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Crime Victims: Theory, Policy and Practice

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Beschreibung

Beschreibung

This 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.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

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

Portrait

Basia Spalek

Pressestimmen

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
EAN: 9781403935427
ISBN: 1403935424
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: PALGRAVE
Erscheinungsdatum: April 2006
Seitenanzahl: 201 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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