Victims of Crime and the Victimization Process
Volume 6 in the 6-volume series titled Criminal Justice: Contemporary Literature in Theory and Practice. This compilation of articles attempts to fill gaps in existing resources with some of the best current statements on the topic. Subjects include the characteristics of victims, the effects of crime on victims, and some contemporary theories of victimization. Also included are evaluations of a variety of victim-oriented policies and programs, such as victim assistance, peace-making, and victim-impact statements. This title will be of great utility to students, scholars, and others with interests in the literature of criminal justice and criminology.