Understandng Violence and Victimization
This book attempts to address the sources of violenceand its effects on people and situations. Providing different perspectiveson the causes of victimization, it also discusses how violence breeds. Itexamines the social and environmental factors that influencevictimization, offender-victim relationships, and legal and behavioralresponses to victims. Includes domestic and international terrorism andaddresses the violence of both. Discusses motives of terrorists, violence dissemination and ways to combat terrorism. Reviews earlyvictimization theory ( Mendelshon's Typologies, Hentig's VictimClassification, Sellin and Wolfgang's Typology of Victimization) andmodern victimization theory ( Victim Precipitation Theory, SpatialRelations, etc.)
- 181 x 232 x 18mm | 553g
- 01 Nov 2006
- Pearson Prentice Hall
- 4th ed.