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Handbook of victims and victimology

Author: Sandra Walklate
Publisher: Cullompton : Willan, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
The study of criminal victimisation has developed to the stage where by victimology is now regarded as a central component to the study of crime and criminology. This focus of concern has been matched by the growth and development of support services for the victim of crime alongside increasing political concern with similar issues.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Handbook of victims and victimology.
Cullompton : Willan, 2007
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sandra Walklate
ISBN: 9781843922582 1843922584 1843922576 9781843922575 9781843926160 1843926164
OCLC Number: 86168158
Notes: University of KwaZulu-Natal Library notes:
Description: xvi, 526 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Perspectives on the victim and victimisation --
Victims, victimology and feminism --
Victims, policy and service delivery --
Comparative perspectives --
Other visions of victimisation and victimology.
Responsibility: edited by Sandra Walklate.
Local System Bib Number:
(Sirsi) a960294
(Sirsi) 960294


Provides an overview of the importance of the role of the victim in the criminal justice system, with an analysis of the different theoretical perspectives within victimology. This book explores the  Read more...
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