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- Real African Publishers 2013; US$ 32.99
Breaking open a fascinating new dialogue on the situation in occupied Palestinian territories, this personal account presents a South African perspective that is complemented by striking color photographs. Author and photographer Mats Svensson began work in Jerusalem with Swedish development assistance and quickly realized that the world he had wandered... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 28.99
Forsaken Females describes the varied types of brutalization women experience through the life course, as well as historical and theoretical perspectives of global violence against women. The book illuminates the diverse ideologies and cultural conditions that condone and perpetuate the brutality that victimizes women. The discussion is structured... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 75.00
Crimes motivated by prejudice date to the beginning of human history. Despite legislation addressing bias-driven offenses hate crimes continue to plague modern American society. Beginning with the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1968 six days later, this chronology catalogs hate crimes and the... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 20.94
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$ 27.23
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...