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Victims of crimes. Victimology

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  • Female and Armedby Lynne Finch

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 14.99

    In Female and Armed Lynne Finch offers an information-packed follow-up to her first book, Taking Your First Shot . Based on questions and requests from readers, this book addresses more advanced techniques for personal defense as well as range drills to help readers practice and hone those skills. It?s important to know how to defend yourself,... more...

  • Honour-Based Violenceby Dr Aisha K Gill; Dr Nazand Begikhani; Professor Gill Hague

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    ?Honour'-based violence is a form of intimate violence committed against women (and some men) by husbands, fathers, brothers and male relatives. A very common social phenomenon, it has existed throughout history and in a wide variety of societies across the world, from white European to African cultures, from South and East Asia to Latin America.... more...

  • Young People's Understandings of Men's Violence Against Womenby Dr Nancy Lombard

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    Globally, nationally and locally men?s violence against women is an endemic social problem and an enduring human rights issue. Unlike men who are most likely to be victims of stranger assaults and violence, official data shows that women are most likely to be attacked, beaten, raped and killed by men known to them - either partners or family members.... more...

  • After Port Arthurby Carol Altmann

    Allen & Unwin 2006; US$ 29.95

    A decade on, journalist Carol Altmann looks at how the people, the place, the killer, and the whole country has changed since the horrific massacre at one of Australia's most infamous historic landmarks. more...

  • Voilence against Women in Globalising Asiaby Sunita Banerjee

    Swastik Publishers & Distributors 2009; US$ 40.00

    Violence against Women is a violation of women's human rights and a priority public Health issue. It is endemic worldwide. While much has been written about it in industrialized societies, there has been relatively Little attention given to such violence in Asian societies.This book sheds light on the real Experiences of women in different societies,... more...

  • Safeguarding Adults in Social Workby Dr Andy Mantell; Mr Terry Scragg

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 37.95

    Safeguarding adults has a long history of neglect and scandal, but it is finally starting to gain the recognition it deserves. This book helps students and practitioners to understand this evolving field and to identify ways in which they can develop their own good practice. The first part of the book explores the evolution of concepts and... more...

  • Ehrenmord in Deutschlandby Anna C Cöster

    Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 19.08

    Hauptbeschreibung Fememorde haben seit der Ermordung Hatun Sürücüs 2005 in Berlin wiederholt Entsetzen ausgelöst. Weltweit rechnen die Vereinten Nationen mit 5000 Todes-opfern jährlich. Zu derartigen Exzessen kommt es auch in westlichen Ländern, jedoch weniger häufig als gedacht. Von 55 Opfern in acht Jahren spricht das BKA. Aber ist jeder dieser... more...

  • Putting Fear of Crime on the Mapby Bruce J. Doran; Melissa B. Burgess

    Springer 2011; US$ 149.00

    Since first emerging as an issue of concern in the late 1960s, fear of crime has become one of the most researched topics in contemporary criminology and receives considerable attention in a range of other disciplines including social ecology, social psychology and geography. Researchers looking the subject have consistently uncovered alarming characteristics,... more...

  • Victims and Policy-Makingby Matthew Hall

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    Victims of crime are now the subjects of intense policy attention and reform across most developed nations, whilst also receiving sustained attention at the highest levels of the United Nations, the Council of Europe, and many other transnational organizations. Such moves have been fostered by the continued development of the international victims'... more...

  • Beyond Evilby Nathan Yates

    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...