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This week’s required readings discussed crime victims’ participation in the criminal justice system and their legal rights and remedies. Evaluate empirical data regarding crime victims by creating an annotated bibliography of three scholarly articles on victimology. Each source on the annotated bibliography must have its own explanatory paragraph (annotation).

Each of the annotations must

  • Provide the reader with the complete APA reference entry.
  • Explain who conducted the research.
  • Specify the methods used to conduct the research.
  • Describe the target population in the research.
  • Summarize the findings of the research.
  • Explain the contributions of the research.

Visit the Writing Center for a Sample Annotated Bibliography (Links to an external site.).

The Victimology Annotated Bibliography

  • Must be three double-spaced pages in length (excluding title and references pages) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Writing Center (Links to an external site.).
  • Must include a separate title page with the following:
    • Title of paper
    • Student’s name
    • Course name and number
    • Instructor’s name
    • Date submitted
  • Must use at least three scholarly sources in addition to the course text.
  • Must document all sources in APA style as outlined in the Writing Center.

Resources:

 

Daigle, L. E. (2017). Victimology: A text/reader (2nd ed.). Retrieved from https://content.ashford.edu/

  • Section III: Consequences of Victimization (pp. 66-77)
  • Section V: Victims’ Rights and Remedies (pp. 133-147)

Erez, E., & Roberts, J. (2013). Victim participation in the criminal justice system. In R. C. Davis, A. J. Lurigio, & S. Herman (Eds.), Victims of crime (pp. 251-270). Retrieved from https://content.ashford.edu/

  • This is Chapter 11 in this primary course text.

Howley, S., & Dorris, C. F. (2013). Legal rights for crime victims in the criminal justice system. In R. C. Davis, A. J. Lurigio, & S. Herman (Eds.), Victims of crime (pp. 271-292). Retrieved from https://content.ashford.edu/

  • This is Chapter 12 in this primary course text.

 

Text

Daigle, L. E. (2017). Victimology: A text/reader (2nd ed.). Retrieved from https://content.ashford.edu/

  • Section III: Consequences of Victimization (pp. 79-96)
  • Section V: Victims’ Rights and Remedies (pp. 150-169
    • This course text content may assist you in preparing your discussion posts and written assignment this week.

Article

De Mesmaecker, V. (2010). Building social support for restorative justice through the media: Is taking the victim perspective the most appropriate strategy? Contemporary Justice Review, 13(3), 239-267. doi:10.1080/10282580.2010.498225

  • The full-text version of this article can be accessed through the EBSCOhost database in the University of Arizona Global Campus Library. This article discusses the implications of addressing the needs of crime victims when using restorative justice principles and may assist you in developing your discussion posts and written assignment this week by providing a discussion on the nuanced elements of the victim perspective.

Multimedia

The Victim Services Network. (2010, February 22). A brief history of the victims’ rights movement Part II.wmv (Links to an external site.) [Video file]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zyQi50Y0L6s

  • This video provides a historical account of the Victims’ Rights Movement. The video is 6 minutes and 18 seconds long. This video may assist you this week in understanding the evolution of victimology.