The Resource Handbook of Victims and Victimology

Handbook of Victims and Victimology

Label
Handbook of Victims and Victimology
Title
Handbook of Victims and Victimology
Creator
Language
eng
Summary
The study of criminal victimisation has developed to the stage where by victimology is now regarded as a central component to the study of crime and criminology. This focus of concern has been matched by the growth and development of support services for the victim of crime alongside increasing political concern with similar issues. The central purpose of this book is to bring together leading scholars to produce an authoritative handbook on victims and victimology that gives due consideration to these developments. It will be concerned to reflect contemporary academic, policy, and political d
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
362.88
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV6250.25 .H358 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Handbook of Victims and Victimology
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Handbook of Victims and Victimology; Copyright; Contents; About the contributors; Figures and tables; Introduction and overview; Part OnePerspectives on the Victim and Victimisation; Introduction; Chapter 1 Setting the scene: a question of history; Chapter 2 Theoretical perspectives on victimisation; Chapter 3 Theory and method: the social epidemiology of crime victims; Chapter 4Crime, victimisation and vulnerability ; Part TwoVictims, Victimology and Feminism; Introduction; Chapter 5 Surviving victimhood: the impact of feminist campaigns; Chapter 6 Feminism, victimology and domestic violence
  • Chapter 15 A comparative analysis of the victim policies across the Anglo-speaking worldPart FiveOther visions of victimisation and victimology ; Introduction; Chapter 16'Race', religion and victimisation: UK and European responses ; Chapter 17Victims of corporate crime ; Chapter 18Cultural victimology: are we all victims now? ; Conclusion; Glossary; Index
  • Chapter 7 Lessons from the gender agendaPart ThreeVictims, Policy and Service Delivery ; Introduction; Chapter 8 Public sector services and the victim of crime; Chapter 9 The role of the voluntary sector; Chapter 10 Matching service delivery to need; Chapter 11 The victim in court; Chapter 12 The victim in restorative justice; Part Four Comparative Perspectives; Introduction; Chapter 13 Looking beyond Great Britain: the development of criminal injuries compensation; Chapter 14 Benchmarking victim policies in the framework of European Union Law
Control code
ocn955273881
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (545 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203118207
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b29850952
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)955273881
  • pebco0203118200

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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