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Victimology in South Africa

Author: Robert Peacock
Publisher: Pretoria : Van Schaik, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats

Victimology in South Africa contains a cutting-edge presentation of contemporary scholarly discourse that is relevant both contextually and globally, seeking to stimulate further empirical inquiry  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Peacock
ISBN: 9780627030208 0627030203
OCLC Number: 827775186
Notes: University of KwaZulu-Natal Library notes:
2 4 10
Description: xxiv, 350 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Overview of concepts in victimology --
Theoretical approaches and perspectives in victimology --
Assessing the extent and nature of victimisation in South Africa --
South African law and policies supporting victims' rights --
Victim empowerment in South Africa --
Challenges of the criminal justice in addressing the needs of victims and witnesses --
Restorative justice in South Africa --
Restorative justice around the world and in cases of mass victimisation --
The troublesome gender: (re)considering gender-based violence --
Victimisation of the elderly --
Victims of commercial crime --
Victims of motor vehicle hijacking --
Victims of vulnerability of street (community) children --
Kill or be killed: the plight of child soldiers in Afirca --
Human trafficking with a focus on Africa --
Victims of hate crime --
Sex workers: survivors of multiple victimisation --
Military veterans as victims --
Offenders as victims: exploring victimisation within prison --
An international justice system for victims? The situation at the International Criminal Court --
International protocols on victims' rights and some refelctions on significant recent develpments in victimology.
Responsibility: Robert Peacock, editor.
Local System Bib Number:
(Sirsi) i9780627030208
(Sirsi) 1222685
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