Introduction to Victimology: Contemporary Theory, Research, and Practice

Paperback | September 29, 2015

byBonnie S. Fisher, Bradford W. Reyns, John J. Sloan

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With an author team led by Bonnie S. Fisher, one of the preeminent scholars in the field, Introduction to Victimology: Contemporary Theory, Research, and Practice is ideal for victimology survey courses at any level. This unique volume employs an integrated approach that focuses on theory,research, and practice. It covers a wide range of issues and also addresses unique topics such as victim decision making, fear of crime, and preventing victimization.

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With an author team led by Bonnie S. Fisher, one of the preeminent scholars in the field, Introduction to Victimology: Contemporary Theory, Research, and Practice is ideal for victimology survey courses at any level. This unique volume employs an integrated approach that focuses on theory,research, and practice. It covers a wide range ...

Bonnie S. Fisher is Professor of Criminal Justice and Fellow of the Graduate School at the University of Cincinnati. She has been a member of the National Academy of Sciences' Panel on Measuring Rape and Sexual Assault. She was awarded the Academy Fellow Award by the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences in 2014 and the Rieveschl Award ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:496 pages, 9.21 × 7.52 × 0.91 inPublished:September 29, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Part I: Origins and Theories in Victimology1. Origins of Victimology2. Opportunity Theories of Victimization3. Contemporary Theories of VictimizationPart II: Sources, Trends, and Types of Victimization4. Sources of Victimization Data5. Personal Victimization6. Victimization of Women, Children, and the Elderly7. Property and White-Collar Victimization8. Domain-Specific Opportunities for Victimization9. Recurring VictimizationPart III: Responses to and Consequences of Victimization10. Victim Decision Making11. Consequences of Victimization12. Responding to Victimization13. Fear of Criminal VictimizationPart IV: The Prevention of Victimization in the 21st Century14. Preventing Victimization with Environmental CriminologyIndex

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"Introduction to Victimology is written by leading experts, is based on theory and empirical research, and covers all of the key topics related to victimization." --Kevin Beaver, Florida State University