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Understanding Violence and Victimization

Understanding Violence and Victimization - 4th edition

ISBN13: 978-0132193825

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ISBN13: 978-0132193825
ISBN10: 0132193825
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 07
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2007
International: No

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Understanding Violence and Victimization - 4TH 07 edition

ISBN13: 978-0132193825

Robert J. Meadows

ISBN13: 978-0132193825
ISBN10: 0132193825
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 07
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Published: 2007
International: No
Summary

In Understanding Violence and Victimization, real-life case studies show situations leading to victimization and explore the social, legal, and psychological dynamics of violence and victimization. The reader is educated on the precursors of violence such as stalking and harassment then examines domestic, workplace, school, and public violence. The reader is acquainted with policy responses to victimization such as civil justice, victim compensation laws, personal protection approaches, and legislation.

Understanding Violence and Victimization is a much-needed wake-up call to the threat of violence, and is a superior resource for students studying crime, victimization, or justice policy. In addition, justice practitioners, victim advocates, and the average citizen should find this book relevant and insightful.

Table of Contents

1. Victimization: Theories and Reporting Measures.
2. Victims of Family and Intimate Violence.
3. Victimization by Strangers.
4. Workplace Violence, Harassment and Victimization.
5. School Violence and Victimization.
6. Responding to Criminal Victimization.
Appendix A: Major Sources of Victimization Data and Information.
Appendix B: A Model Antistalking Legislation for the States.
Appendix C: Resource Guide.
Index

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