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Handbook of Victims and Victimology


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Part 1: Perspectives on the Victim and Victimisation Introduction, Sandra Walklate 1. Setting the scene: a question of history, Tony Kearon and Barry S. Godfrey 2. Theoretical perspectives on victimisation, Paul Rock 3. Theory and method: the social epidemiology of crime victims, Tim Hope 4. Crime, victimisation and vulnerability, Simon Green Part 2: Victims, Victimology and Feminism Introduction, Sandra Walklate 5. Surviving victimhood: the impact of feminist campaigns, Kate Cook and Helen Jones 6. Feminism, victimology and domestic violence, Carolyn Hoyle 7. Lessons from the gender agenda, Pamela Davies Part 3: Victims, Policy and Service Delivery Introduction, Sandra Walklate 8. Public sector services and the victim of crime, Rob I. Mawby 9. The role of the voluntary sector, Brian Williams and Hannah Goodman 10. Matching service delivery to need, Peter Dunn 11. The victim in court, Andrew Sanders and Imogen Jones 12. The victim in restorative justice, Jim Dignan Part 4: Comparative Perspective Introduction, Sandra Walklate 13. Looking beyond Great Britain: the development of criminal injuries compensation, David Miers 14. Benchmarking victim policies in the framework of European Union Law, Jan van Dijk and Marc Groenhuijsen 15. A comparative analysis of the victim policies accross the Anglo-speaking world, Tracey Booth and Kerry Carrington Part 5: Other Visions of Victimisation and Victimology Introduction, Sandra Walklate 16. 'Race', religion and victimisation: UK and European responses, Jo Goodey 17. Victims of corporate crime, Dave Whyte 18. Cultural victimology:are we all victims now? Gabe Mythen Conclusion, Sandra Walklate

About the Author

Sandra Walklate is Professor of Criminology, and Eleanor Rathbone Chair of Sociology, at the University of Liverpool. Recent publications include Imagining the Victim of Crime (McGraw-Hill/Open University Press, 2007), and Beyond the Rish Society: Critical Reflections on Risk and Human Security (McGraw-Hill/Open University Press, 2006).

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