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    DescriptionThis text offers a much-needed overview of theory and practice in the topical area of crime, victimization, and criminal justice policy. Spalek explores the impact of crime upon victims, looks at the establishment of victim initiatives, and pushes debates in the area forward. Engagingly presented with case studies and questions drawn from high-profile cases such as the Oklahoma City bombing.

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    Crime Victims
    Theory, Policy and Practice
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Basia Spalek
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 216
    Width: 155 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 7 mm
    Weight: 327 g
    ISBN 13: 9781403935427
    ISBN 10: 1403935424

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27440
    B&T Book Type: NF
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    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.3
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    BISAC V2.8: LAW026000
    B&T General Subject: 750
    BIC subject category V2: LNF, JKVQ
    Ingram Subject Code: SO
    Libri: I-SO
    BIC subject category V2: JKVC
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    B&T Approval Code: A39502000
    BISAC V2.8: SOC004000
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    DC22: 362.88
    B&T Approval Code: C39260000
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    LC classification: HV6250.25 .S63 2006
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    Thema V1.0: LNF, JKVC, JKVQ
    Palgrave USA
    Imprint name
    Palgrave MacMillan
    Publication date
    18 April 2006
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Basia Spalek is a Lecturer in Criminal Justice within the Institute of Applied Social Studies, University of Birmingham.
    Review quote
    Spalek's new work is a timely contribution to the criminological and victims and victimology literature...is important to criminological research, policy and legislation audiences...invaluable to any graduate student in criminology...' - Ronald McGivern, Social Policy
    Table of contents
    Acknowledgements Introducing Victimology Victimhood, Late Modernity and Criminal Justice Victimology: Theoretical Perspectives Researching Victimisation: Contesting Victimhood Understanding Victimisation: Exploring Harms Official Responses to Victimisation Victims' Needs and Victims' Rights Unofficial Victims' Movements: Re-defining Victimhood New Perspectives within Victimology Conclusion: Future Developments and Implications Notes for Chapters References