Victims, Crime and Society
- Pamela Davies - Northumbria University, UK
- Peter Francis - Northumbria University, UK
- Chris Greer - University of Essex, UK
Criminology & Criminal Justice (General) | Victimology
This book provides a thorough account of victimisation across the social spectrum of class, race, age and gender. The second edition has been fully revised and expanded, with two parts now spanning the key perspectives and issues in victimology.
Covering theoretical, social and political contexts, the book:
- Includes new chapters on defining and constructing victims, fear and vulnerability, sexuality, white collar crime and the implications of crime policy on victims
- Examines a global range of historical and theoretical perspectives in victimology and features a new chapter on researching victims of crime
- Reinforces your learning through critical thinking sections, future research suggestions, chapter summaries and a glossary of key terms
Victims, Crime and Society is the essential text for your studies in victimology across criminology, criminal justice, community safety, youth justice and related areas.
Fantastic and accessible book suitable for degree level reading. Gives relevant and current understanding of victimology and the impact on victims of crime from a wide variety of factors such as ethnicity, gender class etc.
This will be adopted in 2020 for the level 5 students
Accessible. Clear. Authoritative.
An excellent book on the subject, this book is an ideal companion for the foundation stage
This is an excellent introduction to the study of victims and victimisation. An accessible text that will be of great use to undergraduate students.
A welcome addition to an area which is largely ignored by the criminal justice system and society as a whole - victims of crime. This book is well written and is a must for students who are studying a policing or criminology course at University.
This book is essential for students who are currently studying victimology. There are many activities which can be used. This is an easy read and covers a wide range of areas around victims. An excellent book which will be recommended to out library.
- Two parts now spanning the key perspectives and issues in victimology
- New chapters on defining and constructing victims, fear and vulnerability, sexuality, white collar crime and the implications of crime policy on victims
- New chapter on researching victims of crime
Sample Materials & Chapters
Q&A with Pam Davies, Peter Francis, Chris Greer
Victims, Crime and Society: News Media, Victims and Crime