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Victimology : Legal, Psychological, and Social Perspectives - (Paperback)

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NOTE: The Student Value edition features the same content as the traditional text in a convenient, three-hole-punched, loose-leaf version—this format costs significantly less than a new textbook.


For courses in the field of victimology.


An easy-to-read global perspective on the study of victimology

Victimology: Legal, Psychological, and Social Perspectives, Student Value Edition, 5/e examines trends in victim­-offender relationships, with emphasis on victims’ rights. The text discusses two components of victimology. The first deals with the harm victims suffer, victim services, reducing victimization, and consequences for offenders. The second looks at the role of being selected as a victim. Other topics include victim impact statements, constitutional and civil rights of victims, compensation and restitution of victims, international aspects of victimology, sexual victimization, intimate partner abuse, and child abuse. The 5th edition explores evolving theories, research, and trends in victimology, with particular attention paid to the causes and consequences of victimization.

Number of Pages: 332
Genre: Freedom + Security / Law Enforcement
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Pearson College Div
Author: Harvey Wallace & Cliff Roberson
Language: English
Street Date: April 27, 2018
TCIN: 53898139
UPC: 9780135238608
Item Number (DPCI): 248-08-0465
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