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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Dirty Deeds: Justice Prevailsby Paul Anderson

    Hardie Grant Books 2012; US$ 9.99

    An inside account of some of Australia’s 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...

  • Campus Crimeby Bonnie S. Fisher; John J. Sloan

    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...