By Michelle L. Meloy,Susan L. Miller
In The Victimization of Women, Michelle Meloy and Susan Miller current a balanced and accomplished precis of the main major study at the victimizations, violence, and sufferer politics that disproportionately have an effect on ladies. They study the historical past of violence opposed to ladies, the encompassing debates, the felony reforms, the similar media and social-service responses, and the present technological know-how on intimate-partner violence, stalking, sexual harassment, sexual attack, and rape. They increase those victimization findings with unique study on ladies convicted of household battery and males convicted of sexual abuse and different sex-related offenses. In those new facts, the authors discover the unanticipated results linked to alterations to the legislation governing household violence and the more recent sorts of sex-offender laws. in accordance with qualitative facts regarding in-depth, offender-based interviews, and interpreting the conditions surrounding arrests, victimizations, and reports with the legal justice approach, The Victimization of ladies makes nice strides ahead in realizing and finally scuffling with violence opposed to women.