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Current Perspectives Reading for InfoTrac College Edition: Victimology, 1st Edition

  • Wadsworth
  • ISBN-10: 0495597171
  • ISBN-13: 9780495597179
  • 144 Pages | Paperback
  • COPYRIGHT: 2009 Published
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Overview

About the Product

Give your students access to an entire library’s worth of reliable sources with InfoTrac College Edition, an online university library of more than 5,000 academic and popular magazines, newspapers, and journals. This edition of InfoTrac focuses on the growing field of Victimology. These articles provide a perfect supplement to our Criminal Justice texts.

Features

  • This text groups recent articles about Forensics into subtopics for ease of reference and comparison.

Table of Contents

PART I: VICTIM’S PLIGHT.
1. Saving the Victim: Recuperating the Language of the Victim and Reassessing Global Feminism. ANNE MCLEER.
2. Law Aims to Help Victims of Identity Theft. CAROL DEMARE.
3. Stolen Identity, Legal Nightmare: A Hollywood Woman Finds that Victims of Identity Theft Can be Treated Like Criminals Themselves. ERIKA BOLSTAD.
4. Domestic Violence: Risk Factors and Outcomes. DANIEL C. BERRIOS, DEBORAH GRADY.
5. Woman Accused of Identity Theft: As a Warning to Potential Victims, Police Displayed Costly Items They Had Seized. BARBARA BOYER.
6. ID Theft Shocks Victims. DAVID DOEGE.
PART II: STATISTICS AND VICTIMIZATION RATES.
1. Woman’s story gives life to statistics. REBECCA VOELKER.
2. Victims Identified in South Omaha Shooting. LYNN SAFRANEK, ANDREW J. NELSON.
3. Murder Rate Increased in New Orleans. DONYA C. ARIAS.
4. Homicides Are Up Just a Bit in Seattle. SARA JEAN GREEN.
5. The New Math On Crime. WILL SULLIVAN, CAROL S. HOOK.
6. Three Die in Shootings as Bronx Murder Rate Climbs. EMILY VASQUEZ.
PART II: HOW VICTIMS ARE HANDLED THROUGHOUT THE SYSTEM.
1. Dollars Boost Crime Fighters: Albany Police, County Prosecutors Get $1.3M from State Program. JORDAN CARLEO-EVANGELIST.
2. Prosecutor Fights for More Funding. ZACHARY GORCHOW.
3. False Crime Reports Tax Resources: Prosecutors Cracking Down. DAN CORTEZ.
4. Police Look for Victims of Lantana Child Porn Suspect. JEROME BURDI.
5. New Evidence Failed to Help, Gotti’s Prosecutors Discovered. TIMOTHY WILLIAMS.
PART IV: THE EFFECT OF LAW ENFORCEMENT ON VICTIMS.
1. Doon Case: Victims’ Kin Face Police Apathy. JASKIRAN CHOPRA.
2. Understanding Crime Rates: On the Interactions between the Rational Choices of Victims and Offenders. JAN J.M. VAN DIJK.
3. Sexual Assault Suspect in Custody: Man Accused of Raping a Mother and Molesting Her Son. MELANIE CARROLL.
4. DNA Rules Out Man Once Suspected of Rape: One Man is Freed and Another Arrested in August Attacks. ANDREW TRAN.
5. Making Criminals Pay for Justice: Proposal Would Fund Rape-Victim Programs. BILL LAITNER.
6. Protection Orders Elusive.VALERIE KALFRIN.
7. Black Americans Were Victims in 15 Percent of All Nonfatal Violent Crimes and 49 Percent of All Homicides During 2005. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE.
8. Life Sentence: Co-Victims of Homicide. BRUCE GROSS.
9. Fighting Child Abuse: Lawmakers Back Stiffer Sentencing Guidelines. JONATHAN CRIBBS.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.

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