Victimisation: Theory, Research and Policy

Davies, Pamela, Francis, Peter and Jupp, Victor (2003) Victimisation: Theory, Research and Policy. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke. ISBN 978-0333925010

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Bringing together an internationally respected group of scholars, this volume examines the causes of crime victimisation, its extent, nature and impact upon social divisions in society; victimological theory; the policy context; practice in relation to working with victims of crime; comparative victimology and victimological research.

Issues addressed include victimological perspectives; age and community victimisation; victims of surveillance and the criminal justice system and victim support across the world. An overview of these wide-ranging themes and issues is provided by the editors in a concise and accessible introductory chapter. The concluding chapter looks towards a restorative social policy response to crime victims.

Item Type: Book
Subjects: L300 Sociology
Department: Faculties > Arts, Design and Social Sciences > Social Sciences
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Depositing User: Becky Skoyles
Date Deposited: 20 Feb 2015 12:43
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2017 08:26

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