Summary: Revised and updated to reflect the most current and relevant information in the field, Victimology: Theories and Applications, Second Edition provides a comprehensive introduction to the study of victimization, crime typologies, and the impact of crime on victims, offenders, and society at large. Each chapter provides a typology of the offender to analyze motivation. An overview of the issues impacting victims of a wide variety of traditional and contemporary crimes are examined, inc ...show moreluding child maltreatment, intimate partner violence, bullying, elder abuse, cybercrime and hate crimes. The history and theories of victimology are explored, as well as definitive laws and policies, strategies for intervention, and future research areas.New to the Second Edition:-All case studies have been updated to offer students a modern perspective.-New case studies have been added, including the cases of IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Khan, Casey Anthony, and the Senator Scott Brown case as illustrating non-disclosure of childhood abuse for 40 years.-Includes an analysis on the Casey Anthony case from the perspective of the jury in the chapter on justice systems.-A new chapter includes discussions on domestic international databases and studies, including UCR, NCVS, StatsCan, Justice Canada, Interpol, and WHO reports on victimization.-Includes a new chapter on child abduction and exploitation including a discussion of child trafficking.-Contains a new chapter discussing sexual boundary violations.-All tables and figures have been updated to reflect the most current data.-Every new copy is pacakaged with full student access to the companion website featuring a variety of interactive study tools.Key Features:-Offers a balance between theory and the research and practice-oriented tools for readers who will work with victims, offenders, and the justice system.-Covers current topics including: human trafficking, victims of gang violence, bullying, victims of terrorism, victims of cybercrim ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 2ND 13
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