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Childhood Victimization: Violence, Crime, and Abuse in the Lives of Young People

David Finkelhor

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195342857
eISBN:
9780199863631
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342857.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This book presents a vision of childhood victimization, one that unifies the conventional subdivisions like child molestation, child abuse, street crime, bullying, and exposure to community violence. ... More


Revisiting the “Ideal Victim”: Developments in Critical Victimology

Marian Duggan (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447338765
eISBN:
9781447339182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338765.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Revisiting the ‘Ideal Victim’ is a collection of academic responses to the late Nils Christie’s (1986) seminal piece on the ‘ideal victim’ in which he addressed the socially constructed concept of an ... More


Conclusion

Marian Duggan

in Revisiting the “Ideal Victim”: Developments in Critical Victimology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447338765
eISBN:
9781447339182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338765.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter reiterates the importance of Christie’s work, and this volume’s reinterrogation of the ‘Ideal Victim’, both historically and in our modern age. The chapter then explores the relationship ... More


The Victimology Trap: Capitalism, Liberalism, and Grievance

Roger N. Lancaster

in Sex Panic and the Punitive State

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520255654
eISBN:
9780520948211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255654.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the connection between the punitive turn, with its expressly authoritarian politics, and the liberal political tradition, with its emphasis on individual rights. It also ... More


The Eternal Recurrence of Crime and Control: Essays in Honour of Paul Rock

Tim Newburn

David Downes and Dick Hobbs (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199580231
eISBN:
9780191702280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580231.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book features contributions from criminologists from the UK, the US, and Australia, brought together to honour the work of Paul Rock, former Professor of Social Institutions at the London School ... More


Transition, ‘Never Again’ and ‘Moving On’

Kevin Hearty

in Critical Engagement: Irish Republicanism, Memory Politics and Policing

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940476
eISBN:
9781786944993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940476.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Viewing Irish republican policing memory primarily through a transitional justice lens, this chapter critically examines how Irish republicans, as a principal party to the conflict, approach the ... More


Homicide in England and Wales

PAUL ROCK

in After Homicide: Practical and Political Responses to Bereavement

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198267959
eISBN:
9780191683428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267959.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter reviews of some of the conventional academic arguments about the principal features of the demography and incidence of criminal homicide. Topics discussed include the penalty for ... More


Introduction

Marian Duggan

in Revisiting the “Ideal Victim”: Developments in Critical Victimology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447338765
eISBN:
9781447339182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338765.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter explores the content and impact of Nils Christie’s seminal essay Revisiting the ‘Ideal Victim’: Developments in Critical Victimology. The chapter outlines Christie’s understanding of the ... More


The ideal victim through other(s’) eyes

Alice Bosma, Eva Mulder, and Antony Pemberton

in Revisiting the “Ideal Victim”: Developments in Critical Victimology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447338765
eISBN:
9781447339182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338765.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Following up on the illuminating article ‘The Ideal Victim’ by Nils Christie, this chapter expands on and reacts to its key arguments. Christie assumes that the most important reasons for perceiving ... More


The ‘ideal’ rape victim and the elderly woman: a contradiction in terms?

Hannah Bows

in Revisiting the “Ideal Victim”: Developments in Critical Victimology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447338765
eISBN:
9781447339182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338765.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

There is now an extensive body of literature examining sexual violence against women and girls. However, there remains an important gap in relation to ‘older’ women, who have been almost entirely ... More


A decade after Lynndie: non-ideal victims of non-ideal offenders – doubly anomalised, doubly invisibilised

Claire Cohen

in Revisiting the “Ideal Victim”: Developments in Critical Victimology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447338765
eISBN:
9781447339182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338765.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Lynndie England’s conviction, and highly publicised dishonourable discharge from the United States military, for crimes that included photographically documented acts of sexual violence against male ... More


Towards an inclusive victimology and a new understanding of public compassion to victims: from and beyond Christie’s ideal victim

Jorge Gracia

in Revisiting the “Ideal Victim”: Developments in Critical Victimology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447338765
eISBN:
9781447339182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338765.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Victimology is about human suffering, often focusing on the consequences generated by crime and how these affect victims and their lives. It analyzes how society manages pain, so concern about ... More


Expertise versus Experience

Cheryl Allsop

in Cold Case Reviews: DNA, Detective Work and Unsolved Major Crimes

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198747451
eISBN:
9780191810459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198747451.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter debates what forms of expertise can be helpful to cold case reviews. The Specialist Operations Centre, part of the National Crime Agency, can provide specialized help and access to a ... More


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