This is a second edition of the clasicc study of victims of major violent personal and property crimes including homicice, aggravated assault, robbery, rape, and burglary by criminologist/sociologist J.L. Barkas (a/k/a Jan Yager). This comprehensive and powerful book, with a new introduction as well as an updated bibliography and resource section, is based on scores of original interviews which took the author throughout the U.S. and Europe for research including meeting with the head of Scotland Yard. Victims is a searching book at who are the crime victims, how does the criminal justice system and society treat them, and what needs to be done.
©2014; 1978 J. L. Barkas (P)2014 Hannacroix Creek Books, Inc.