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Victims of crimes. Victimology

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  • 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...

  • Victimologyby Lorraine Wolhuter; Neil Olley; David Denham

    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...

  • Feminists Organising Against Gendered Violenceby Dr Lesley McMillan

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 110.00

    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$ 105.00

    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...

  • Handbook of Victims and Victimologyby Sandra Walklate

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 70.95

    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...

  • Violence Against Women in South Asian Communitiesby Aisha Gill; Ravi Thiara; Rowena Macaulay; Liz Kelly; Marzia Balzani

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2009; US$ 44.95

    This book explores the key theoretical and empirical issues involved in gendered violence, ethnicity and South Asian communities. The editors draw together leading researchers and practitioners to provide a critical reflection of contemporary debates and consider how these reflections can inform policy, research and practice. more...

  • Disability Hate Crimesby Mark Sherry

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 79.95

    Disability hate crimes are a global problem. They are often violent and hyper-aggressive, with life-changing effects on victims, and they send consistent messages of intolerance and bigotry. This ground-breaking book shows that disability hate crimes do exist, that they have unique characteristics which distinguish them from other hate crimes, and... more...

  • The Victimization of Womenby Michelle L. Meloy; Susan L. Miller

    Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 18.99

    In The Victimization of Women, Michelle L. Meloy and Susan L. Miller present a balanced and comprehensive summary of the most significant research on the victimizations, violence, and victim politics that disproportionately affect women. They examine the history of violence against women, the surrounding debates, the legal reforms, the related media... more...

  • Come with Daddyby Carolyn Harris Johnson

    The University of Western Australia Publishing 2005; US$ 14.99

    Familicide, murder-suicide of children and parent, trauma, mental and physical illness, social dysfunction, survivor accounts, history of violence and warning signs, troubled families, crime prevention more...