Forensic Victimology,
Edition 3 Examining Violent Crime Victims in Investigative and Legal Contexts
By Brent E. Turvey

Publication Date: 25 Jul 2023
Forensic Victimology: Examining Violent Crimes in Investigative and Legal Contexts, Third Edition introduces criminologists and criminal investigators to the idea of systematically gathering and examining victim information for the purposes of addressing investigative and forensic issues. The book continues the legacy of the first two editions with both theoretical and applied coverage of the subject of victimology. The specific applications discussed remain investigative and provide legal venues designed to assist investigators and forensic examiners with the task of performing victimological assessments. Sections delve into the areas of femicide and mass shootings, which are global problems that further emphasize related casework and research.

Key Features

  • Provides context and scope for both the investigative and forensic aspects of case examination and evidence interpretation
  • Approaches the study of victimology from a realistic standpoint, moving away from stereotypes and archetypes
  • Includes case examples to demonstrate the application of forensic victimology
About the author
By Brent E. Turvey, MS in Forensic Science and a PhD in Criminology and Forensic Scientist, Criminal Profiler, and Instructor with Forensic Solutions, LLC, and The Forensic Criminology Institute, USA
Table of Contents
1. Victimology: A Brief History with An Introduction to Forensic Victimology
2. Victimity: Entering the Criminal Justice System
3. Emergency Services: The 9-1-1 Response
4. Constructing a victim profile
5. Forensic Nursing: Approaching the Victim as a Crime Scene
6. Victim Lifestyle Exposure
7. Victim Situational Exposure
8. Psychological Aspects of Victimology
9. False Allegations of Crime
10. False Confessions of Crime
11. Intimate Violence
12. Workplace Violence
13. School Shootings
14. Stranger Violence
15. Premises Liability
16. Human Trafficking
17. Sex Offenders and Their Victims
18. Victimology at Trial
19. Wrongful Convictions: Victims of the Justice System
Book details
ISBN: 9780128217689
Page Count: 612
Illustrations : 35 color pages
Retail Price : £69.99
9780124080843; 9780128035337; 9780123821690
Forensic examiners, Forensic psychologists, Forensic nurses, Forensic investigators, Instructors and students in forensic science, legal and sociology/criminology programs