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Perspectives on Stalking: Victims, Perpetrators, and by Roland D. Maiuro PhD,Roland D., PhD Maiuro

By Roland D. Maiuro PhD,Roland D., PhD Maiuro

Each 12 months an envisioned 3.4 million women and men turn into sufferers of stalking. whereas a guy in a black coat following a woman in a gloomy alley is the media’s stereotypical portrayal of stalking, there's really quite a lot of habit that may be outlined as such. Stalking—characterized by way of harassment, repeated calling, sending beside the point letters or presents, flawed use of social media, war of words, and different undesirable behaviors—is a global challenge that's at the upward push, specifically the prevalence and incidence of cyberstalking. This publication offers a suite of well known articles released within the peer-reviewed magazine Violence and Victims, written by means of specialists on stalking from quite a few social technological know-how disciplines. Authors current study regarding stalking sufferers and perpetrators, cyberstalking, tips on how to establish stalking, and stalking in numerous settings with a spotlight on university campuses.

College scholars, a lot of whom are quite new to intimate relationships, are in particular vulnerable to turning into stalked or perpetrating stalking. a number of articles during this assortment deal with stalking in the university inhabitants, together with an empirical examine of stalking victimization in women and men and a dialogue of coping suggestions at a Finnish college. Authors research various perceptions and attitudes towards stalking on campus, and talk about the best way to draw the road among courtship habit and stalking. character attributes of stalkers comprise, in accordance with one learn, much less social competence and a better tendency to demonstrate borderline behaviors. reviews additionally deal with the connection among stalking and gender, the stalking reports of battered girls, and the becoming occurrence of cyberstalking. This booklet will supply an outstanding study beginning towards knowing and controlling stalking behaviors, which could in all likelihood bring about extra critical abuse.

Key Features:

  • Disseminates the main acclaimed study articles on stalking from the peer-reviewed magazine Victims and Violence
  • Authored through famous stalking specialists from various social technology disciplines
  • Explores stalking in several settings together with collage campuses
  • offers learn on perpetrators and sufferers of stalking
  • Examines cyberstalking

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