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Victims of crimes. Victimology

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  • Victim-Offender Mediation with Youth Offenders in Europeby Anna Mestitz; Simona Ghetti

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 269.00

    Up to date review of current theory and practice of victim-offender mediation with juvenile offenders The common format used to write each chapter facilitates comparison across countries Critical discussion of problems and benefits can help guide future policy decisions and applications more...

  • Encyclopedia of Victimology and Crime Preventionby Bonnie S. (Sue) Fisher; Steven P. Lab

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 410.00

    "...The bulk of each entry discusses the crime within the context of its victims and its possible prevention. In addition, there are essays covering different theories of crime and violence as well as those focused on methodologies including a number of victimization scales and surveys.... In short, these two volumes provide readers a well-balanced... more...

  • The Global Victimization of Childrenby Clayton A. Hartjen; S. Priyadarsini

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 169.00

    ?Provides a comprehensive overview of the eight main categories of child victimization Recommends ways to ameliorate and prevent youth victimization Covers child endangerment with a global outlook more...

  • Sexual Violence and Armed Conflictby Janie L. Leatherman

    Wiley 2013; US$ 64.95

    Janie L. Leatherman is Director of International Studies and Professor of Politics at Fairfield University. more...

  • Victims of Crime and Community Justiceby Brian Williams

    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...

  • Sex Without Consentby Shireen J. Jejeebhoy; Iqbal Shah; Shyam Thapa

    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...

  • Honourby Lynn Welchman; Sara Hossain

    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...

  • Feminists Organising Against Gendered Violenceby Dr Lesley McMillan

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 115.00

    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...

  • Rethinking Trafficking in Womenby Claudia Aradau

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 110.00

    What should be done about trafficking in women? Aradau shows that the problematization of trafficking as a security issue limits what can be done. Exploring the complex relationship between security, politics and subjectivity, this book suggests new forms of action which transcend security practices. more...

  • Dowry Murderby Veena Talwar Oldenburg

    Oxford University Press, USA 2002; US$ 33.68

    The Hindu custom of dowry has long been blamed for the murder of wives and female infants in India. In this highly provocative book, Veena Oldenburg argues that these killings are neither about dowry nor reflective of an Indian culture or caste system that encourages violence against women. Rather, such killings can be traced directly to the influences... more...