About the Author
Sandra Walklate is currently the Eleanor Rathbone Chair of Sociology at the University of Liverpool. She is internationally recognised for her work on victims and criminal victimisation and this is her third book that addresses those concerns. Her previous publications include; Victimology: The Victim and the Criminal Justice Process (1989), Critical Victimology (with R. Mawby, 1994); Understanding Criminology (2nd ed. 2003 Open University Press); Gender, Crime and Criminal Justice (2nd ed. 2004).