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Victimology : theories and applications

Author: Ann Wolbert Burgess; Cheryl Regehr; Albert R Roberts
Publisher: Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett Publishers, ©2010.
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"Victimology: Theories and Applications introduces readers to the study of victimization, crime typologies, and the impact of crime on victims, offenders, and society at large. Each chapter provides a typology of the offender to analyze motivation. The chapters include an overview of the issues impacting victims of a wide variety of traditional and contemporary crimes such as child maltreatment, intimate partner  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Wolbert Burgess; Cheryl Regehr; Albert R Roberts
ISBN: 9780763772109 0763772100
OCLC Number: 320804464
Description: xix, 436 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Crime and victimology / by Ann Wolbert Burgess and Albert R. Roberts --
Victimology concepts and theories / by Ann Wolbert Burgess and Cheryl Regehr --
Victim services, legislation, and treatment / by Ann Wolbert Burgess, Albert R. Roberts, and Cheryl Regehr --
The Justice systems / by Ann Wolbert Burgess and Cheryl Regehr --
Child and adolescent victimization / by Ann Wolbert Burgess and Paul Thomas Clements --
Victims of school shooters / by Mary Ellen O'Toole and Ann Wolbert Burgess --
Intimate partner violence / by Cheryl Regehr and Albert R. Roberts --
Victims of rape and sexual assault / by Ann Wolbert Burgess and Kathleen P. Brown --
Stalking victims / by Cheryl Regehr --
Elder abuse victims / Cheryl Regehr and Ann Wolbert Burgess --
Homicide : victims, their families, and the community / by Ann Wolbert Burgess and Albert R. Roberts --
Hate crimes / by Cheryl Regehr --
Victims of cybercrime / by Cheryl Regehr and Ann Wolbert Burgess --
Other forms of victimization / by Cheryl Regehr and Ann Wolbert Burgess.
Responsibility: Ann Wolbert Burgess, Cheryl Regehr, Albert R. Roberts.

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"Victimology: Theories and Applications introduces readers to the study of victimization, crime typologies, and the impact of crime on victims, offenders, and society at large. Each chapter provides a typology of the offender to analyze motivation. The chapters include an overview of the issues impacting victims of a wide variety of traditional and contemporary crimes such as child maltreatment, intimate partner violence, elder abuse, cybercrime, and hate crimes. The text explores the history and theories of victimology, definitive laws and policies, strategies for intervention, and future research areas."--BOOK JACKET.

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