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Victims of crimes. Victimology

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  • Handbook of Victims and Victimologyby Sandra Walklate

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 70.95

    This book brings together leading scholars to produce an authoritative handbook on victims and victimology that gives due consideration to these developments.It is fundamental reading for students and academics studying victims and victimology and an essential reference tool for those working within the victim support environment. 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Are You Okay?by Pete Wallis

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2010; US$ 26.95

    Are You Okay deals with these issues that many adults may face when trying to help a young person in their care in the aftermath of a crime. It provides detailed information on the different types of crime from assault and hate crime to cyberbullying and sexual abuse, and explores how they may affect the young person in different ways. more...

  • Gender and Violence in the Middle Eastby Moha Ennaji; Fatima Sadiqi

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 53.95

    This book examines the issue of gender and violence in the Middle East and North Africa. Drawing on case studies across the region, the authors examine the historical, cultural, religious, social, legal and political factors affecting the issue. more...

  • Gender Violenceby Sally Engle Merry

    Wiley 2011; US$ 38.95

    Taking an anthropological perspective, this comprehensive book offers a highly readable and concise overview of what constitutes gender violence, its social context, and important directions in intervention and reform. Uses stories, personal accounts, case studies and a global perspective to provide a vivid and engaging portrait of forms of violence... more...

  • Honor Killings in the Twenty-First Centuryby Nicole Pope

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 32.00

    Thousands of women are murdered every year by close relatives for allegedly violating an unwritten social code or rebelling against the patriarchal order. The book examines the roots and evolution of honor-based violence, as well as the ongoing struggle to eradicate it worldwide. more...

  • Pamela's Warby Cherryl Vines

    The History Press 2012; US$ 11.65

    It is the third of September 1939. It is just after half past eleven in the morning. I am fifteen years and sixteen days old. The radiogram at my home, the Woodman Hotel in Clent, has just been switched off, the silence resonates around the room, and a deathly hush has fallen. The Prime Minister, Neville Chamberlain, has declared that, despite the... more...