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- Dundurn 2013; US$ 19.99
Desperate, Hermann Beier of Alliston, Ontario, turned to bank robbery in the early 1990s to pay his mounting bills and ended up being pursued in what became at the time the longest police chase in Canadian history. Gunned down in a hail of bullets, Beier lived to tell the tale and gain a chance to restart his life. more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 29.95
In 1946, years before the phrase "serial murder" was coined, a masked killer terrorized the town of Texarkana on the Texas-Arkansas border. Striking five times within a ten-week period, always at night, the prowler claimed six lives and left three other victims wounded. Survivors told police that their assailant was a man, but could supply... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 23.95
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.50
This book brings together chapters by academics, researchers and practitioners to analyse how crimes such as sex work, domestic violence and rape and sexual assault have risen up the Government agenda in recent years. For example, the 'Paying the Price' consultation exercise on sex work in 2004, and recent legislation around sex crimes, including... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95
Public policy responses to child sexual abuse are dominated by interventions designed to take effect only after offenders have already begun offending, and after children have already been sexually abused. Comparatively little attention has been given to alternative prevention strategies ? particularly to those aimed at preventing sexual abuse before... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
This book is about the surprisingly neglected area of the regulation of sex. It describes and discusses the ways in which various sexual activities are controlled, regulated and made illegal and/or deviant and illicit. Its primary focus is upon the multiple and complex social controls (laws, statutory regulations, professional/occupational codes, normative... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95
This volume provides the first rigorous assessment of the research relating to the disclosure of childhood sexual abuse, along with the practical and policy implications of the findings. Leading researchers and practitioners from diverse and international backgrounds offer critical commentary on these previously unpublished findings gathered from both... more...
- Zed Books 2013; US$ 39.95
In this provocative but much-needed book, Eriksson Baaz and Stern challenge the dominant understandings of sexual violence in conflict and post-conflict settings. Based on original fieldwork in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, as well as research material from other conflict zones, the book challenges the recent prominence given to sexual violence,... more...