Crime Victims by Basia Spalek
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Crime Victims
By Basia Spalek

Crime Victims

Theory, Policy and Practice

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Crime Victims by Basia Spalek

Book Description

Victims of crime are receiving increasing amounts of attention from policy makers, agencies of the criminal justice system and researchers. This text offers a much-needed overview of theory and practice in the topical area of crime, victimization and criminal justice policy. Spalek explores the impact of crime upon victims, looks at the establishment of victim initiatives and pushes debates in the area forward. Engagingly presented with case studies and questions drawn from recent high-profile cases, such as the Potters Bar rail disaster and the Oklahoma City bombing. This comprehensive textbook is essential reading for anyone interested in victims or victimology.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781403935427
ISBN-10: 1403935424
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 155mm x 7mm)
Pages: 216
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 5-Dec-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Basia Spalek

BASIA SPALEK is a Lecturer in Criminal Justice within the Institute of Applied Social Studies, University of Birmingham, UK.

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