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Victims, Crime and Society

Davies, Pamela and Francis, Peter and Greer, Chris (2007) Victims, Crime and Society. SAGE Publications Ltd, pp. 1-278.

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Abstract

Organized around the intersecting social divisions of class, race, age, and gender, the book provides an engaging and authoritative overview of the nature of victimisation in society. In addition to a review of the major theoretical developments in relation to understanding aspects of victimization in society, individual chapters explore the political and social context of victimisation and the historical, comparative, and contemporary research and scholarly work on it. Each chapter includes the following:- Background and glossary- Theory, research and policy review - `Thinking critically about...' sections- Reflections and future research directions- Summary and conclusions- Annotated bibliographyVictims, Crime and Society is the essential text on victims for students of criminology, criminal justice, community safety, youth justice and related areas.

Item Type: Book
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences
Faculty of Social Sciences > Sociology, Department of
SWORD Depositor: Elements
Depositing User: Elements
Date Deposited: 22 Jun 2020 13:48
Last Modified: 15 Jan 2022 01:33
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/27943

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