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Author Ruback, R. Barry, 1950-

Title Social and psychological consequences of violent victimization / R. Barry Ruback, Martie P. Thompson.

Published Thousand Oaks, Calif. ; London : Sage, [2001]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  362.880973 RUBA    AVAILABLE
Physical description viii, 248 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary The book's one-of-a-kind focus on both the psychological and social impact of crime makes it an invaluable supplementary text for criminal justice and criminology courses dealing with victimization, violent crimes and the criminal justice process. Psychology courses dealing in law and crime also benefit from this text, which features discussion questions, end-of-chapter summaries, and special topic boxes. The book will also interest professionals in victims' services, crime prevention, criminal justice, and social work. CONTENTS: 1. Introduction and Overview / 2. Studying the Effects of Victimization / 3. Violent Victimization and the Immediate Aftermath / 4. Affective, Behavioral, and Cognitive Consequences of Violent Victimization on Direct Crime Victims / 5. Secondary Victimization: The Effects of Violence on Family Members, Friends, Neighbors, and Professionals / 6. The Effect of Violent Victimization on Communities / 7. Summary and Implications
Other author Thompson, Martie P.
Subject Victims of violent crimes -- United States.
Violent crimes -- United States.
ISBN 0761910417 (paperback) No price
0761910409 (cased) No price
0761910417 (paperback: alk. paper)