The Plight of Crime Victims in Modern Society

  • Ezzat A. Fattah

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Prologue On Counting Victims

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Richard Block
      Pages 3-25
  3. On Some Neglected Types of Victimization

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 27-27
    2. Raymond R. Corrado
      Pages 74-92
    3. Curt T. Griffiths, J. Colin Yerbury, Linda F. Weafer
      Pages 118-138
  4. On Women and Children as Victims

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 139-139
    2. Laurie Vaughan-Evans, Diane Wood
      Pages 141-160
  5. On Response to, and Consequences of, Victimization

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 229-229
    2. Irvin Waller
      Pages 252-276
    3. Eduard Ziegenhagen
      Pages 277-288
  6. On Services for Crime Victims

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 289-289
    2. Susan Hillenbrand
      Pages 310-321
    3. Susan Hillenbrand
      Pages 322-332
  7. Epilogue: For a Charter of Rights for Crime Victims

    1. André Normandeau
      Pages 347-357
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 358-363

About this book


An examination of the impact of victimization on those who are victimized, their response to the crimes and the services needed for crime victims. It looks at the traditional victims, women and children, as well as some usually neglected groups such as victims of abuse of power and state terrorism.


child abuse compensation crime criminal justice service violence

Editors and affiliations

  • Ezzat A. Fattah
    • 1
  1. 1.Simon Fraser UniversityVancouverCanada

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