Crime Victims: An Introduction to Victimology
A first in the field and true classic, CRIME VICTIMS: AN INTRODUCTION TO VICTIMOLOGY offers the most comprehensive and balanced exploration of victimology a vital new and, at times, controversial branch of criminology available today. The author examines the victims’ plight, and is careful to place statistics from the FBI’s Uniform Crime Report and Bureau of Justice Statistics National Crime Victimization Survey in context. The text systematically investigates how victims’ currently are handled by the criminal justice system, analyzes the goals of the victims’ rights movement, and discusses what the future is likely to hold. This seventh edition expands coverage of human trafficking, crimes on campus, identity theft, stalking, motor vehicle theft, and prisoners attacked behind bars. This text’s student-friendly format is designed to facilitate teaching and research about these subjects during a standard fourteen week semester. It serves as a valuable home-library reference book for anyone interested in criminology and criminal justice!
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Phoenixangelfire - LibraryThing
A well presented and defined text covering all the aspects of victimology and the various processes for dealing with justice suffering and reconciliation. It covers all possible victims including ... Read full review