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Stalkers and Their Victims

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ISBN-10: 0521732417

ISBN-13: 9780521732413

Edition: 2nd 2009

Authors: Paul Mullen, Michele Path�, Rosemary Purcell, Paul E. Mullen, Michele Path�

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Description:

Stalking has emerged as a significant social problem which not only commands considerable public attention but is now, in many jurisdictions, a specific form of criminal offense. This new edition brings the reader completely up-to-date with the explosion in published research and clinical studies in the field, and covers new issues such as cyberstalking, stalking health professionals, stalking in the workplace, female stalkers, juvenile stalkers, stalking celebrities, evaluating risk in the stalking situation, as well as exploring changes to the legal status of the behavior. Illustrated with case studies throughout, this is the definitive guide and reference for anyone with professional,…    
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Book details

List price: $98.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/13/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 334
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Michele Path� is Director, Threat Management and Consultant Psychiatrist at the Victorian Institute of Forensic Mental Health and Honororary Senior Lecturer at Monash University, Victoria, Australia.

Rosemary Purcell is Forensic Psychologist and Senior Research Fellow at the University of Melbourne, Australia.

Preface
Acknowledgements
Stalking: a problem behaviour
Stalking as a social construction and social reality
The epidemiology of stalking
The victims of stalkers
Stalking typologies and classifications
The rejected stalker and the resentful stalker
The intimacy seeker and the incompetent suitor
The erotomanias and the morbid infatuations
The predatory stalker
Stalking among juveniles
Female stalkers
Same-gender stalking
Cyberstalking
Stalking by proxy
The law as the stalker's agent
Stalking in the workplace
Stalking of health professionals
Stalking celebrities and other public figures
False victims of stalking
Evaluating and managing risk in the stalking situation
The therapeutic approach to the stalker
Reducing the impact of stalking on victims
Defining and prosecuting the offence of stalking
Victim services
References
Index