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eText: 
ISBN-10 0136071414ISBN-13 9780136071419
Print: 
ISBN-10 0-13-515464-2ISBN-13 978-0-13-515464-9
Author(s): Robert J. Meadows
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Copyright year: © 2010 Pages: 336
Description

For courses in Victimology, Violence in America, Criminology and Special Topics.

Understanding Violence and Victimization, Fifth Edition, explores selected types of violence and examines the causes and responses to such victimization.  Written for courses in victimology, violence, and criminology, it addresses topics such as domestic violence, stranger violence, workplace violence, school violence, criminal justice violence, and the violence of terrorism. Each chapter includes case studies and discussion questions and explores prevention strategies, victim responses and legal approaches. This edition features a new chapter on understanding violence and provides the latest

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