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Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-265) and index.
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1. Victims on the world stage Introduction Victimology and victims of crime: an international movement? 2. Defining victims The expanding scope of victimhood Defining victimhood: some broad conclusions 3. Victims and international organizations The United Nations The Council of Europe The European Union Other international organizations Discussion 4. Victims in domestic policy making: examining the policy network Policy theory, policy networks, and issues of generalization Aspects of the transnational and international policy network impacting on victim reform Victims of crime: a transnational and international policy network 5. Theorizing victims' rights Theorizing victims' rights The formal rights of victims within national jurisdictions The 'normalization' of victims' rights 6. Compensation, restitution and restorative justice State compensation schemes Restitution Restorative justice Compensating victims? 7. Victims in policy making: a comparative perspective Societal changes: the macro perspective The influence of policy networks A globalization of victim policies? Victim support as a principle of international law? Conclusion.