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Crime Victims

CRIME VICTIMS INTRO VICTIMOLOG Y

An Introduction to Victimology
Crime Victims
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9
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2015-04-28
Copyright Year
2016
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1305261038
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9781305261037
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Wadsworth Publishing
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  • This edition features new material on "survivorology"--a potential focus within victimology that encourages researchers to explore why certain individuals show admirable resilience and are able to effectively cope with adversity, transcend their injuries and losses, and recover from their ordeals. Many examples of inspiring resilience and recoveries by courageous victims appear throughout the book.
  • This edition features new material on "survivorology"--a potential focus within victimology that encourages researchers to explore why certain individuals show admirable resilience and are able to effectively cope with adversity, transcend their injuries and losses, and recover from their ordeals. Many examples of inspiring resilience and recoveries by courageous victims appear throughout the book.
  • A new focus on "bystanderology"--a previously overlooked aspect of how onlookers respond to crimes in progress--includes examples throughout the book of how third parties such as "good samaritans" respond to the plight of victims under attack.
  • A new focus on "bystanderology"--a previously overlooked aspect of how onlookers respond to crimes in progress--includes examples throughout the book of how third parties such as "good samaritans" respond to the plight of victims under attack.
  • The author further emphasizes theoretical explanations about why some groups of people are targeted by offenders more than other groups, and why some individuals find themselves repeatedly singled out more than others.
  • The author further emphasizes theoretical explanations about why some groups of people are targeted by offenders more than other groups, and why some individuals find themselves repeatedly singled out more than others.
  • Additional material on practical issues facing victims includes topics such as whether to scrupulously follow victimization prevention tips in the future, and victims' experiences filing claims for reimbursement.
  • Additional material on practical issues facing victims includes topics such as whether to scrupulously follow victimization prevention tips in the future, and victims' experiences filing claims for reimbursement.
  • New coverage of controversies appearing in the news includes discussion of the seriousness of intimate partner violence, child abuse, sexual assaults in the U.S. military, acquaintance rapes on college campuses, shootings on campuses, and whether arming for self-protection is an effective strategy.
  • New coverage of controversies appearing in the news includes discussion of the seriousness of intimate partner violence, child abuse, sexual assaults in the U.S. military, acquaintance rapes on college campuses, shootings on campuses, and whether arming for self-protection is an effective strategy.
  • This edition presents the very latest data about victimization and includes high profile cases that brought about criminal justice reforms. These include bystander intervention that led to tragedy, a deadly incident of road rage, identity theft suffered by a prominent figure, survivors seeking reconciliation with the offender, persons using a gun to save their own lives, and the motor vehicle theft of a truck in the president's entourage.
  • This edition presents the very latest data about victimization and includes high profile cases that brought about criminal justice reforms. These include bystander intervention that led to tragedy, a deadly incident of road rage, identity theft suffered by a prominent figure, survivors seeking reconciliation with the offender, persons using a gun to save their own lives, and the motor vehicle theft of a truck in the president's entourage.
  • To keep the book on the cutting edge of the field, the author presents current coverage of human and sex trafficking, cybercrimes, crimes on campus, identity theft, stalking, motor vehicle theft, prison attacks, and similar high-profile issues.
  • To keep the book on the cutting edge of the field, the author presents current coverage of human and sex trafficking, cybercrimes, crimes on campus, identity theft, stalking, motor vehicle theft, prison attacks, and similar high-profile issues.
  • Chapter-opening learning objectives help students focus on and master key concepts and theories as they are presented in each chapter.
  • Chapter-opening learning objectives help students focus on and master key concepts and theories as they are presented in each chapter.
  • The text "humanizes" victims, particularly through the inclusion of compelling cases that illustrate their plight. This makes an already well-written text more engaging, and allows students to comprehend the challenges that face victims and their advocates, rather than simply remember details.
  • The text "humanizes" victims, particularly through the inclusion of compelling cases that illustrate their plight. This makes an already well-written text more engaging, and allows students to comprehend the challenges that face victims and their advocates, rather than simply remember details.
  • Discussion questions at the end of each chapter help instructors launch a dialogue on controversial issues covered in the chapter. The questions can also be used for essay assignments for instructors who emphasize the development of writing skills in their classes.
  • Discussion questions at the end of each chapter help instructors launch a dialogue on controversial issues covered in the chapter. The questions can also be used for essay assignments for instructors who emphasize the development of writing skills in their classes.
  • Critical thinking questions at the end of each chapter give students the opportunity to argue and evaluate opposing points of view.
  • Critical thinking questions at the end of each chapter give students the opportunity to argue and evaluate opposing points of view.
  • Suggested research projects at the end of each chapter provide instructors with a list of possible term paper topics that are intriguing, relevant, and practical.
  • Suggested research projects at the end of each chapter provide instructors with a list of possible term paper topics that are intriguing, relevant, and practical.
  • Boxed features inspire a deeper discussion of key topics and invite research into intriguing subjects, such as "The System's Shortcomings from a Victim's Point of View," and "The Most Serious Shootings On Campus."
  • Boxed features inspire a deeper discussion of key topics and invite research into intriguing subjects, such as "The System's Shortcomings from a Victim's Point of View," and "The Most Serious Shootings On Campus."
  • To keep the book on the cutting edge of the field, the author presents current coverage of human trafficking, crimes on campus, identity theft, stalking, motor vehicle theft, prison attacks, and similar high-profile issues.
  • To keep the book on the cutting edge of the field, the author presents current coverage of human trafficking, crimes on campus, identity theft, stalking, motor vehicle theft, prison attacks, and similar high-profile issues.
  • Chapter-opening learning objectives help you focus on and master key concepts and theories as they are presented in each chapter.
  • Chapter-opening learning objectives help you focus on and master key concepts and theories as they are presented in each chapter.
  • Critical thinking questions at the end of each chapter give you the opportunity to argue and evaluate opposing points of view.
  • Critical thinking questions at the end of each chapter give you the opportunity to argue and evaluate opposing points of view.
  • The text "humanizes" victims, particularly through the inclusion of compelling cases that illustrate their plight. This makes an already well-written text more engaging, and allows you to comprehend the challenges that face victims and their advocates, rather than simply remember details.
  • The text "humanizes" victims, particularly through the inclusion of compelling cases that illustrate their plight. This makes an already well-written text more engaging, and allows you to comprehend the challenges that face victims and their advocates, rather than simply remember details.
  • 1. What Is Victimology?
  • 2. The Rediscovery of Crime Victims.
  • 3. Victimization in the United States: An Overview.
  • 4. Violent Crimes: Murders and Robberies.
  • 5. Victims' Contributions to the Crime Problem.
  • 6. Victims and the Criminal Justice System: Cooperation and Conflict; Part 1: The Police.
  • 7. Victims and the Criminal Justice System: Cooperation and Conflict; Part 2: Prosecutors, Defense Attorneys, Judges, Juries, and Corrections Officials.
  • 8. Victimized Children.
  • 9. Victims of Violence by Lovers and Family Members.
  • 10. Victims of Rapes and Other Sexual Assaults.
  • 11. Additional Groups of Victims with Special Problems.
  • 12. Repaying Victims.
  • 13. Victims in the Twenty-First Century: Alternative Directions.
  • Glossary.
  • References.
  • Name Index.
  • Subject Index.
  • This edition features new material on "survivorology"--a potential focus within victimology that encourages researchers to explore why certain individuals show admirable resilience and are able to effectively cope with adversity, transcend their injuries and losses, and recover from their ordeals. Many examples of inspiring resilience and recoveries by courageous victims appear throughout the book.
  • This edition features new material on "survivorology"--a potential focus within victimology that encourages researchers to explore why certain individuals show admirable resilience and are able to effectively cope with adversity, transcend their injuries and losses, and recover from their ordeals. Many examples of inspiring resilience and recoveries by courageous victims appear throughout the book.
  • A new focus on "bystanderology"--a previously overlooked aspect of how onlookers respond to crimes in progress--includes examples throughout the book of how third parties such as "good samaritans" respond to the plight of victims under attack.
  • A new focus on "bystanderology"--a previously overlooked aspect of how onlookers respond to crimes in progress--includes examples throughout the book of how third parties such as "good samaritans" respond to the plight of victims under attack.
  • The author further emphasizes theoretical explanations about why some groups of people are targeted by offenders more than other groups, and why some individuals find themselves repeatedly singled out more than others.
  • The author further emphasizes theoretical explanations about why some groups of people are targeted by offenders more than other groups, and why some individuals find themselves repeatedly singled out more than others.
  • Additional material on practical issues facing victims includes topics such as whether to scrupulously follow victimization prevention tips in the future, and victims' experiences filing claims for reimbursement.
  • Additional material on practical issues facing victims includes topics such as whether to scrupulously follow victimization prevention tips in the future, and victims' experiences filing claims for reimbursement.
  • New coverage of controversies appearing in the news includes discussion of the seriousness of intimate partner violence, child abuse, sexual assaults in the U.S. military, acquaintance rapes on college campuses, shootings on campuses, and whether arming for self-protection is an effective strategy.
  • New coverage of controversies appearing in the news includes discussion of the seriousness of intimate partner violence, child abuse, sexual assaults in the U.S. military, acquaintance rapes on college campuses, shootings on campuses, and whether arming for self-protection is an effective strategy.
  • This edition presents the very latest data about victimization and includes high profile cases that brought about criminal justice reforms. These include bystander intervention that led to tragedy, a deadly incident of road rage, identity theft suffered by a prominent figure, survivors seeking reconciliation with the offender, persons using a gun to save their own lives, and the motor vehicle theft of a truck in the president's entourage.
  • This edition presents the very latest data about victimization and includes high profile cases that brought about criminal justice reforms. These include bystander intervention that led to tragedy, a deadly incident of road rage, identity theft suffered by a prominent figure, survivors seeking reconciliation with the offender, persons using a gun to save their own lives, and the motor vehicle theft of a truck in the president's entourage.
  • To keep the book on the cutting edge of the field, the author presents current coverage of human and sex trafficking, cybercrimes, crimes on campus, identity theft, stalking, motor vehicle theft, prison attacks, and similar high-profile issues.
  • To keep the book on the cutting edge of the field, the author presents current coverage of human and sex trafficking, cybercrimes, crimes on campus, identity theft, stalking, motor vehicle theft, prison attacks, and similar high-profile issues.
  • Chapter-opening learning objectives help students focus on and master key concepts and theories as they are presented in each chapter.
  • Chapter-opening learning objectives help students focus on and master key concepts and theories as they are presented in each chapter.
  • The text "humanizes" victims, particularly through the inclusion of compelling cases that illustrate their plight. This makes an already well-written text more engaging, and allows students to comprehend the challenges that face victims and their advocates, rather than simply remember details.
  • The text "humanizes" victims, particularly through the inclusion of compelling cases that illustrate their plight. This makes an already well-written text more engaging, and allows students to comprehend the challenges that face victims and their advocates, rather than simply remember details.
  • Discussion questions at the end of each chapter help instructors launch a dialogue on controversial issues covered in the chapter. The questions can also be used for essay assignments for instructors who emphasize the development of writing skills in their classes.
  • Discussion questions at the end of each chapter help instructors launch a dialogue on controversial issues covered in the chapter. The questions can also be used for essay assignments for instructors who emphasize the development of writing skills in their classes.
  • Critical thinking questions at the end of each chapter give students the opportunity to argue and evaluate opposing points of view.
  • Critical thinking questions at the end of each chapter give students the opportunity to argue and evaluate opposing points of view.
  • Suggested research projects at the end of each chapter provide instructors with a list of possible term paper topics that are intriguing, relevant, and practical.
  • Suggested research projects at the end of each chapter provide instructors with a list of possible term paper topics that are intriguing, relevant, and practical.
  • Boxed features inspire a deeper discussion of key topics and invite research into intriguing subjects, such as "The System's Shortcomings from a Victim's Point of View," and "The Most Serious Shootings On Campus."
  • Boxed features inspire a deeper discussion of key topics and invite research into intriguing subjects, such as "The System's Shortcomings from a Victim's Point of View," and "The Most Serious Shootings On Campus."
  • To keep the book on the cutting edge of the field, the author presents current coverage of human trafficking, crimes on campus, identity theft, stalking, motor vehicle theft, prison attacks, and similar high-profile issues.
  • To keep the book on the cutting edge of the field, the author presents current coverage of human trafficking, crimes on campus, identity theft, stalking, motor vehicle theft, prison attacks, and similar high-profile issues.
  • Chapter-opening learning objectives help you focus on and master key concepts and theories as they are presented in each chapter.
  • Chapter-opening learning objectives help you focus on and master key concepts and theories as they are presented in each chapter.
  • Critical thinking questions at the end of each chapter give you the opportunity to argue and evaluate opposing points of view.
  • Critical thinking questions at the end of each chapter give you the opportunity to argue and evaluate opposing points of view.
  • The text "humanizes" victims, particularly through the inclusion of compelling cases that illustrate their plight. This makes an already well-written text more engaging, and allows you to comprehend the challenges that face victims and their advocates, rather than simply remember details.
  • The text "humanizes" victims, particularly through the inclusion of compelling cases that illustrate their plight. This makes an already well-written text more engaging, and allows you to comprehend the challenges that face victims and their advocates, rather than simply remember details.
  • 1. What Is Victimology?
  • 2. The Rediscovery of Crime Victims.
  • 3. Victimization in the United States: An Overview.
  • 4. Violent Crimes: Murders and Robberies.
  • 5. Victims' Contributions to the Crime Problem.
  • 6. Victims and the Criminal Justice System: Cooperation and Conflict; Part 1: The Police.
  • 7. Victims and the Criminal Justice System: Cooperation and Conflict; Part 2: Prosecutors, Defense Attorneys, Judges, Juries, and Corrections Officials.
  • 8. Victimized Children.
  • 9. Victims of Violence by Lovers and Family Members.
  • 10. Victims of Rapes and Other Sexual Assaults.
  • 11. Additional Groups of Victims with Special Problems.
  • 12. Repaying Victims.
  • 13. Victims in the Twenty-First Century: Alternative Directions.
  • Glossary.
  • References.
  • Name Index.
  • Subject Index.
  • This edition features new material on "survivorology"--a potential focus within victimology that encourages researchers to explore why certain individuals show admirable resilience and are able to effectively cope with adversity, transcend their injuries and losses, and recover from their ordeals. Many examples of inspiring resilience and recoveries by courageous victims appear throughout the book.
  • This edition features new material on "survivorology"--a potential focus within victimology that encourages researchers to explore why certain individuals show admirable resilience and are able to effectively cope with adversity, transcend their injuries and losses, and recover from their ordeals. Many examples of inspiring resilience and recoveries by courageous victims appear throughout the book.
  • A new focus on "bystanderology"--a previously overlooked aspect of how onlookers respond to crimes in progress--includes examples throughout the book of how third parties such as "good samaritans" respond to the plight of victims under attack.
  • A new focus on "bystanderology"--a previously overlooked aspect of how onlookers respond to crimes in progress--includes examples throughout the book of how third parties such as "good samaritans" respond to the plight of victims under attack.
  • The author further emphasizes theoretical explanations about why some groups of people are targeted by offenders more than other groups, and why some individuals find themselves repeatedly singled out more than others.
  • The author further emphasizes theoretical explanations about why some groups of people are targeted by offenders more than other groups, and why some individuals find themselves repeatedly singled out more than others.
  • Additional material on practical issues facing victims includes topics such as whether to scrupulously follow victimization prevention tips in the future, and victims' experiences filing claims for reimbursement.
  • Additional material on practical issues facing victims includes topics such as whether to scrupulously follow victimization prevention tips in the future, and victims' experiences filing claims for reimbursement.
  • New coverage of controversies appearing in the news includes discussion of the seriousness of intimate partner violence, child abuse, sexual assaults in the U.S. military, acquaintance rapes on college campuses, shootings on campuses, and whether arming for self-protection is an effective strategy.
  • New coverage of controversies appearing in the news includes discussion of the seriousness of intimate partner violence, child abuse, sexual assaults in the U.S. military, acquaintance rapes on college campuses, shootings on campuses, and whether arming for self-protection is an effective strategy.
  • This edition presents the very latest data about victimization and includes high profile cases that brought about criminal justice reforms. These include bystander intervention that led to tragedy, a deadly incident of road rage, identity theft suffered by a prominent figure, survivors seeking reconciliation with the offender, persons using a gun to save their own lives, and the motor vehicle theft of a truck in the president's entourage.
  • This edition presents the very latest data about victimization and includes high profile cases that brought about criminal justice reforms. These include bystander intervention that led to tragedy, a deadly incident of road rage, identity theft suffered by a prominent figure, survivors seeking reconciliation with the offender, persons using a gun to save their own lives, and the motor vehicle theft of a truck in the president's entourage.
  • To keep the book on the cutting edge of the field, the author presents current coverage of human and sex trafficking, cybercrimes, crimes on campus, identity theft, stalking, motor vehicle theft, prison attacks, and similar high-profile issues.
  • To keep the book on the cutting edge of the field, the author presents current coverage of human and sex trafficking, cybercrimes, crimes on campus, identity theft, stalking, motor vehicle theft, prison attacks, and similar high-profile issues.
  • Chapter-opening learning objectives help students focus on and master key concepts and theories as they are presented in each chapter.
  • Chapter-opening learning objectives help students focus on and master key concepts and theories as they are presented in each chapter.
  • The text "humanizes" victims, particularly through the inclusion of compelling cases that illustrate their plight. This makes an already well-written text more engaging, and allows students to comprehend the challenges that face victims and their advocates, rather than simply remember details.
  • The text "humanizes" victims, particularly through the inclusion of compelling cases that illustrate their plight. This makes an already well-written text more engaging, and allows students to comprehend the challenges that face victims and their advocates, rather than simply remember details.
  • Discussion questions at the end of each chapter help instructors launch a dialogue on controversial issues covered in the chapter. The questions can also be used for essay assignments for instructors who emphasize the development of writing skills in their classes.
  • Discussion questions at the end of each chapter help instructors launch a dialogue on controversial issues covered in the chapter. The questions can also be used for essay assignments for instructors who emphasize the development of writing skills in their classes.
  • Critical thinking questions at the end of each chapter give students the opportunity to argue and evaluate opposing points of view.
  • Critical thinking questions at the end of each chapter give students the opportunity to argue and evaluate opposing points of view.
  • Suggested research projects at the end of each chapter provide instructors with a list of possible term paper topics that are intriguing, relevant, and practical.
  • Suggested research projects at the end of each chapter provide instructors with a list of possible term paper topics that are intriguing, relevant, and practical.
  • Boxed features inspire a deeper discussion of key topics and invite research into intriguing subjects, such as "The System's Shortcomings from a Victim's Point of View," and "The Most Serious Shootings On Campus."
  • Boxed features inspire a deeper discussion of key topics and invite research into intriguing subjects, such as "The System's Shortcomings from a Victim's Point of View," and "The Most Serious Shootings On Campus."
  • To keep the book on the cutting edge of the field, the author presents current coverage of human trafficking, crimes on campus, identity theft, stalking, motor vehicle theft, prison attacks, and similar high-profile issues.
  • To keep the book on the cutting edge of the field, the author presents current coverage of human trafficking, crimes on campus, identity theft, stalking, motor vehicle theft, prison attacks, and similar high-profile issues.
  • Chapter-opening learning objectives help you focus on and master key concepts and theories as they are presented in each chapter.
  • Chapter-opening learning objectives help you focus on and master key concepts and theories as they are presented in each chapter.
  • Critical thinking questions at the end of each chapter give you the opportunity to argue and evaluate opposing points of view.
  • Critical thinking questions at the end of each chapter give you the opportunity to argue and evaluate opposing points of view.
  • The text "humanizes" victims, particularly through the inclusion of compelling cases that illustrate their plight. This makes an already well-written text more engaging, and allows you to comprehend the challenges that face victims and their advocates, rather than simply remember details.
  • The text "humanizes" victims, particularly through the inclusion of compelling cases that illustrate their plight. This makes an already well-written text more engaging, and allows you to comprehend the challenges that face victims and their advocates, rather than simply remember details.
  • 1. What Is Victimology?
  • 2. The Rediscovery of Crime Victims.
  • 3. Victimization in the United States: An Overview.
  • 4. Violent Crimes: Murders and Robberies.
  • 5. Victims' Contributions to the Crime Problem.
  • 6. Victims and the Criminal Justice System: Cooperation and Conflict; Part 1: The Police.
  • 7. Victims and the Criminal Justice System: Cooperation and Conflict; Part 2: Prosecutors, Defense Attorneys, Judges, Juries, and Corrections Officials.
  • 8. Victimized Children.
  • 9. Victims of Violence by Lovers and Family Members.
  • 10. Victims of Rapes and Other Sexual Assaults.
  • 11. Additional Groups of Victims with Special Problems.
  • 12. Repaying Victims.
  • 13. Victims in the Twenty-First Century: Alternative Directions.
  • Glossary.
  • References.
  • Name Index.
  • Subject Index.
  • This edition features new material on "survivorology"--a potential focus within victimology that encourages researchers to explore why certain individuals show admirable resilience and are able to effectively cope with adversity, transcend their injuries and losses, and recover from their ordeals. Many examples of inspiring resilience and recoveries by courageous victims appear throughout the book.
  • This edition features new material on "survivorology"--a potential focus within victimology that encourages researchers to explore why certain individuals show admirable resilience and are able to effectively cope with adversity, transcend their injuries and losses, and recover from their ordeals. Many examples of inspiring resilience and recoveries by courageous victims appear throughout the book.
  • A new focus on "bystanderology"--a previously overlooked aspect of how onlookers respond to crimes in progress--includes examples throughout the book of how third parties such as "good samaritans" respond to the plight of victims under attack.
  • A new focus on "bystanderology"--a previously overlooked aspect of how onlookers respond to crimes in progress--includes examples throughout the book of how third parties such as "good samaritans" respond to the plight of victims under attack.
  • The author further emphasizes theoretical explanations about why some groups of people are targeted by offenders more than other groups, and why some individuals find themselves repeatedly singled out more than others.
  • The author further emphasizes theoretical explanations about why some groups of people are targeted by offenders more than other groups, and why some individuals find themselves repeatedly singled out more than others.
  • Additional material on practical issues facing victims includes topics such as whether to scrupulously follow victimization prevention tips in the future, and victims' experiences filing claims for reimbursement.
  • Additional material on practical issues facing victims includes topics such as whether to scrupulously follow victimization prevention tips in the future, and victims' experiences filing claims for reimbursement.
  • New coverage of controversies appearing in the news includes discussion of the seriousness of intimate partner violence, child abuse, sexual assaults in the U.S. military, acquaintance rapes on college campuses, shootings on campuses, and whether arming for self-protection is an effective strategy.
  • New coverage of controversies appearing in the news includes discussion of the seriousness of intimate partner violence, child abuse, sexual assaults in the U.S. military, acquaintance rapes on college campuses, shootings on campuses, and whether arming for self-protection is an effective strategy.
  • This edition presents the very latest data about victimization and includes high profile cases that brought about criminal justice reforms. These include bystander intervention that led to tragedy, a deadly incident of road rage, identity theft suffered by a prominent figure, survivors seeking reconciliation with the offender, persons using a gun to save their own lives, and the motor vehicle theft of a truck in the president's entourage.
  • This edition presents the very latest data about victimization and includes high profile cases that brought about criminal justice reforms. These include bystander intervention that led to tragedy, a deadly incident of road rage, identity theft suffered by a prominent figure, survivors seeking reconciliation with the offender, persons using a gun to save their own lives, and the motor vehicle theft of a truck in the president's entourage.
  • To keep the book on the cutting edge of the field, the author presents current coverage of human and sex trafficking, cybercrimes, crimes on campus, identity theft, stalking, motor vehicle theft, prison attacks, and similar high-profile issues.
  • To keep the book on the cutting edge of the field, the author presents current coverage of human and sex trafficking, cybercrimes, crimes on campus, identity theft, stalking, motor vehicle theft, prison attacks, and similar high-profile issues.
  • Chapter-opening learning objectives help students focus on and master key concepts and theories as they are presented in each chapter.
  • Chapter-opening learning objectives help students focus on and master key concepts and theories as they are presented in each chapter.
  • The text "humanizes" victims, particularly through the inclusion of compelling cases that illustrate their plight. This makes an already well-written text more engaging, and allows students to comprehend the challenges that face victims and their advocates, rather than simply remember details.
  • The text "humanizes" victims, particularly through the inclusion of compelling cases that illustrate their plight. This makes an already well-written text more engaging, and allows students to comprehend the challenges that face victims and their advocates, rather than simply remember details.
  • Discussion questions at the end of each chapter help instructors launch a dialogue on controversial issues covered in the chapter. The questions can also be used for essay assignments for instructors who emphasize the development of writing skills in their classes.
  • Discussion questions at the end of each chapter help instructors launch a dialogue on controversial issues covered in the chapter. The questions can also be used for essay assignments for instructors who emphasize the development of writing skills in their classes.
  • Critical thinking questions at the end of each chapter give students the opportunity to argue and evaluate opposing points of view.
  • Critical thinking questions at the end of each chapter give students the opportunity to argue and evaluate opposing points of view.
  • Suggested research projects at the end of each chapter provide instructors with a list of possible term paper topics that are intriguing, relevant, and practical.
  • Suggested research projects at the end of each chapter provide instructors with a list of possible term paper topics that are intriguing, relevant, and practical.
  • Boxed features inspire a deeper discussion of key topics and invite research into intriguing subjects, such as "The System's Shortcomings from a Victim's Point of View," and "The Most Serious Shootings On Campus."
  • Boxed features inspire a deeper discussion of key topics and invite research into intriguing subjects, such as "The System's Shortcomings from a Victim's Point of View," and "The Most Serious Shootings On Campus."
  • To keep the book on the cutting edge of the field, the author presents current coverage of human trafficking, crimes on campus, identity theft, stalking, motor vehicle theft, prison attacks, and similar high-profile issues.
  • To keep the book on the cutting edge of the field, the author presents current coverage of human trafficking, crimes on campus, identity theft, stalking, motor vehicle theft, prison attacks, and similar high-profile issues.
  • Chapter-opening learning objectives help you focus on and master key concepts and theories as they are presented in each chapter.
  • Chapter-opening learning objectives help you focus on and master key concepts and theories as they are presented in each chapter.
  • Critical thinking questions at the end of each chapter give you the opportunity to argue and evaluate opposing points of view.
  • Critical thinking questions at the end of each chapter give you the opportunity to argue and evaluate opposing points of view.
  • The text "humanizes" victims, particularly through the inclusion of compelling cases that illustrate their plight. This makes an already well-written text more engaging, and allows you to comprehend the challenges that face victims and their advocates, rather than simply remember details.
  • The text "humanizes" victims, particularly through the inclusion of compelling cases that illustrate their plight. This makes an already well-written text more engaging, and allows you to comprehend the challenges that face victims and their advocates, rather than simply remember details.
  • 1. What Is Victimology?
  • 2. The Rediscovery of Crime Victims.
  • 3. Victimization in the United States: An Overview.
  • 4. Violent Crimes: Murders and Robberies.
  • 5. Victims' Contributions to the Crime Problem.
  • 6. Victims and the Criminal Justice System: Cooperation and Conflict; Part 1: The Police.
  • 7. Victims and the Criminal Justice System: Cooperation and Conflict; Part 2: Prosecutors, Defense Attorneys, Judges, Juries, and Corrections Officials.
  • 8. Victimized Children.
  • 9. Victims of Violence by Lovers and Family Members.
  • 10. Victims of Rapes and Other Sexual Assaults.
  • 11. Additional Groups of Victims with Special Problems.
  • 12. Repaying Victims.
  • 13. Victims in the Twenty-First Century: Alternative Directions.
  • Glossary.
  • References.
  • Name Index.
  • Subject Index.
  • Product Description
    • This edition features new material on "survivorology"--a potential focus within victimology that encourages researchers to explore why certain individuals show admirable resilience and are able to effectively cope with adversity, transcend their injuries and losses, and recover from their ordeals. Many examples of inspiring resilience and recoveries by courageous victims appear throughout the book.
    • This edition features new material on "survivorology"--a potential focus within victimology that encourages researchers to explore why certain individuals show admirable resilience and are able to effectively cope with adversity, transcend their injuries and losses, and recover from their ordeals. Many examples of inspiring resilience and recoveries by courageous victims appear throughout the book.
    • A new focus on "bystanderology"--a previously overlooked aspect of how onlookers respond to crimes in progress--includes examples throughout the book of how third parties such as "good samaritans" respond to the plight of victims under attack.
    • A new focus on "bystanderology"--a previously overlooked aspect of how onlookers respond to crimes in progress--includes examples throughout the book of how third parties such as "good samaritans" respond to the plight of victims under attack.
    • The author further emphasizes theoretical explanations about why some groups of people are targeted by offenders more than other groups, and why some individuals find themselves repeatedly singled out more than others.
    • The author further emphasizes theoretical explanations about why some groups of people are targeted by offenders more than other groups, and why some individuals find themselves repeatedly singled out more than others.
    • Additional material on practical issues facing victims includes topics such as whether to scrupulously follow victimization prevention tips in the future, and victims' experiences filing claims for reimbursement.
    • Additional material on practical issues facing victims includes topics such as whether to scrupulously follow victimization prevention tips in the future, and victims' experiences filing claims for reimbursement.
    • New coverage of controversies appearing in the news includes discussion of the seriousness of intimate partner violence, child abuse, sexual assaults in the U.S. military, acquaintance rapes on college campuses, shootings on campuses, and whether arming for self-protection is an effective strategy.
    • New coverage of controversies appearing in the news includes discussion of the seriousness of intimate partner violence, child abuse, sexual assaults in the U.S. military, acquaintance rapes on college campuses, shootings on campuses, and whether arming for self-protection is an effective strategy.
    • This edition presents the very latest data about victimization and includes high profile cases that brought about criminal justice reforms. These include bystander intervention that led to tragedy, a deadly incident of road rage, identity theft suffered by a prominent figure, survivors seeking reconciliation with the offender, persons using a gun to save their own lives, and the motor vehicle theft of a truck in the president's entourage.
    • This edition presents the very latest data about victimization and includes high profile cases that brought about criminal justice reforms. These include bystander intervention that led to tragedy, a deadly incident of road rage, identity theft suffered by a prominent figure, survivors seeking reconciliation with the offender, persons using a gun to save their own lives, and the motor vehicle theft of a truck in the president's entourage.
    • To keep the book on the cutting edge of the field, the author presents current coverage of human and sex trafficking, cybercrimes, crimes on campus, identity theft, stalking, motor vehicle theft, prison attacks, and similar high-profile issues.
    • To keep the book on the cutting edge of the field, the author presents current coverage of human and sex trafficking, cybercrimes, crimes on campus, identity theft, stalking, motor vehicle theft, prison attacks, and similar high-profile issues.
    • Chapter-opening learning objectives help students focus on and master key concepts and theories as they are presented in each chapter.
    • Chapter-opening learning objectives help students focus on and master key concepts and theories as they are presented in each chapter.
    • The text "humanizes" victims, particularly through the inclusion of compelling cases that illustrate their plight. This makes an already well-written text more engaging, and allows students to comprehend the challenges that face victims and their advocates, rather than simply remember details.
    • The text "humanizes" victims, particularly through the inclusion of compelling cases that illustrate their plight. This makes an already well-written text more engaging, and allows students to comprehend the challenges that face victims and their advocates, rather than simply remember details.
    • Discussion questions at the end of each chapter help instructors launch a dialogue on controversial issues covered in the chapter. The questions can also be used for essay assignments for instructors who emphasize the development of writing skills in their classes.
    • Discussion questions at the end of each chapter help instructors launch a dialogue on controversial issues covered in the chapter. The questions can also be used for essay assignments for instructors who emphasize the development of writing skills in their classes.
    • Critical thinking questions at the end of each chapter give students the opportunity to argue and evaluate opposing points of view.
    • Critical thinking questions at the end of each chapter give students the opportunity to argue and evaluate opposing points of view.
    • Suggested research projects at the end of each chapter provide instructors with a list of possible term paper topics that are intriguing, relevant, and practical.
    • Suggested research projects at the end of each chapter provide instructors with a list of possible term paper topics that are intriguing, relevant, and practical.
    • Boxed features inspire a deeper discussion of key topics and invite research into intriguing subjects, such as "The System's Shortcomings from a Victim's Point of View," and "The Most Serious Shootings On Campus."
    • Boxed features inspire a deeper discussion of key topics and invite research into intriguing subjects, such as "The System's Shortcomings from a Victim's Point of View," and "The Most Serious Shootings On Campus."
    • To keep the book on the cutting edge of the field, the author presents current coverage of human trafficking, crimes on campus, identity theft, stalking, motor vehicle theft, prison attacks, and similar high-profile issues.
    • To keep the book on the cutting edge of the field, the author presents current coverage of human trafficking, crimes on campus, identity theft, stalking, motor vehicle theft, prison attacks, and similar high-profile issues.
    • Chapter-opening learning objectives help you focus on and master key concepts and theories as they are presented in each chapter.
    • Chapter-opening learning objectives help you focus on and master key concepts and theories as they are presented in each chapter.
    • Critical thinking questions at the end of each chapter give you the opportunity to argue and evaluate opposing points of view.
    • Critical thinking questions at the end of each chapter give you the opportunity to argue and evaluate opposing points of view.
    • The text "humanizes" victims, particularly through the inclusion of compelling cases that illustrate their plight. This makes an already well-written text more engaging, and allows you to comprehend the challenges that face victims and their advocates, rather than simply remember details.
    • The text "humanizes" victims, particularly through the inclusion of compelling cases that illustrate their plight. This makes an already well-written text more engaging, and allows you to comprehend the challenges that face victims and their advocates, rather than simply remember details.
    • 1. What Is Victimology?
    • 2. The Rediscovery of Crime Victims.
    • 3. Victimization in the United States: An Overview.
    • 4. Violent Crimes: Murders and Robberies.
    • 5. Victims' Contributions to the Crime Problem.
    • 6. Victims and the Criminal Justice System: Cooperation and Conflict; Part 1: The Police.
    • 7. Victims and the Criminal Justice System: Cooperation and Conflict; Part 2: Prosecutors, Defense Attorneys, Judges, Juries, and Corrections Officials.
    • 8. Victimized Children.
    • 9. Victims of Violence by Lovers and Family Members.
    • 10. Victims of Rapes and Other Sexual Assaults.
    • 11. Additional Groups of Victims with Special Problems.
    • 12. Repaying Victims.
    • 13. Victims in the Twenty-First Century: Alternative Directions.
    • Glossary.
    • References.
    • Name Index.
    • Subject Index.
  • Features
    • This edition features new material on "survivorology"--a potential focus within victimology that encourages researchers to explore why certain individuals show admirable resilience and are able to effectively cope with adversity, transcend their injuries and losses, and recover from their ordeals. Many examples of inspiring resilience and recoveries by courageous victims appear throughout the book.
    • This edition features new material on "survivorology"--a potential focus within victimology that encourages researchers to explore why certain individuals show admirable resilience and are able to effectively cope with adversity, transcend their injuries and losses, and recover from their ordeals. Many examples of inspiring resilience and recoveries by courageous victims appear throughout the book.
    • A new focus on "bystanderology"--a previously overlooked aspect of how onlookers respond to crimes in progress--includes examples throughout the book of how third parties such as "good samaritans" respond to the plight of victims under attack.
    • A new focus on "bystanderology"--a previously overlooked aspect of how onlookers respond to crimes in progress--includes examples throughout the book of how third parties such as "good samaritans" respond to the plight of victims under attack.
    • The author further emphasizes theoretical explanations about why some groups of people are targeted by offenders more than other groups, and why some individuals find themselves repeatedly singled out more than others.
    • The author further emphasizes theoretical explanations about why some groups of people are targeted by offenders more than other groups, and why some individuals find themselves repeatedly singled out more than others.
    • Additional material on practical issues facing victims includes topics such as whether to scrupulously follow victimization prevention tips in the future, and victims' experiences filing claims for reimbursement.
    • Additional material on practical issues facing victims includes topics such as whether to scrupulously follow victimization prevention tips in the future, and victims' experiences filing claims for reimbursement.
    • New coverage of controversies appearing in the news includes discussion of the seriousness of intimate partner violence, child abuse, sexual assaults in the U.S. military, acquaintance rapes on college campuses, shootings on campuses, and whether arming for self-protection is an effective strategy.
    • New coverage of controversies appearing in the news includes discussion of the seriousness of intimate partner violence, child abuse, sexual assaults in the U.S. military, acquaintance rapes on college campuses, shootings on campuses, and whether arming for self-protection is an effective strategy.
    • This edition presents the very latest data about victimization and includes high profile cases that brought about criminal justice reforms. These include bystander intervention that led to tragedy, a deadly incident of road rage, identity theft suffered by a prominent figure, survivors seeking reconciliation with the offender, persons using a gun to save their own lives, and the motor vehicle theft of a truck in the president's entourage.
    • This edition presents the very latest data about victimization and includes high profile cases that brought about criminal justice reforms. These include bystander intervention that led to tragedy, a deadly incident of road rage, identity theft suffered by a prominent figure, survivors seeking reconciliation with the offender, persons using a gun to save their own lives, and the motor vehicle theft of a truck in the president's entourage.
    • To keep the book on the cutting edge of the field, the author presents current coverage of human and sex trafficking, cybercrimes, crimes on campus, identity theft, stalking, motor vehicle theft, prison attacks, and similar high-profile issues.
    • To keep the book on the cutting edge of the field, the author presents current coverage of human and sex trafficking, cybercrimes, crimes on campus, identity theft, stalking, motor vehicle theft, prison attacks, and similar high-profile issues.
    • Chapter-opening learning objectives help students focus on and master key concepts and theories as they are presented in each chapter.
    • Chapter-opening learning objectives help students focus on and master key concepts and theories as they are presented in each chapter.
    • The text "humanizes" victims, particularly through the inclusion of compelling cases that illustrate their plight. This makes an already well-written text more engaging, and allows students to comprehend the challenges that face victims and their advocates, rather than simply remember details.
    • The text "humanizes" victims, particularly through the inclusion of compelling cases that illustrate their plight. This makes an already well-written text more engaging, and allows students to comprehend the challenges that face victims and their advocates, rather than simply remember details.
    • Discussion questions at the end of each chapter help instructors launch a dialogue on controversial issues covered in the chapter. The questions can also be used for essay assignments for instructors who emphasize the development of writing skills in their classes.
    • Discussion questions at the end of each chapter help instructors launch a dialogue on controversial issues covered in the chapter. The questions can also be used for essay assignments for instructors who emphasize the development of writing skills in their classes.
    • Critical thinking questions at the end of each chapter give students the opportunity to argue and evaluate opposing points of view.
    • Critical thinking questions at the end of each chapter give students the opportunity to argue and evaluate opposing points of view.
    • Suggested research projects at the end of each chapter provide instructors with a list of possible term paper topics that are intriguing, relevant, and practical.
    • Suggested research projects at the end of each chapter provide instructors with a list of possible term paper topics that are intriguing, relevant, and practical.
    • Boxed features inspire a deeper discussion of key topics and invite research into intriguing subjects, such as "The System's Shortcomings from a Victim's Point of View," and "The Most Serious Shootings On Campus."
    • Boxed features inspire a deeper discussion of key topics and invite research into intriguing subjects, such as "The System's Shortcomings from a Victim's Point of View," and "The Most Serious Shootings On Campus."
    • To keep the book on the cutting edge of the field, the author presents current coverage of human trafficking, crimes on campus, identity theft, stalking, motor vehicle theft, prison attacks, and similar high-profile issues.
    • To keep the book on the cutting edge of the field, the author presents current coverage of human trafficking, crimes on campus, identity theft, stalking, motor vehicle theft, prison attacks, and similar high-profile issues.
    • Chapter-opening learning objectives help you focus on and master key concepts and theories as they are presented in each chapter.
    • Chapter-opening learning objectives help you focus on and master key concepts and theories as they are presented in each chapter.
    • Critical thinking questions at the end of each chapter give you the opportunity to argue and evaluate opposing points of view.
    • Critical thinking questions at the end of each chapter give you the opportunity to argue and evaluate opposing points of view.
    • The text "humanizes" victims, particularly through the inclusion of compelling cases that illustrate their plight. This makes an already well-written text more engaging, and allows you to comprehend the challenges that face victims and their advocates, rather than simply remember details.
    • The text "humanizes" victims, particularly through the inclusion of compelling cases that illustrate their plight. This makes an already well-written text more engaging, and allows you to comprehend the challenges that face victims and their advocates, rather than simply remember details.
    • 1. What Is Victimology?
    • 2. The Rediscovery of Crime Victims.
    • 3. Victimization in the United States: An Overview.
    • 4. Violent Crimes: Murders and Robberies.
    • 5. Victims' Contributions to the Crime Problem.
    • 6. Victims and the Criminal Justice System: Cooperation and Conflict; Part 1: The Police.
    • 7. Victims and the Criminal Justice System: Cooperation and Conflict; Part 2: Prosecutors, Defense Attorneys, Judges, Juries, and Corrections Officials.
    • 8. Victimized Children.
    • 9. Victims of Violence by Lovers and Family Members.
    • 10. Victims of Rapes and Other Sexual Assaults.
    • 11. Additional Groups of Victims with Special Problems.
    • 12. Repaying Victims.
    • 13. Victims in the Twenty-First Century: Alternative Directions.
    • Glossary.
    • References.
    • Name Index.
    • Subject Index.
  • About the Author
    • This edition features new material on "survivorology"--a potential focus within victimology that encourages researchers to explore why certain individuals show admirable resilience and are able to effectively cope with adversity, transcend their injuries and losses, and recover from their ordeals. Many examples of inspiring resilience and recoveries by courageous victims appear throughout the book.
    • This edition features new material on "survivorology"--a potential focus within victimology that encourages researchers to explore why certain individuals show admirable resilience and are able to effectively cope with adversity, transcend their injuries and losses, and recover from their ordeals. Many examples of inspiring resilience and recoveries by courageous victims appear throughout the book.
    • A new focus on "bystanderology"--a previously overlooked aspect of how onlookers respond to crimes in progress--includes examples throughout the book of how third parties such as "good samaritans" respond to the plight of victims under attack.
    • A new focus on "bystanderology"--a previously overlooked aspect of how onlookers respond to crimes in progress--includes examples throughout the book of how third parties such as "good samaritans" respond to the plight of victims under attack.
    • The author further emphasizes theoretical explanations about why some groups of people are targeted by offenders more than other groups, and why some individuals find themselves repeatedly singled out more than others.
    • The author further emphasizes theoretical explanations about why some groups of people are targeted by offenders more than other groups, and why some individuals find themselves repeatedly singled out more than others.
    • Additional material on practical issues facing victims includes topics such as whether to scrupulously follow victimization prevention tips in the future, and victims' experiences filing claims for reimbursement.
    • Additional material on practical issues facing victims includes topics such as whether to scrupulously follow victimization prevention tips in the future, and victims' experiences filing claims for reimbursement.
    • New coverage of controversies appearing in the news includes discussion of the seriousness of intimate partner violence, child abuse, sexual assaults in the U.S. military, acquaintance rapes on college campuses, shootings on campuses, and whether arming for self-protection is an effective strategy.
    • New coverage of controversies appearing in the news includes discussion of the seriousness of intimate partner violence, child abuse, sexual assaults in the U.S. military, acquaintance rapes on college campuses, shootings on campuses, and whether arming for self-protection is an effective strategy.
    • This edition presents the very latest data about victimization and includes high profile cases that brought about criminal justice reforms. These include bystander intervention that led to tragedy, a deadly incident of road rage, identity theft suffered by a prominent figure, survivors seeking reconciliation with the offender, persons using a gun to save their own lives, and the motor vehicle theft of a truck in the president's entourage.
    • This edition presents the very latest data about victimization and includes high profile cases that brought about criminal justice reforms. These include bystander intervention that led to tragedy, a deadly incident of road rage, identity theft suffered by a prominent figure, survivors seeking reconciliation with the offender, persons using a gun to save their own lives, and the motor vehicle theft of a truck in the president's entourage.
    • To keep the book on the cutting edge of the field, the author presents current coverage of human and sex trafficking, cybercrimes, crimes on campus, identity theft, stalking, motor vehicle theft, prison attacks, and similar high-profile issues.
    • To keep the book on the cutting edge of the field, the author presents current coverage of human and sex trafficking, cybercrimes, crimes on campus, identity theft, stalking, motor vehicle theft, prison attacks, and similar high-profile issues.
    • Chapter-opening learning objectives help students focus on and master key concepts and theories as they are presented in each chapter.
    • Chapter-opening learning objectives help students focus on and master key concepts and theories as they are presented in each chapter.
    • The text "humanizes" victims, particularly through the inclusion of compelling cases that illustrate their plight. This makes an already well-written text more engaging, and allows students to comprehend the challenges that face victims and their advocates, rather than simply remember details.
    • The text "humanizes" victims, particularly through the inclusion of compelling cases that illustrate their plight. This makes an already well-written text more engaging, and allows students to comprehend the challenges that face victims and their advocates, rather than simply remember details.
    • Discussion questions at the end of each chapter help instructors launch a dialogue on controversial issues covered in the chapter. The questions can also be used for essay assignments for instructors who emphasize the development of writing skills in their classes.
    • Discussion questions at the end of each chapter help instructors launch a dialogue on controversial issues covered in the chapter. The questions can also be used for essay assignments for instructors who emphasize the development of writing skills in their classes.
    • Critical thinking questions at the end of each chapter give students the opportunity to argue and evaluate opposing points of view.
    • Critical thinking questions at the end of each chapter give students the opportunity to argue and evaluate opposing points of view.
    • Suggested research projects at the end of each chapter provide instructors with a list of possible term paper topics that are intriguing, relevant, and practical.
    • Suggested research projects at the end of each chapter provide instructors with a list of possible term paper topics that are intriguing, relevant, and practical.
    • Boxed features inspire a deeper discussion of key topics and invite research into intriguing subjects, such as "The System's Shortcomings from a Victim's Point of View," and "The Most Serious Shootings On Campus."
    • Boxed features inspire a deeper discussion of key topics and invite research into intriguing subjects, such as "The System's Shortcomings from a Victim's Point of View," and "The Most Serious Shootings On Campus."
    • To keep the book on the cutting edge of the field, the author presents current coverage of human trafficking, crimes on campus, identity theft, stalking, motor vehicle theft, prison attacks, and similar high-profile issues.
    • To keep the book on the cutting edge of the field, the author presents current coverage of human trafficking, crimes on campus, identity theft, stalking, motor vehicle theft, prison attacks, and similar high-profile issues.
    • Chapter-opening learning objectives help you focus on and master key concepts and theories as they are presented in each chapter.
    • Chapter-opening learning objectives help you focus on and master key concepts and theories as they are presented in each chapter.
    • Critical thinking questions at the end of each chapter give you the opportunity to argue and evaluate opposing points of view.
    • Critical thinking questions at the end of each chapter give you the opportunity to argue and evaluate opposing points of view.
    • The text "humanizes" victims, particularly through the inclusion of compelling cases that illustrate their plight. This makes an already well-written text more engaging, and allows you to comprehend the challenges that face victims and their advocates, rather than simply remember details.
    • The text "humanizes" victims, particularly through the inclusion of compelling cases that illustrate their plight. This makes an already well-written text more engaging, and allows you to comprehend the challenges that face victims and their advocates, rather than simply remember details.
    • 1. What Is Victimology?
    • 2. The Rediscovery of Crime Victims.
    • 3. Victimization in the United States: An Overview.
    • 4. Violent Crimes: Murders and Robberies.
    • 5. Victims' Contributions to the Crime Problem.
    • 6. Victims and the Criminal Justice System: Cooperation and Conflict; Part 1: The Police.
    • 7. Victims and the Criminal Justice System: Cooperation and Conflict; Part 2: Prosecutors, Defense Attorneys, Judges, Juries, and Corrections Officials.
    • 8. Victimized Children.
    • 9. Victims of Violence by Lovers and Family Members.
    • 10. Victims of Rapes and Other Sexual Assaults.
    • 11. Additional Groups of Victims with Special Problems.
    • 12. Repaying Victims.
    • 13. Victims in the Twenty-First Century: Alternative Directions.
    • Glossary.
    • References.
    • Name Index.
    • Subject Index.
  • Table of Contents
    • This edition features new material on "survivorology"--a potential focus within victimology that encourages researchers to explore why certain individuals show admirable resilience and are able to effectively cope with adversity, transcend their injuries and losses, and recover from their ordeals. Many examples of inspiring resilience and recoveries by courageous victims appear throughout the book.
    • This edition features new material on "survivorology"--a potential focus within victimology that encourages researchers to explore why certain individuals show admirable resilience and are able to effectively cope with adversity, transcend their injuries and losses, and recover from their ordeals. Many examples of inspiring resilience and recoveries by courageous victims appear throughout the book.
    • A new focus on "bystanderology"--a previously overlooked aspect of how onlookers respond to crimes in progress--includes examples throughout the book of how third parties such as "good samaritans" respond to the plight of victims under attack.
    • A new focus on "bystanderology"--a previously overlooked aspect of how onlookers respond to crimes in progress--includes examples throughout the book of how third parties such as "good samaritans" respond to the plight of victims under attack.
    • The author further emphasizes theoretical explanations about why some groups of people are targeted by offenders more than other groups, and why some individuals find themselves repeatedly singled out more than others.
    • The author further emphasizes theoretical explanations about why some groups of people are targeted by offenders more than other groups, and why some individuals find themselves repeatedly singled out more than others.
    • Additional material on practical issues facing victims includes topics such as whether to scrupulously follow victimization prevention tips in the future, and victims' experiences filing claims for reimbursement.
    • Additional material on practical issues facing victims includes topics such as whether to scrupulously follow victimization prevention tips in the future, and victims' experiences filing claims for reimbursement.
    • New coverage of controversies appearing in the news includes discussion of the seriousness of intimate partner violence, child abuse, sexual assaults in the U.S. military, acquaintance rapes on college campuses, shootings on campuses, and whether arming for self-protection is an effective strategy.
    • New coverage of controversies appearing in the news includes discussion of the seriousness of intimate partner violence, child abuse, sexual assaults in the U.S. military, acquaintance rapes on college campuses, shootings on campuses, and whether arming for self-protection is an effective strategy.
    • This edition presents the very latest data about victimization and includes high profile cases that brought about criminal justice reforms. These include bystander intervention that led to tragedy, a deadly incident of road rage, identity theft suffered by a prominent figure, survivors seeking reconciliation with the offender, persons using a gun to save their own lives, and the motor vehicle theft of a truck in the president's entourage.
    • This edition presents the very latest data about victimization and includes high profile cases that brought about criminal justice reforms. These include bystander intervention that led to tragedy, a deadly incident of road rage, identity theft suffered by a prominent figure, survivors seeking reconciliation with the offender, persons using a gun to save their own lives, and the motor vehicle theft of a truck in the president's entourage.
    • To keep the book on the cutting edge of the field, the author presents current coverage of human and sex trafficking, cybercrimes, crimes on campus, identity theft, stalking, motor vehicle theft, prison attacks, and similar high-profile issues.
    • To keep the book on the cutting edge of the field, the author presents current coverage of human and sex trafficking, cybercrimes, crimes on campus, identity theft, stalking, motor vehicle theft, prison attacks, and similar high-profile issues.
    • Chapter-opening learning objectives help students focus on and master key concepts and theories as they are presented in each chapter.
    • Chapter-opening learning objectives help students focus on and master key concepts and theories as they are presented in each chapter.
    • The text "humanizes" victims, particularly through the inclusion of compelling cases that illustrate their plight. This makes an already well-written text more engaging, and allows students to comprehend the challenges that face victims and their advocates, rather than simply remember details.
    • The text "humanizes" victims, particularly through the inclusion of compelling cases that illustrate their plight. This makes an already well-written text more engaging, and allows students to comprehend the challenges that face victims and their advocates, rather than simply remember details.
    • Discussion questions at the end of each chapter help instructors launch a dialogue on controversial issues covered in the chapter. The questions can also be used for essay assignments for instructors who emphasize the development of writing skills in their classes.
    • Discussion questions at the end of each chapter help instructors launch a dialogue on controversial issues covered in the chapter. The questions can also be used for essay assignments for instructors who emphasize the development of writing skills in their classes.
    • Critical thinking questions at the end of each chapter give students the opportunity to argue and evaluate opposing points of view.
    • Critical thinking questions at the end of each chapter give students the opportunity to argue and evaluate opposing points of view.
    • Suggested research projects at the end of each chapter provide instructors with a list of possible term paper topics that are intriguing, relevant, and practical.
    • Suggested research projects at the end of each chapter provide instructors with a list of possible term paper topics that are intriguing, relevant, and practical.
    • Boxed features inspire a deeper discussion of key topics and invite research into intriguing subjects, such as "The System's Shortcomings from a Victim's Point of View," and "The Most Serious Shootings On Campus."
    • Boxed features inspire a deeper discussion of key topics and invite research into intriguing subjects, such as "The System's Shortcomings from a Victim's Point of View," and "The Most Serious Shootings On Campus."
    • To keep the book on the cutting edge of the field, the author presents current coverage of human trafficking, crimes on campus, identity theft, stalking, motor vehicle theft, prison attacks, and similar high-profile issues.
    • To keep the book on the cutting edge of the field, the author presents current coverage of human trafficking, crimes on campus, identity theft, stalking, motor vehicle theft, prison attacks, and similar high-profile issues.
    • Chapter-opening learning objectives help you focus on and master key concepts and theories as they are presented in each chapter.
    • Chapter-opening learning objectives help you focus on and master key concepts and theories as they are presented in each chapter.
    • Critical thinking questions at the end of each chapter give you the opportunity to argue and evaluate opposing points of view.
    • Critical thinking questions at the end of each chapter give you the opportunity to argue and evaluate opposing points of view.
    • The text "humanizes" victims, particularly through the inclusion of compelling cases that illustrate their plight. This makes an already well-written text more engaging, and allows you to comprehend the challenges that face victims and their advocates, rather than simply remember details.
    • The text "humanizes" victims, particularly through the inclusion of compelling cases that illustrate their plight. This makes an already well-written text more engaging, and allows you to comprehend the challenges that face victims and their advocates, rather than simply remember details.
    • 1. What Is Victimology?
    • 2. The Rediscovery of Crime Victims.
    • 3. Victimization in the United States: An Overview.
    • 4. Violent Crimes: Murders and Robberies.
    • 5. Victims' Contributions to the Crime Problem.
    • 6. Victims and the Criminal Justice System: Cooperation and Conflict; Part 1: The Police.
    • 7. Victims and the Criminal Justice System: Cooperation and Conflict; Part 2: Prosecutors, Defense Attorneys, Judges, Juries, and Corrections Officials.
    • 8. Victimized Children.
    • 9. Victims of Violence by Lovers and Family Members.
    • 10. Victims of Rapes and Other Sexual Assaults.
    • 11. Additional Groups of Victims with Special Problems.
    • 12. Repaying Victims.
    • 13. Victims in the Twenty-First Century: Alternative Directions.
    • Glossary.
    • References.
    • Name Index.
    • Subject Index.
 
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