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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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
Why is fear of crime so rife in society today? The government and media have ploughed money and resources into surveys and initiatives to find out. As a concept, 'fear of crime' has produced considerable academic debate, and this book brings together a collection of new and cutting edge articles from key scholars in criminology which question the orthodoxy... 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...
- 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...
- 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...