This work is the first interdisciplinary compilation of entries related to the crime victim to encompass the breadth of the 70-year-old discipline of victimology. * Includes nearly 200 entries on the development and scope of the 70-year-old field of victimology * Over 90 contributors from across the nation, representing 13 academic areas of study, including criminal justice, criminology, gerontology, psychology, sociology, and victim studies * Includes a chronology of selected events from 1941 to 2008 reflecting the development of the discipline of victimology and the expansion of rights for victims of crime * Offers a bibliography of 17 recently published books that provide a broad look at crime victims and the field of victimology * Lists 22 journals that publish research on crime victims and describes 24 websites that provide information ranging from victimization statistics and organizational membership opportunities to victim services and legal remedies... of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/ovc/welcovc/ reporttonation2005/ welcome.html. 5. National Victimization Rights Week, a Overview of the Resource Guide, http:// www.ojp.gov/ovc/ncvrw/2006/pdf/ overview.pdf. 6.
|Title||:||The Praeger Handbook of Victimology|
|Author||:||Janet K. Wilson|
|Publisher||:||ABC-CLIO - 2009|