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Victimology
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Victimology
The Essentials

Third Edition


January 2021 | 416 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Victimology: The Essentials, Third Edition, concisely explores the effects of victimization in the United States and internationally, with an emphasis on vulnerable populations. Drawing from the most up-to-date research, this accessible, student-friendly text provides an overview of the field with a focus on the scope, causes, and responses to victimization today. Renowned author and researcher Leah E. Daigle expertly relays the history and development of the field of victimology, the extent to which people are victimized and why, and how the criminal justice system and other social services interact with victims and with each other. The highly anticipated Third Edition features contemporary issues such as cybervictimization, the neurobiology of trauma, the victimization of LGBQT people, and much more.
 
Preface
 
Acknowledgments
 
CHAPTER 1. Introduction to Victimology
 
CHAPTER 2. Extent, Theories, and Factors of Victimization
 
CHAPTER 3. Consequences of Victimization
 
CHAPTER 4. Recurring Victimization
 
CHAPTER 5. Victims’ Rights and Remedies
 
CHAPTER 6. Homicide Victimization: by Lisa R. Muftic
 
CHAPTER 7. Sexual Victimization
 
CHAPTER 8. Intimate Partner Violence
 
CHAPTER 9. Victimization at the Beginning and End of Life: Child and Elder Abuse
 
CHAPTER 10. Victimization at School and Work
 
CHAPTER 11. Property Victimization, Identity Theft Victimization, and Cybervictimization
 
CHAPTER 12. Victimization of Special Populations
 
CHAPTER 13. Victimology From a Comparative Perspective: by Lisa R. Muftic
 
CHAPTER 14. Contemporary Issues in Victimology: Victims of Hate Crimes, Human Trafficking, and Terrorism
 
Glossary
 
References
 
Index
 
About the Author

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