall, 2001 - Victims of crimes - 246 pages
For courses in Victimology, Criminology, Introduction to Criminal Justice, Ethics in Criminal Justice, and Deviance.Combining theory with applied response, this text explores the various sources of victimization and discusses how violence breeds. It also examines the social or environmental factors that influence victimization, offender-victim relationships, and legal and behavioral responses to victims.

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Contents

Injustice in Criminal Justice
24
Crime and Victimization Data
33
Victims of Family and Intimate Violence
46
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ROBERT J. MEADOWS is an Associate Professor of Criminal Justice and Director of the Graduate Program in Public Policy and Administration at California Lutheran University. Dr. Meadows' research and teaching interests include legal issues in criminal justice, private security, violence and victimization, and delinquency. He recently authored a book on Saudi Arabian justice, and is currently working on a book addressing struggling teenagers. Dr. Meadows is a member of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences and the American Society of Industrial Security.

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