Aspen Publishing

Essentials of Victimology: Crime Victims, Theories, Controversies, and Victims’ Rights

Jan Yager


  • ISBN: 9781543829334

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  • Description

    Essentials of Victimology is an engaging new textbook for anyone seeking to gain a fundamental understanding of the field.  Renowned author Jan Yager provides an awareness of the evolution of the discipline of victimology, as well as an understanding of the early and current theories, and a discussion of key concepts. The text includes practical, up-to-date chapters on victims and their interactions with the criminal justice system and on the medical and legal help available to victims.   In addition, the major violent, property, and white-collar or economic crimes are explored in separate chapters.

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