Palgrave Studies in Victims and Victimology: Crime, Victims and Policy

Editor/Author Wilson, Dean and Ross, Stuart
Publication Year: 2015
Publisher: Macmillan Publishers Ltd

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ISBN: 978-1-349-67794-8
Category: Social Sciences - Criminology & Law
Image Count: 3
Book Status: Available
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This book critically examines how recent international developments in victims theory and policy are experienced within specific local contexts. The chapters approach key criminological issues including the experience of criminal justice agencies, policy formulation, the construction of victim identities and the 'discovery' of new victims.

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Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgements
  • Notes on Contributors
  • Introduction Victims Research, Theory and Policy: The Role of Local Contexts - Stuart Ross and Dean Wilson
  • 1 Decolonising Indigenous Victimisation - Chris Cunneen and Simone Rowe
  • 2 Environmental Victimology and Ecological Justice - Rob White
  • 3 Victimisation, Citizenship and Gender: Interrogating State Responses - Marie Segrave and Rebecca Powell
  • 4 Justice for Rape Victims? The Spirit May Sound Willing, but the Flesh Remains Weak - Jan Jordan
  • 5 Competing Conceptions of Victims of Domestic Violence within Legal Processes - Julie Stubbs and Jane Wangmann
  • 6 Care Bears and Crime-Fighters: Police Operational Styles and Victims of Crime - Dean Wilson and Marie Segrave
  • 7 Victim Impact Statements, Sentencing and Contemporary Standards of Fairness in the Courtroom - Tracey Booth
  • 8 Satisfied? Exploring Victims’ Justice Judgments - Robyn Holder
  • 9 Victims in the Australian Criminal Justice System: Principles, Policy and (Distr)action - Stuart Ross
  • 10 The Evolution of Victims’ Rights and Services in Australia - Michael O'Connell