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Understanding Violence and Victimization, Fifth Edition, explores selected types of violence and examines the causes and responses to such victimization.  Written for courses in victimology, violence, and criminology, it addresses topics such as domestic violence, stranger violence, workplace violence, school violence, criminal justice violence, and the violence of terrorism. Each chapter includes case studies and discussion questions and explores prevention strategies, victim responses and legal approaches. This edition features a new chapter on understanding violence and provides the latest information on victimization.

Table of Contents

1.  Measuring and Understanding Violence

2.  Victimization Theories

3.  Victims of Intimate Violence

4.  Stranger Violence and Victimization

5.  Workplace Violence and Victimization

6.  School Violence and Victimization

7.  Criminal Justice Injustice

8.  The Violence of Terrorism

9.  Responding to Criminal Victimization

 

APPENDIX A: MAJOR SOURCES OF VICTIMIZATION DATA AND INFORMATION

 

APPENDIX B: RESOURCE GUIDE

Product Details

ISBN:
9780135154649
Author:
Meadows, Robert J.
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Subject:
Violence
Subject:
Violent crimes
Subject:
General
Subject:
Public Policy - Social Services & Welfare
Subject:
Victims of crimes
Subject:
General True Crime
Subject:
Crime - True Crime
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
December 2008
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
9.1 x 7 x 0.9 in 449 gr

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