Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental purchases.


You may extend rentals at any time.

Introduction to Victimology Contemporary Theory, Research, and Practice

ISBN: 9780199322497 | 019932249X
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Pub. Date: 9/15/2015

Why Rent from Knetbooks?

Because Knetbooks knows college students. Our rental program is designed to save you time and money. Whether you need a textbook for a semester, quarter or even a summer session, we have an option for you. Simply select a rental period, enter your information and your book will be on its way!

Top 5 reasons to order all your textbooks from Knetbooks:

  • We have the lowest prices on thousands of popular textbooks
  • Free shipping both ways on ALL orders
  • Most orders ship within 48 hours
  • Need your book longer than expected? Extending your rental is simple
  • Our customer support team is always here to help
With an author team led by Bonnie S. Fisher, one of the preeminent scholars in the field, Introduction to Victimology: Contemporary Theory, Research, and Practice is ideal for victimology survey courses at any level. This unique volume employs an integrated approach that focuses on theory, research, and practice. It covers a wide range of issues and also addresses unique topics such as victim decision making, fear of crime, and preventing victimization.


Incorporates relevant theory into the coverage of each key topic and connects the topics through theories that have developed over the past several decades

Offers theoretical explanations for the causes and correlates of victimization, the reoccurrence of victimization, and domains of victimization

Examines research across the main topics by discussing both classic and current studies

Provides case studies and examples of victimology in practice, linking theory to practice and highlighting programs that have successfully addressed issues like prevention, mitigation of harm, and responses to victims and victimization

Introduces students to current research in theory testing, discussing how accurate various theories have been shown to be

"Spotlight on Theory," "Spotlight on Research," and "Spotlight on Policy" boxes offer in-depth looks at timely topics

Please wait while this item is added to your cart...