Crime Victims: An Introduction to Victimology

Crime Victims: An Introduction to Victimology

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A first in the field when initially published and now a true classic, CRIME VICTIMS: AN INTRODUCTION TO VICTIMOLOGY, Ninth Edition offers the most comprehensive and balanced exploration of victimology available today. The author examines the victimsa€™ plight, carefully placing statistics from the FBIa€™s Uniform Crime Report and Bureau of Justice Statistics National Crime Victimization Survey in context. At the same time, he humanizes victimsa€™ stories through compelling case studies. The text systematically investigates how victims are currently handled by the criminal justice system, analyzes the goals of the victimsa€™ rights movement, and discusses what the future is likely to hold. This Ninth Edition presents current coverage of the seriousness of intimate partner violence, child abuse, sexual assaults in the U.S. military, acquaintance rapes on college campuses, shootings on campuses, whether arming for self-protection is an effective strategy, and similar high-profile issues. It also includes new information about survivorology and bystanderology as well as new material on practical issues facing victims. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.Professional thieves prowl the streets looking for specific makes and models on their shopping lists. ... depends upon which organization is asked and which criteria were used to compile the ranking (see Gibson, 2004). ... Cadillac/STS Lamborghini/Gallardo Hyundai/Accent Chevrolet/HHR Chevrolet/Aveo Chevrolet/ Impala Nissan/Infinity FX35 Nissan/GT-R 1 3 3 3 3 3 4 4 4 4 Rate per 1, 000 5 column.

Title:Crime Victims: An Introduction to Victimology
Author:Andrew Karmen
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2015-04-28


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