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- Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 21.29
Hauptbeschreibung Fememorde haben seit der Ermordung Hatun Sürücüs 2005 in Berlin wiederholt Entsetzen ausgelöst. Weltweit rechnen die Vereinten Nationen mit 5000 Todes-opfern jährlich. Zu derartigen Exzessen kommt es auch in westlichen Ländern, jedoch weniger häufig als gedacht. Von 55 Opfern in acht Jahren spricht das BKA. Aber ist jeder dieser... more...
- Richard Boorberg Verlag 2011; US$ 27.69
Hauptbeschreibung Im Mittelpunkt der Arbeit steht das Phänomen »Weiße-Kittel-Kriminalität«. Darunter versteht man die Summe aller strafrechtlich relevanten Taten, die durch Leistungserbringer des Gesundheitswesens begangen werden: z.B. Abrechnungsbetrug, Untreue oder Korruptionsdelikte. more...
- 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...
- Springer 2006; US$ 269.00
Documenting the Victim-Offender Mediation with youth offenders in 15 European nations, this book provides a review of the theory and practice, and a critical discussion of problems and benefits to guide policy decisions and applications. The common format used in each chapter facilitates comparison across countries. more...
- 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...
- Rutgers University Press 2007; US$ 72.00
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...
- 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...
- Springer 2007; US$ 129.00
A comparative survey which interviews random samples of women about their experiences with male violence. It offers long-range proposals, from promoting gender equality and improving service delivery to victims to improved prevention, monitoring and evaluation. more...
- 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...
- 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...