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Understanding Violence and Victimization (5th Edition)

Understanding Violence and Victimization (5th Edition)
Author: Robert J. Meadows
ISBN 13: 9780135154649
ISBN 10: 135154642
Edition: 5
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2013-04-25
Format: Paperback
Pages: 336
List Price: $81.00

Understanding Violence and Victimization, Fifth Edition, explores selected types of violence and examines the causes and responses to such victimization. Written for courses in victimology, violence, and criminology, it addresses topics such as domestic violence, stranger violence, workplace violence, school violence, criminal justice violence, and the violence of terrorism. Each chapter includes case studies and discussion questions and explores prevention strategies, victim responses and legal approaches. This edition features a new chapter on understanding violence and provides the latest information on victimization.