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NCJ Number: 126866 Find in a Library
Title: Helping the Victims of Crime: Compensation and Restitution Programs
Author(s): T J Watts
Date Published: 1987
Page Count: 18
Sponsoring Agency: Vance Bibliographies
Monticello, IL 61856
Publication Number: ISBN 1-55590-408-4
Sale Source: Vance Bibliographies
P.O. Box 229
Monticello, IL 61856
United States of America
Type: Bibliography
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This bibliography consists of works that deal with victim compensation and restitution.
Abstract: The nearly 200 citations cover the period from 1966 to 1986 and focus on victims of violent crimes in the criminal justice system and on Federal and State programs to compensate victims of violence. Topics covered in the bibliography include victim rights, victim assistance, victim perceptions of the criminal justice system, restitution for victims of personal and household crimes, alternative sanctions, and victimology. Other topics concern legislation affecting victims and witnesses, victim program funding and cost-effectiveness, juvenile restitution, elderly victims, State victim compensation programs, and victim services.
Main Term(s): Victim compensation
Index Term(s): Elderly victims; Restitution; Victimology; Victims rights
Note: Public Administration Series: Bibliography #P 2208
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