Handbook of victims and victimology [electronic resource] / edited by Sandra Walklate.

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Published: Cullompton : Willan, c2007.
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Table of Contents:
  • Pt. 1. Perspectives on the Victim and Victimisation
  • Introduction / Sandra Walklate
  • 1. Setting the scene: a question of history / Tony Kearon and Barry S. Godfrey
  • 2. Theoretical perspectives on victimisation / Paul Rock
  • 3. Theory and method: the social epidemiology of crime victims / Tim Hope
  • 4. Crime, victimisation and vulnerability / Simon Green
  • Pt. 2. Victims, Victimology and Feminism
  • Introduction / Sandra Walklate
  • 5. Surviving victimhood: the impact of feminist campaigns / Kate Cook and Helen Jones
  • 6. Feminism, victimology and domestic violence / Carolyn Hoyle
  • 7. Lessons from the gender agenda / Pamela Davies
  • Pt. 3. Victims, Policy and Service Delivery
  • Introduction / Sandra Walklate
  • 8. Public sector services and the victim of crime / Rob I. Mawby
  • 9. The role of the voluntary sector / Brian Williams and Hannah Goodman
  • 10. Matching service delivery to need / Peter Dunn
  • 11. The victim in court / Andrew Sanders and Imogen Jones
  • 12. The victim in restorative justice / James Dignan
  • Pt. 4. Comparative Perspectives
  • Introduction / Sandra Walklate
  • 13. Looking beyond Great Britain: the development of criminal injuries compensation / David Miers
  • 14. Benchmarking victim policies in the framework of European Union Law / Jan Van Dijk and Marc Groenhuijsen
  • 15. A comparative analysis of the victim policies across the Anglo-speaking world / Tracey Booth and Kerry Carrington
  • Pt. 5. Other visions of victimisation and victimology
  • Introduction / Sandra Walklate
  • 16. 'Race' religion and victimisation: UK and European responses / Jo Goodey
  • 17. Victims of corporate crime / Dave Whyte
  • 18. Cultural victimology: are we all victims now? / Gabe Mythen.