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Victims of crimes. Victimology

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  • Media Circusby Kim Goldman; Tatsha Robertson

    BenBella Books, Inc. 2015; US$ 24.95

    Imagine losing a loved one in the public eye. A media frenzy ensues and spreads your family name through the news. Reporters ambush you, and across the country, strangers gossip about your personal loss. Welcome to the circus. No one understands better than Kim Goldman the complex emotions of individuals suffering a personal tragedy under the... more...

  • Violence and Gender in the Globalized Worldby Dr V.G. Julie Rajan; Professor Sanja Bahun; Professor Robert Holton

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    Violence and Gender in the Globalized World expands the critical picture of gender and violence in the age of globalization by introducing a variety of uncommonly discussed geo-political sites and dynamics. The volume hosts methodologically and disciplinarily diverse contributions from around the world, discussing various contexts including Chechnya,... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Foul Deeds & Suspicious Deaths in Cumbriaby Nicholas Corder

    Wharncliffe 2008; US$ 8.99

    The criminal cases vividly described by Nicholas Corder in this gripping book take the reader on a journey into the dark secret side of Cumbria's long history. The hills, villages and market towns of this famous landscape have been the setting for a series of horrific, bloody, sometimes bizarre incidents over the centuries. From crimes of brutal... more...

  • Forsaken Femalesby Andrea Parrot; Nina Cummings

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 31.99

    Forsaken Females describes the varied types of brutalization women experience through the life course, as well as historical and theoretical perspectives of global violence against women. The book illuminates the diverse ideologies and cultural conditions that condone and perpetuate the brutality that victimizes women. The discussion is structured... more...