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Publisher: [Place of publication not identified], POLICY Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

Nils Christie's (1986) seminal work on the 'Ideal Victim' is reproduced in full in this edited collection of vibrant and provocative essays that respond to and update the concept from a range of  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
ISBN: 1447338766 9781447338765
OCLC Number: 1019751192
Contents: The Ideal Victim ~ Nils Christie Part One: Exploring the 'Ideal Victim' The Ideal Victim through Other(s') Eyes ~ Alice Bosma, Eva Mulder and Antony Pemberton Creating Ideal Victims in Hate Crime Policy ~ Hannah Mason-BishThe Lived Experiences of Veiled Muslim Women as 'Undeserving' Victims of Islamophobia ~ Irene ZempiBeing 'Ideal' or Falling Short?: The Legitimacy of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and/or Transgender Victims of Domestic Violence and Hate Crime ~ Catherine Donovan and Rebecca BarnesNew Victimisations: Female Sex Worker Hate Crime and the 'Ideal Victim'~ Karen CorteenThe 'Ideal Migrant Victim' In Human Rights Courts: Between Vulnerability and Otherness ~ Carolina Yoko Furusho 'Our most precious possession of all.' The Survivor of Historical Child Sexual Abuse as the Ideal Victim? ~ Sinead Ring 'Idealising' Domestic Violence Victims ~ Marian Duggan Environmental Crime, Victimisation, and The Ideal Victim ~ Pamela DaviesPart Two: Exploring the 'Non-Ideal' Victim Revisiting the Non-Ideal Victim ~ Stephanie FohringConceptualising Victims of Anti-Social Behaviour is Far from 'Ideal' ~ Vicky HeapThe 'Ideal' Rape Victim and the Elderly Woman: A Contradiction in Terms? ~ Hannah Bows"They thought I was a bloody fool": The Challenge of Gaining Legitimate Victim Status for Online Fraud Victims ~ Cassandra CrossMale Prisoners' Vulnerabilities and the Ideal Victim Concept ~ Jennifer RainbowA Decade After Lynndie: Non-Ideal Victims of Non-Ideal Offenders - Doubly Anomalised, Doubly Invisibilised ~ Claire CohenTowards an Inclusive Victimology and a New Understanding of Public Compassion to Victims: From and Beyond Christies Ideal Victim ~ Jorge GraciaConclusion ~ Marian Duggan


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"An essential read which applies Christie's ideas to 21st century forms of victimisation. It is an important contribution to the field and will be of use to students and academics alike." * Sharon Read more...

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