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- John Blake 2005; US$ 5.99
The horrific murders of Holly Wells and Jessica Chapman shocked and sickened the nation, and the man found guilty of their murders is now one of the most reviled men in the country. As if his crime was not dreadful enough, he has recently admitted that he lied under oath about the circumstances of one of the murders. This in-depth book is written... more...
- Hardie Grant Books 2012; US$ 9.99
An inside account of some of Australias most gruesome and recent crime cases. Go inside a maximum security jail unit to learn why feared prisoner Matthew Charles Johnson murdered drug boss Carl Williams in the most brutal way possible. Question how a two-time killer was allowed the freedom to murder his third innocent victim, dismembering her... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2013; US$ 54.95
This third edition underscores that interest in the legal, social, and policy contexts of campus crime has not waned. Among the purposes of this new edition is the desire to share with readers the advancements that have occurred in understanding campus crime, especially the dynamics of college student victimization, and efforts to effectively address... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 27.95
Those who have never experienced an abusive or violent relationship often believe that upon finding a way out, victims? difficulties are solved: their life is good, they are safe, and recovery will be swift. However, survivors know that leaving is not the end of the nightmare -- it is the beginning of an often difficult and challenging journey toward... more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2002; US$ 45.00
Presents theoretical and empirical research on criminal victimization. The first part of the text challenges stereotypical conceptions of victimization, focusing on non-traditional victims of crime. The second part considers criminal justice responses to victimization. more...
- Atria Books 2006; US$ 13.99
In June 2002, journalists throughout the world began to hear of the gang rape of a Pakistani woman from the impoverished village of Meerwala. The rape was ordered by a local clan known as the Mastoi and was arranged as punishment for indiscretions allegedly committed by the woman's brother. While certainly not the first account of a female body being... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 199.99
Documenting the Victim-Offender Mediation with youth offenders in 15 European nations, this book provides a review of the theory and practice, and a critical discussion of problems and benefits to guide policy decisions and applications. The common format used in each chapter facilitates comparison across countries. more...
- Allen & Unwin 2007; US$ 22.68
A grittily compelling look at a series of brutal murders that took place in Sydney's eastern beachside suburbs in the 1980s - this is the extraordinary story of the crimes, the victims, the gangs and the policeman who refused to close the case. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 221.00
Situates the contemporary preoccupation with criminal victimisation within the broader socio-cultural changes. This book addresses not only the policy possibilities that have been generated as a consequence of those changes but also concerns itself with the ability of victimology to help make sense of this change. more...
- Rutgers University Press 2007; US$ 21.00
When South Asians immigrated to the United States in the 1970s, they were passionately driven to achieve economic stability and socialize the next generation to retain the traditions of their home culture. The immigrant community went to great lengths to project an impeccable public image by denying the existence of social problems such as domestic... more...