The victimization of women : law, policies, and politics /

In The Victimization of Women, Michelle L. Meloy and Susan L. Miller present a balanced and comprehensive summary of the most significant research on the victimizations, violence, and victim politics that disproportionately affect women. They examine the history of violence against women, the surrou...

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Main Author: Meloy, Michelle L.
Other Authors: Miller, Susan L.
Format: eBook
Published: New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Drawing the contours of victim dilemmas
  • The violent victimization of women: an overview of legal, empirical, and measurement issues
  • Media, gender, and crime victims
  • Sexual victimization: offenders speak out about their victims
  • How battered women lose: unintended consequences of well-intentioned legal and criminal justice policies
  • Assessing where we are, where we should go, and how best to get there.