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NCJ Number: 10816 Find in a Library
Title: VICTIM AND HIS CRIMINAL - A STUDY IN FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITY
Author(s): S SCHAFER
Date Published: 1968
Page Count: 187
Sponsoring Agency: Random House
New York, NY 10022
Publication Number: U
Sale Source: Random House
201 East 50th Street
New York, NY 10022
United States of America
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF CRIMINAL-VICTIM RELATIONSHIPS, WITH A HISTORY OF VICTIMOLOGY AND THE PRACTICE OF VICTIM COMPENSATION.
Abstract: THE CRIMINAL-VICTIM RELATIONSHIP AS A CRIME FACTOR IS COVERED. A SURVEY OF MODERN COUNTRIES WHICH PROVIDE SOME FORM OF VICTIM RESTITUTION INCLUDES INFORMATION ON SWITZERLAND, NEW ZEALAND, AND THE UNITED KINGDOM. MENTION IS MADE OF AMERICAN EFFORTS TO PROVIDE COMPENSATION THROUGH STATE LEGISLATION AND ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS. A FINAL CHAPTER DEALS WITH THE PROBLEM OF DETERMINING RESPONSIBILITY IN THE CASE OF BOTH CRIMINAL AND VICTIM.
Index Term(s): Behavioral and Social Sciences; Crime Causes; Criminal responsibility; Individual behavior; Sociology; Victim compensation; Victim crime precipitation; Victimology
Note: HV 6190 .S3
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