Contemporary Issues in Victimology: Identifying Patterns and Trends examines current topics in victimology and explores the main issues surrounding them. Key topics include: intimate partner violence and dating violence, rape and sexual assault on the college campus, Internet victimization, elder abuse, victimization of inmates, repeat and poly-victimization, fear of crime and perceived risk of crime, human trafficking, mass shootings, and child-to-parent violence. Each chapter includes information about the specific topic, including the nature of the issues, trends, current research, policy, current issues, and future challenges.
• Introduction • Part 1: Victimization of the Individual • 1. Child-to-Parent Violence • 2. Elder Abuse • 3. Victimization within Prison and Jail Facilities...
• Introduction • Part 1: Victimization of the Individual • 1. Child-to-Parent Violence • 2. Elder Abuse • 3. Victimization within Prison and Jail Facilities • 4. Human Trafficking: An Overview of Research, Policy, and Practice • 5. Same-Sex Intimate Partner Violence • 6. Recurring Victimization • Part 2: Situational Victimization • 7. Rape and Sexual Assault on College and University Campuses • 8. Mass Shootings: Understanding the Complexities • 9. Cyber Victimization • 10. Institutional Sexual Abuse • 11. Fear of Crime and Perceived Risk