Forensic victimology

Ferguson, Claire, Petherick, Wayne, & Turvey, Brent (2010) Forensic victimology. In Petherick, Wayne, Turvey, Brent, & Ferguson, Claire (Eds.) Forensic Criminology. Elsevier, Burlington, Mass, pp. 219-237.

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Abstract

Forensic victimology is intended to serve the justice system by educating it. This area of study is aimed at helping to provide for informed investigations, to require scientific examinations of victim evidence to be presented in court, and to result in more informed legal outcomes. The purpose of this chapter is to provide a discussion regarding the nature and scope of forensic victimology, its investigative implications, and its impact on court proceedings. We will begin with a brief section outlining the more Traditional Victimology...

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ID Code: 82160
Item Type: Book Chapter
ISBN: 9780123750716
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > CRIMINOLOGY (160200) > Criminology not elsewhere classified (160299)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Justice
Deposited On: 04 Mar 2015 00:20
Last Modified: 10 Oct 2015 14:15

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