Victimology: The Essentials

Drawing from the most up-to-date research, this accessible, student-friendly text provides an overview of the field of Victimology, with an overarching focus on the extent, causes, and responses to victimization. Renowned author and researcher Leah E. Daigle expertly relays the history and development of the field of Victimology, the extent to which and why people are victimized, how the Criminal Justice system and other social services interact with victims and each other, and information about specific types of victimization, including contemporary issues such as stalking, hate crimes, human trafficking, terrorism, and more.