Imagining The Victim Of Crime
Written in the post 9/11 context this book considers the efficacy of theory and policy relating to questions of victimhood to accommodate the current political and cultural climate and offers a critical understanding of both. It adopts an explicitly cross-cultural position on these questions.
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Chapter 1 Are we all victims now?
Chapter 2 Ways of thinking about victims and victimology
Chapter 3 Exploring criminal victimization and its impact
Chapter 4 Victimization risk and fear
Chapter 5 Responding to victims needs or harnessing victims rights?
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