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Victimology: Theory & Practice

This course explores the meaning of the concept "victim" through theoretical perspectives and case studies. Special attention is given to the examination of the development of victims' rights in Canada including an analysis of the Victim's Bill of Rights and the Privacy Commission. Students are also introduced to victim classifications, communities as victims, the link between victimization and offending, offender profiles and violence prevention strategies.