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Although stalking is an age-old phenomenon, it is only recently receiving due attention. In a span of just ten years, all fifty states have passed anti-stalking legislation. For the first time, Stalking Crimes and Victim Protection: Prevention, Intervention, Threat Assessment, and Case Management brings together in one source all the research done by professionals in various fields since 1990. It covers all the angles, from the psychological aspects of stalkers to the legal ramifications of stalking.
This comprehensive work emphasizes a multidisciplinary concept and approach. It compiles and assesses studies of law enforcement, legal counsel, medical professionals, forensic mental health professionals, security personnel, and criminologists. These authors combine their academic research and clinical knowledge to provide you with helpful guidelines and suggestions in the areas of victim assistance and predatory stalking including:
Editor Joseph A. Davis, Ph.D., a nationally recognized expert in the field of public safety psychology, with a background in both psychology and law, has assembled a team of experienced professionals who have contributed to this comprehensive text, which educates, informs, and raises public awareness of this growing phenomenon. Including several case examples for study and clinical-forensic comparison, Stalking Crimes and Victim Protection will help you provide better services to victims, evaluate the mental state of the stalker, provide assessments of potential threat, and consult on security issues, case management, and safety planning.
"The editor, who is an expert in the field of public safety psychology, has a background in both psychology and law. Thus he is well qualified to undertake this task of bringing together experts for this book. … Stalking is an interesting, and important, topic … . … The volume is a significant further addition to this literature. … The authors are well chosen, and write authoritatively. Overall, this is a very good book … ."
- Sexual & Relationship Therapy, Vol. 19, No. 2, May 2004
"I have had the opportunity to work with Dr. Joe Davis and know his work well in this area. His work is to be applauded and the contributing authors are to be congratulated for their collaboration… This expertise will certainly assist those professionals who are actively working and managing stalking cases."
- John E. Douglas, Author of Mindhunter and Obsession
Stalkers and Other Obsessional Types: A Review and Forensic
Psychological Typology of Those Who Stalk, Joseph A.
Davis, Ph.D., LL.D. and Marcella A Chipman, J.D.
Criminal Stalkers: An Analysis of the Various Typologies, Ronald
M. Holmes, Ed.D.
Obsessive Behavior and Relational Violence in the Juvenile
Population: Stalking Case Analysis and Legal Implications,
Denise M. Emer, Ph.D.
Erotomania, Stalking and Stalkers: A Personal Experience with a
Professional Perspective, Doreen Orion, M.D.
Stalking, Stalkers and Domestic Violence: Relentless Fear and
Obsessive Intimacy, Steven F. Albrecht, DBA, CPP, PHR
The Paradoxes of Pursuit: Towards a Relational Model of Stalking
and Related Phenomenon, Brian H. Spitzberg, Ph.D., and
William R. Cupach, Ph.D.
Violence in the Workplace Setting, Stalking and Stalkers, Suzanne
Hoffman, Ph.D. and S. Anthony Baron, Ph.D., Psy.D.
Electronic Crime, Stalkers and Stalking: Relentless Pursuit,
Harassment and Terror On-Line in Cyberspace, Bonnie D.
Being Pursued and Pursuing During the College Years: Their Extent,
Nature, and Impact of Stalking, Bonnie S. Fisher, Ph.D.
The Dynamics of Campus Stalkers and Stalking: Security and Risk
Management Perspectives, Sgt. Robert L. Jones and Glenn
S. Lipson, Ph.D.
Future Prediction of Dangerousness and Violent Behavior: Psychological Indicators and Considerations for Conducting an Assessment of Potential Threat, Joseph A. Davis, Ph.D., LL.D., Lisa Stewart, M.A., and Robin Siota, Psy.D.
Minimizing Potential Threats and Risks to Stalking Victims: Case
Management, Security Issues and Safety Planning, Bruce L.
Case Management Regarding Stalkers and Their Victims: A Practical
Approach from a Private Industry Perspective, Jo Ann Ugolini, M.B.A. and Kim Kelly
Stalking Trauma Syndrome and the Traumatized Victim, Melissa J.
Collins and Mary Beth Wilkas, M.A.
Developing a Model Approach to Confronting the Problem of
Stalking: Establishing a Threat Management Unit, Det. Greg
Stalking the Stalker: Law Enforcement Investigation and Intervention
Obsession, Fantasy and the Falsely Alleged Stalking Victim,
Joseph A. Davis, Ph.D., LL.D.
Stalking Investigation, Law, Public Policy and Criminal Prosecution as
Problem Solver, Neal Miller, J.D.
Prosecuting Those Who Stalk: A Prosecutor's Legal Perspective and
Viewpoint, Kerry Wells, J.D.
Workplace Violence and Unwanted Pursuit: From an Employers
Perspective, Regina A. Petty, J.D. and Lois M. Kosch, J.D.
Staying One Step Ahead of Stalkers and Stalking Crimes: Personnel
Development. Training, and Education, Joseph A.
Davis, Ph.D., LL.D.
Educating Those Who Stalk the Stalker: A Training Perspective, Kerry
Wells, J.D. and Wayne Maxey