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- Wiley 2013; US$ 19.95
Every year, hundreds of thousands of women become victims of sexual violence in conflict zones around the world; in the Democratic Republic of Congo alone, approximately 1,100 rapes are reported each month. This book offers a comprehensive analysis of the causes, consequences and responses to sexual violence in contemporary armed conflict. It explores... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.50
The binary model of sexuality can be devastating and even fatal for people left outside the category of heterosexuality. Essentialist categories of sexuality and gender are often enforced by harassment and violence, as is clear in the case of violence directed against sexual minorities such as homosexual men. This book investigates why men launch... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
First published in 1989, this book focuses on the policing of male violence against women. It is an issue that has been criticised substantially in the past, and the book shows how even police themselves have sometimes admitted that women have received inadequate treatment. The book includes contributions from North America, Australia, and Western... more...
- Ch. Links Verlag 2013; US$ 17.27
Hauptbeschreibung Die rassistisch motivierten Verbrechen des Nationalsozialistischen Untergrunds (NSU) mit vermutlich zehn Morden und mehreren Bombenanschlägen offenbaren eine neue Dimension rechtsextremer Gewalt. Doch dies ist kein Einzelfall. Seit 1949 haben Rechtsextremisten immer wieder Terrorgruppen gebildet, die nach ähnlichem Muster agierten:... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2005; US$ 39.95
Dr Brian Williams lays bare the assumptions about victims and offenders that currently restrict efficient policy-making. He evaluates proposed solutions, including restorative justice and informal community justice, and draws on evidence and experiences from the UK and around the world to investigate which measures have proved effective. more...
- Zed Books 2005; US$ 36.95
The pressing need to analyse what is known about non-consensual sex among young people in developing countries is self-evident. Available evidence has been scattered and unrepresentative and has often given the misguided impression that non-consensual sex among young people is rare. This important volume presents a disturbing picture of non-consensual... more...
- Zed Books 2005; US$ 36.95
This book arises from the practical insights and experiences of individuals and organisations addressing so-called honour crimes in different geographic and social contexts, including honour killings and interference with the right to marry. Its purpose is to support human rights activists, policymakers and lawyers by explaining... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 70.00
How should the needs of victims of crime be met by the criminal justice system? Have the rights of victims been neglected in order to ensure that a defendant is brought to 'justice'? Who are the victims of crime and why are they targeted? This new book examines the theoretical arguments concerning victimization before examining who victims actually... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 105.00
McMillan provides the first detailed account of the women's anti-violence movement in Europe, from an international comparative perspective. Exploring how feminists have responded to violence in society, this study also examines how they have organized their response, their achievements and the factors that have facilitated their calls to change. more...