Routledge handbook on victims' issues in criminal justice

Introduction to victims' rights -- Preface -- Forward -- Issues in victim services -- Federal victims¿ legislation -- Victims' assistance programs¿ reforms -- Victims in criminology theory -- Victims' rights legislation: comparative assessment and implementation issues -- Victim issue...

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Contributors: Roberson, Cliff (Editor)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: New York London Routledge 2017
In:Year: 2017
Online Access: Inhaltsverzeichnis (Verlag)
Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
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Summary:Introduction to victims' rights -- Preface -- Forward -- Issues in victim services -- Federal victims¿ legislation -- Victims' assistance programs¿ reforms -- Victims in criminology theory -- Victims' rights legislation: comparative assessment and implementation issues -- Victim issues regarding specific types of victimization -- Expanding the conceptualization of survivor in sexual assaults -- Intimate partner violence, neoliberal ideologies, and controversies about victimhood -- Why me : understanding cybercrime victimization -- Hate crime victimization -- Counseling families of murdered victims : a therapeutic perspective -- Members of the LGBT community as victims of crime -- Victim services -- Enhancing service provider systems -- Special needs of elderly victims -- Factors surrounding providers' views of Latina immigrant victims -- Victim impact statements : understanding and improving their use -- Victims' needs and restorative justice -- Helping assault victims -- Victim witnesses in investigative interviews and court processes -- Victim service organizations -- History of the world society of victimology -- Victimology and victims' service organizations -- Victims and the media -- About the editor and contributors
Physical Description:xv, 292 Seiten
ISBN:9781138184718