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- 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...
- Elsevier Science 2008; 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Springer Publishing Company 2002; US$ 109.99
Based on the acclaimed professional certificate program, Advanced Institute on Victim Studies: Critical Analysis of Victim Assistance, this book identifies core content areas essential for practitioners working with crime victims. Recognizing the multidisciplined, multisystem field that encompasses victim assistance, the contributors present a solid... more...
- SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 46.00
'Focusing on key issues, themes and concepts within victimology, this edited collection provides an accessible and comprehensive critical analysis of crucial areas within victimisation. The main theories are related to, and integrated with, empirical research in an engaging style.' - Dr Anette Ballinger, Keele University 'This book achieves... more...