A stranger is someone who is unknown or foreign. Stranger violence occurs when an offender attacks a victim whom he or she does not know; someone who is not part of the family, not a friend or coworker, and not an acquaintance of any kind. Though generally less common than violence suffered at the hands of friends, family, and acquaintances, stranger violence enjoys a great deal more of our attention.
|Title of host publication||Forensic victimology: Examining violent crime victims in investigative and legal contexts|
|Editors||Brent Turvey, Wayne Petherick|
|Place of Publication||Amsterdam|
|Number of pages||28|
|Publication status||Published - 2009|