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Victimology

A Text/Reader

Leah E. Daigle Georgia State University
© 2012   672 pages   SAGE Publications, Inc   
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Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgements
Section 1. Introduction to Victimology
Section 2. Risk factors and theories of victimization
How to Read a Research Article
Readings:
Specifying the influence of family and peers on violent victimization: Extending routine activities and lifestyles theories, Schreck, by C. J
Gang membership as a risk factor for adolescent violence victimization, by T. J Taylor
Sexual harassment victimization during emerging adulthood: A test of routine activities theory and a general theory of crime, by T. AClodfelter
Section 3. Consequences of Victimization
Readings:
Costs of juvenile crime in urban areas: A longitudinal perspective, by B. C Welsh
The violent and sexual victimization of college women: Is repeat victimization a problem? by L. E Daigle
Assessment of PTSD symptoms in a community exposed to serial murder, by M. J. Herkov
Section 4. Victim’s rights
Readings:
Participation in victim-offender mediation: Lessons learned from observations, by P. M. Gerkin
Victim rights and new remedies: Finally getting victims their due, by R. C.Davis
The efficacy of expectancy disconfirmation in explaining crime victim satisfaction with the police, by M. S. Chandek
Section 5. Sexual victimization
Readings:
Alcohol-related sexual assault: A common problem among college students, by R. Campbell
The effectiveness of sexual assault nurse examiner (SANE) Programs: A review of psychological, medical, legal, and community outcomes, by R Campbell,
Reflections on a rape trial: The role of rape myths and jury selection in the outcome of a trial, by J. Shepherd
Section 6. Intimate partner violence
Readings:
Conflict and control: Gender symmetry and asymmetry in domestic violence. Violence Against Women, by M. P. Johnson
Risky relationships?: Assortative mating and women’s experiences of intimate partner violence, by K. Carbone-Lopez,
When “Enough is enough”: Battered women’s decision making around court orders of protection, by K. Fischer,
Section 7. Victimization At the Beginning and End of Life: Child Abuse and Elder Abuse
Readings:
The role of fathers in risk for physical child abuse and neglect: Possible pathways and unanswered questions, by N. B. Guterman
Testing the cycle of violence hypothesis: Child abuse and adolescent dating violence as predictors of intimate partner violence in young adulthood, A. M. Gomez
The epidemiology of violence against the elderly: Implications for primary and secondary prevention, by R. Bachman
Section 8. Victimization of special populations
Readings:
Patterns of victimization among male and female inmates: Evidence of an enduring legacy, by N Wolff
Partner violence against women with disabilities: Prevalence, risk and explanations, by D. A. Brownridge
Mental disorder and violent victimization: The mediating role of involvement in conflicted social relationships, by E. Silver
Section 9. School and Workplace Victimization
Readings:
Traditional Bullying, Cyber Bullying, and Deviance: A General Strain Theory Approach, by C. Hay
A multidimensional examination of campus safety: Victimization, perceptions of danger, worry About crime, and precautionary behavior among college women in the post-Clery era, by P. Wilcox,
Characteristics of violence in state government. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, by V. B. Lord
Sexual harassment at work: A decade (plus) of progress, by A. M. O’Leary-Kelly
Section 10. Property and Identity Theft Victimization
Readings:
Linking burglary and target hardening at the property level: New insights into victimization and burglary protection, by A. Hirschfield
Auto theft: A site-survey and analysis of environmental crime factors in Atlantic City, by M. P. Levy
Routine online activity and internet fraud targeting: Extending the generality of routine activity theory by T. C. Pratt
Section 11. Contemporary Issues in Victimology
Readings:
Human Trafficking in Scotland, by K. Lebov
Hate crimes and stigma-related experiences among sexual minority adults in the United States: Prevalence estimates from a national probability sample, by G. M. Herek
Gender differences in fear of terrorism, by A. M. Nellis
Glossary
References

Victimology

A Text/Reader

Leah E. Daigle Georgia State University
© 2012   672 pages   SAGE Publications, Inc  

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Victimology
A Text/Reader

Part of the SAGE Text/Reader Series in Criminology and Criminal Justice, this book provides an overview of the field of victimology, including a collection of carefully selected articles that have previously appeared in leading journals, along with original material in a mini-chapter format that contextualizes the concepts. It provides the history and development of the field of victimology, explains who is victimized and why, explains how the criminal justice system and other social services interact with victims and each other, and provides information about specific types of victimization.

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