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    The criminal victimization of immigrants

    McDonald, William F. (William Frank), 1943-
    Cham : Palgrave Macmillan
    2018
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    Titre: The criminal victimization of immigrants / William F. McDonald
    Auteur: McDonald, William F. (William Frank), 1943-
    Editeur: Cham : Palgrave Macmillan
    Date: 2018
    Collation: 135 p. : ill.
    Collection: Palgrave pivot
    Palgrave studies in victims and victimology
    Documents dans cette collection: Palgrave pivot - Palgrave studies in victims and victimology
    Sujet LCSH: Alien criminals - Criminal justice, Administration of - Criminology - Emigration and immigration - Immigrants -- Crimes against
    Contient: The immigrant as victim: the minimal research -- Theories of criminal victimization -- The criminal victimization of immigrants: a meta survey -- Exploiting immigrant vulnerability -- Anti-immigrant hate crime -- Domestic violence/intimate partner violence/wife battering -- The global prohibition regime against trafficking in persons: understanding the limited results -- Conclusions
    Description: This book offers a comprehensive examination of the many forms of victimization of immigrants, including trafficking in persons for sexual exploitation and forced labor ; assaulting, robbing and raping ; refusing to pay wages ; renting illegal living space that violates health codes ; and domestic abuse both in general, and in particular, of mail-order brides. McDonald examines a broad range of quantitative and qualitative data from historical and international sources including the USA, Canada, Mexico, Britain, Australia, France, Germany, Italy, Sweden, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Austria, Poland, and Spain. He writes with a view to correcting myths about the relationship between immigrants and crime, noting that immigrants are more likely to become victims than offenders. The book outlines the multiple forms and contexts in which immigrants are victimized, exploited, and harmed. Reviewing micro- and macro-level victimological and sociological theories as they apply to patterns and forms of immigrants' victimization, this study ultimately seeks to understand reasons for which immigrants are victimized by their own kind, and by persons outside their community.-- Provided by publisher
    Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 109-126) and index
    Classification: neu-sfm Human smuggling
    neu-sfm Criminal behaviour
    neu-sfm Domestic violence
    neu-sfm Trafficking of women
    neu-sfm Victimization
    neu-sfm Sexual violence
    neu-sfm Irregular migration
    Identifiant: 3319690612 (ISBN); 9783319690612 (ISBN)
    No RERO: R008805058
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