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Crime, Victims and Policy

International Contexts, Local Experiences

  • Dean Wilson
  • Stuart Ross

Part of the Palgrave Studies in Victims and Victimology book series (PSVV)

About this book


This book provides critically examines how recent international developments in victims theory and policy are experienced within specific local contexts. The chapters approach key criminological issues including the experience of criminal justice agencies, policy formulation, the construction of victim identities and the 'discovery' of new victims.


Victims Victimology Crime Criminal Justice Criminology Policing Courts Domestic Violence Australia Rape Environmental Victimology Indigenous Gender care crime criminal justice criminology environment evolution gender Nation police service violence

Editors and affiliations

  • Dean Wilson
    • 1
  • Stuart Ross
    • 2
  1. 1.University of SussexUK
  2. 2.University of MelbourneAustralia

About the editors

Tracey Booth, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia. Chris Cunneen, University of New South Wales, Australia. Robyn Holder, Griffith University, Australia. Jan Jordan, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. Michael O'Connell, Commissioner for Victims' Rights, South Australia. Rebecca Powell, Border Crossing Observatory, Monash University, Australia. Stuart Ross, University of Melbourne, Australia. Simone Rowe, University of New South Wales, James Cook University, Australia. Marie Segrave, Monash University, Australia. Julie Stubbs, University of New South Wales, Australia. Jane Wangmann, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia. Rob White, University of Tasmania, Australia. Dean Wilson, Plymouth University, UK.

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