Victims of Crime
- Robert C. Davis - Police Foundation
- Arthur J. Lurigio - Loyola University of Chicago, USA
- Susan Herman - Pace University, USA
Introductory Sociology | Sociology of Violence/Abuse | Victimology | Victimology |
The Fourth Edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to include newly contributed and updated chapters utilizing the latest research and studies from experts in the field. It has a stronger focus on emerging issues and policies in the field of victimology than other comparable texts, and it offers the most current research, thinking, and best practices regarding crime victims and crime victim services.
Great introductory chapter for bachelor students as an overview of sexual violence victimization.
This books provides a very useful analysis of the victims of crime, which is a very overlooked area in sociological theory. The perspectives examined are analysed from an international context. The more contemporary arguments could also compliment both left and right realist perspectives.
This is an informative text which provides contemporary examples of research and theories. A good source for undergraduate students.
This is a book that examines the issues of the most striking contemporary victimization such as sexual violence, stalking, the hate crime. It also noted the debate on social responses to victims and analyzing the emerging themes. This book is a very complete and current publication, so it is included as essecial literature of the discipline of Victimology of Masters in Criminology and Forensic Psychology at our Fernando Pessoa University, Portugal.
Ana Sani, Ph.D
The book is a reader and that was not appropriate for the course as I have it currently designed.
This is a useful text for many students to dip into especially those who are writing essays/dissertations which focus on particular victims.
- New 3-part organization with the more common victimizing crimes first, followed by responses to victimizations, and then newer issues and types of victimizations in Part 3.
- New chapters on human trafficking and cyber crime
- Major expansion of the human services response and school victimizations chapters.
- Updated throughout with new data and research