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- 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...
- Rutgers University Press 2007; US$ 29.95
When South Asians immigrated to the United States in great numbers in the 1970s, they were passionately driven to achieve economic stability and socialize the next generation to retain the traditions of their home culture. During these years, the immigrant community went to great lengths to project an impeccable public image by denying the existence... more...
- 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...
- Springer New York 2007; Not Available
In December 2006, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution on ?intensi?cation of efforts to eliminate all forms of violence against women? (A/RES/61/143). This resolution followed the launch of the Secretary-General?s in-depth study on violence against women in October 2006 (A/61/122/Add.1 and Corr.1), and is the ?rst-ever comprehensive... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 73.95
How should the needs of victims of crime be met by the criminal justice system? Have the rights of victims been neglected in order to ensure that a defendant is brought to 'justice'? Who are the victims of crime and why are they targeted? This new book examines the theoretical arguments concerning victimization before examining who victims actually... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2002; US$ 33.68 US$ 28.96
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 74.95
The study of criminal victimisation has developed to the stage where by victimology is now regarded as a central component to the study of crime and criminology. This focus of concern has been matched by the growth and development of support services for the victim of crime alongside increasing political concern with similar issues. The central... more...