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Understanding Violence and Victimization

Understanding Violence and Victimization - 5th edition

ISBN13: 978-0135154649

Cover of Understanding Violence and Victimization 5TH 10 (ISBN 978-0135154649)
ISBN13: 978-0135154649
ISBN10: 0135154642
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 5TH 10
Copyright: 2010
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2010
International: No

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Understanding Violence and Victimization - 5TH 10 edition

ISBN13: 978-0135154649

Robert J. Meadows

ISBN13: 978-0135154649
ISBN10: 0135154642
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 5TH 10
Copyright: 2010
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2010
International: No
Summary

Understanding Violence and Victimization, Fifth Edition, explores selected types of violence and examines the causes and responses to such victimization. Written for courses in victimology, violence, and criminology, it addresses topics such as domestic violence, stranger violence, workplace violence, school violence, criminal justice violence, and the violence of terrorism. Each chapter includes case studies and discussion questions and explores prevention strategies, victim responses and legal approaches. This edition features a new chapter on understanding violence and provides the latest information on victimization. For professionals and anyone interested in the fields of criminal justice, and criminology.

Table of Contents

1. Measuring and Understanding Violence 2. Victimization Theories 3. Victims of Intimate Violence 4. Stranger Violence and Victimization 5. Workplace Violence and Victimization 6. School Violence and Victimization 7. Criminal Justice Injustice 8. The Violence of Terrorism 9. Responding to Criminal Victimization APPENDIX A: MAJOR SOURCES OF VICTIMIZATION DATA AND INFORMATION APPENDIX B: RESOURCE GUIDE