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Victims of crimes. Victimology

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  • Victims and Restorative Justiceby Inge Vanfraechem; Daniela Bolívar Fernández; Ivo Aertsen

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Restorative justice aims to address the consequences of crime by encouraging victims and offenders to communicate and discuss the harm caused by the crime that has been committed. In the majority of cases, restorative justice is facilitated by direct and indirect dialogue between victims and offenders, but it also includes support networks and sometimes... more...

  • Female and Armedby Lynne Finch

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 14.99

    In Female and Armed Lynne Finch offers an information-packed follow-up to her first book, Taking Your First Shot . Based on questions and requests from readers, this book addresses more advanced techniques for personal defense as well as range drills to help readers practice and hone those skills. It?s important to know how to defend yourself,... more...

  • Victimsby Ross McGarry; Sandra Walklate

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 48.95

    The study of victims of crime is a central concern for criminologists around the world. In recent years, some victimologists have become increasingly engaged in positivist debates on the differences between victims and non-victims, how these differences can be measured and what could be done to improve the victims' experience of the criminal justice... more...

  • Victims in the War on Crimeby Markus Dirk Dubber

    NYU Press 2006; US$ 28.00

    The first book to provide a critical analysis of the role of victims in the criminal justice system as a whole. It also breaks new ground in focusing not only on the victims of crime, but also on those of the war on victimless crime. 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...

  • In the Name of Honorby Mukhtar Mai; Marie-Therese Cuny; Nicholas D. Kristof; Linda Coverdale

    Atria Books 2006; US$ 13.99

    In June 2002, journalists throughout the world began to hear of the gang rape of a Pakistani woman from the impoverished village of Meerwala. The rape was ordered by a local clan known as the Mastoi and was arranged as punishment for indiscretions allegedly committed by the woman's brother. While certainly not the first account of a female body being... more...

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

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 269.00

    European Union member states are requested by the EU Council to adapt their legislation to promote Victim-Offender Mediation by March 2006 (Framework Decision of March 15, 2001, arts. 10, 17). Are European countries ready to meet this requirement? Can those European countries currently falling short of VOM programmes be assisted in initiating them?... more...

  • Imagining The Victim Of Crimeby Sandra Walklate

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 46.00

    Situates the contemporary preoccupation with criminal victimisation within the broader socio-cultural changes. This book addresses not only the policy possibilities that have been generated as a consequence of those changes but also concerns itself with the ability of victimology to help make sense of this change. more...

  • Bondi Badlandsby Greg Callaghan

    Allen & Unwin 2007; US$ 14.63

    A grittily compelling look at a series of brutal murders that took place in Sydney's eastern beachside suburbs in the 1980s - this is the extraordinary story of the crimes, the victims, the gangs and the policeman who refused to close the case. more...

  • Fear of Crimeby Murray Lee; Stephen Farrall

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 65.95

    An attention to the 'fear of crime' has found its way into governmental interventions in crime prevention and into popular discourse with many newspapers, local government and the like conducting their own fear of crime surveys. As a concept, 'fear of crime' has also produced considerable academic debate since it entered the criminological vocabulary... more...