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The Plight of Crime Victims in Modern Society - Ezzat A. Fattah

The Plight of Crime Victims in Modern Society

By: Ezzat A. Fattah (Editor)

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Published: 31st July 1989
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An examination of the impact of victimization on those who are victimized, their response to the crimes and the services needed for crime victims. It looks at the traditional victims, women and children, as well as some usually neglected groups such as victims of abuse of power and state terrorism.

Acknowledgements - Notes on the Contributors - PROLOGUE: ON COUNTING VICTIMS - A Comparison of National Crime Surveys; R.Block - ON SOME NEGLECTED TYPES OF VICTIMIZATION - Victims of Abuse of Power: The David/Goliath Syndrome; E.A.Fattah - Victims of Extreme State Terrorism; R.Corrado - Victims of Terrorism: Dimensions of the Victim Experience; E.E.Flynn - The Victimization of Canada's Natives: The Consequences of Socio-Cultural Deprivation; C.T.Griffiths et al - ON WOMEN AND CHILDREN AS VICTIMS - Women as Victims; L.Vaughan-Evans et al - Victimhood of Battered Women: Psychological and Criminal Justice Perspectives; D.Dutton - Victimological Aspects of Child Abuse; E.A.Fattah - Child Abuse and the Courts: Finnish and Swedish Experiences; M.Korpilahti - ON RESPONSE TO, AND CONSEQUENCES OF, VICTIMIZATION - Victim-Offender Dynamics in Stranger to Stranger Violence: Robbery and Rape; R.Block - The Needs of Crime Victims; I.Waller - Crime Reporting and Services for Victims; E.Ziegenhagen - ON SERVICES FOR CRIME VICTIMS - Compensation by Offenders in Canada: A Victim's Right?; A.Thorvaldson - Legal Aid to Crime Victims; S.Hillenbrand - Victim-Witness Programs; S.Hillenbrand - Family Violence and Changing Ideologies in the Shelter Movement; T.Peltoniemi - EPILOGUE FOR A CHARTER OF RIGHTS FOR CRIME VICTIMS; A.Normandeau - Index

ISBN: 9780333407752
ISBN-10: 033340775X
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 363
Published: 31st July 1989
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 2.24
Weight (kg): 0.59
Edition Number: 15