Reconceptualizing critical victimology : interventions and possibilities; ed. by dale c. spencer. (Book, 2016) [WorldCat.org]
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Reconceptualizing critical victimology : interventions and possibilities; ed. by dale c. spencer.

Publisher: LANHAM LEXINGTON Books 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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This book discusses the manifold levels (micro vs. macro) and forms (physical, sexual, etc.) of victimization.

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Document Type: Book
ISBN: 9781498510264 1498510264
OCLC Number: 979882016
Contents: Introduction: Themes and Issues in Critical Victimology, Dale C. Spencer & Sandra WalklatePart One: Thinking Critically about VictimhoodChapter One: Sovereign Bodies, Minds and Victim Culture, Ronnie LippensChapter Two: Still Worlds Apart? Habitus, Field, and Masculinities in Victim and Police Interactions, Dale C. Spencer & Jillian PattersonChapter Three: Boys to Offenders: Damaging Masculinity and Traumatic Victimization, Rebecca S. Katz & Hannah M. WillisChapter Four: The Parent as Paradoxical Victim: Adolescent to Parent Violence and Contested Victimization, Rachel CondryChapter Five: Victims of Hate: Thinking Beyond the Tick-Box, Neil ChakrabortiPart Two: Victims and Victim Services in Comparative PerspectiveChapter Six: Punishment or Solidarity: Comparing the U.S. and Swedish Victim Movements, Carina Gallo & Robert EliasChapter Seven: Restorative Justice as a Boundary Object: Some Critical Reflections on the Rise and Influence of Restorative Justice in England and Wales, David MiersChapter Eight: Victimhood and Transitional Justice, Kieran McEvoy & Kirsten McConnachiePart Three: Bringing the State Back InChapter Nine: A Change for the better or Same Old Story? Women, the State and Miscarriages of Justice, Annette BallingerChapter Ten: Hierarchical Victims of Terrorism and War, Ross McGarryChapter Eleven: Bereaved Family Activism in Contexts of Organized Mass Violence, Jon ShuteConclusion: Critical Victimology beyond the Academe: Engaging Publics and Policy, Sandra Walklate & Dale C. Spencer

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This edited collection provides an important and valuable contribution to our understanding of the cultural politics of 'victimhood' and our responses to victimization. Victim suffering is explored Read more...

 
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