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Victims of crimes. Victimology

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  • 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$ 22.68

    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...

  • Human Insecurityby David Roberts

    Zed Books 2007; US$ 31.95

    Human Insecurity is concerned with our refusal to confront the millions of avoidable deaths of women and children each year. The book argues that such deaths are caused by the man-made structures of neoliberalism and 'andrarchy' and argues that the debate on human security can be reinvigorated by looking at the unarmed, civilian role in causing... 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...

  • Good Practice in Safeguarding Adultsby Alison Bowes; Seena Fazel; Gary Fitzgerald; Ghizala Avan; Sherry Bien Macintosh; Jackie Parker; Arwel Owen; Jamieson Mornington; Marilyn Mornington; Jacki Pritchard; Lucy Naven; Deborah Kitson; Simon Leslie; Adrian Hayes; Adrian Hughes; Peter Sadler

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2008; US$ 39.95

    Good Practice in Safeguarding Adults provides an up to date and topical overview of developments in policy, guidance, legislation and practice in the area of adult protection. The book aims to broaden thinking about adult abuse, assesses alternative models of practice such as criminal justice and welfare, and covers groups who may be overlooked. more...

  • Gender, Violence and Securityby Laura J. Shepherd

    Zed Books 2008; US$ 34.95

    In this highly original poststructural feminist critique, the author maps the discursive terrains of institutions, both NGOs and the UN, which formulate and implement resolutions and guides of practice that affect gender issues in the context of international policy practices. more...

  • Sex, Violence and Crimeby Adrian Howe

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 67.95

    What happens when you sex violent crimes? More specifically, what happens when you make men?s violence against women the subject of a conversation or the focus of scholarly attention? The short answer is: all hell breaks loose. Adrian Howe explores some of the ways in which this persistent and pervasive form of violence has been named and unnamed... more...

  • Forensic Victimologyby Brent E. Turvey; Wayne Petherick

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 65.95

    This new textbook provides students with the basic principles and practice standards of forensic victimology--the scientific study of victims for the purposes of addressing investigative and forensic issues. It provides case-based coverage with original insights into the role that victimology plays in the justice system, moving beyond the traditional... more...

  • Violence Against Womenby Douglas A. Brownridge

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 49.95

    Violence Against Women: Vulnerable Populations investigates under-researched and underserved groups of women who are particularly vulnerable to violent victimization from an intimate male partner. In the past, there has been an understandable reluctance to address this issue to avoid stereotyping vulnerable groups of women. However, developments... more...

  • A Memory, a Monologue, a Rant, and a Prayerby Eve Ensler

    Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00

    Selections from the ?Until the Violence Stops? Festival Featuring writings by Abiola Abrams ? Edward Albee ? Tariq Ali ? Maya Angelou ? Periel Aschenbrand ? Patricia Bosworth ? Nicole Burdette ? Kate Clinton ? Kimberle Crenshaw ? Michael Cunningham ? Edwidge Danticat ? Ariel Dorfman ? Mollie Doyle ? Slavenka Drakulic ? Michael Eric Dyson ? Dave Eggers... more...