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 pr ...show moreotection 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. ...show less