Understanding Violence Victimization

Understanding Violence Victimization

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For courses in Victimology, Criminology, Introduction to Criminal Justice, Ethics in Criminal Justice, and Deviance. Combining theory with applied response, this text explores the various sources of victimization and discusses how violence breeds. It also examines the social or environmental factors that influence victimization, offender-victim relationships, and legal and behavioral responses to victims.show more

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  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 175.26 x 231.14 x 12.7mm | 362.87g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0130259616
  • 9780130259615

Table of contents

1. Victimization: Theories and Reporting Measures. 2. Victims of Family and Intimate Violence. 3. Victimization by Strangers. 4. Workplace Violence, Harassment and Victimization. 5. School Violence and Victimization. 6. Responding to Criminal Victimization. Appendix A: Major Sources of Victimization Data and Information. Appendix B: A Model Antistalking Legislation for the States. Appendix C: Resource Guide. Index.show more

About Robert J. Meadows

ROBERT J. MEADOWS is an Associate Professor of Criminal Justice and Director of the Graduate Program in Public Policy and Administration at California Lutheran University. Dr. Meadows' research and teaching interests include legal issues in criminal justice, private security, violence and victimization, and delinquency. He recently authored a book on Saudi Arabian justice, and is currently working on a book addressing struggling teenagers. Dr. Meadows is a member of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences and the American Society of Industrial Security.show more

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