This book brings selected scholarly work from victimologists across the globe. The authors address the pressing problems of victimization of different groups of people, ranging from victimization through sexual crimes to victimization as a result of racial discrimination. This book provides an insight into the way the authors reflect and strive for better victim assistance laws globally. The collection is a representation of work that explores victims’ rights and emphasizes on the need to pay greater attention to the victims’ rights and not just the rights of the perpetrators.
Professor Dr. Gerd Ferdinand Kirchhoff is a Professor of Victimology at O. P. Jindal Global University and Senior Fellow at Jindal Institute of Behavioural Sciences. He is the Former President, Secretary General and Treasurer of the World Society of Victimology and a Former Professor of Victimology at Tokiwa University, Japan.
Dr. Manjushree Palit is an Assistant Professor at O. P. Jindal Global University, Deputy Director of Jindal Institute of Behavioural Sciences and the Deputy Director of the Centre for Victimology and Psychological Studies.
Professor Dr. Sanjeev Purshotam Sahni is the Principal Director of Jindal Institute of Behavioural Sciences, the Director of Centre of Victimology and Psychological Studies and a member of the Governing Body and Advisor to the Vice Chancellor at the O. P. Jindal Global University.