Journal Article

The Treatment of Victims in England and Wales

Paul Rock

in Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice

Volume 2, issue 1, pages 110-119
Published in print January 2008 | ISSN: 1752-4512
Published online January 2008 | e-ISSN: 1752-4520 | DOI:
The Treatment of Victims in England and Wales

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This article examines the discredited attributes of the public persona of the victim of serious crime. The author considers the construction of the victim and the victim's role within the trial process, looking at arguments which claim that the role of the victim is consider to inject emotionality into the conflicts leading up to and culminating in the criminal trial.

Journal Article.  5887 words. 

Subjects: Policing

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