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Victims of crimes. Victimology

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  • Violence Against Womenby Holly Johnson; Natalia Ollus; Sami Nevala

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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$ 15.00

    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...

  • A Deafening Silenceby Professor Patrizia Romito

    Policy Press 2008; US$ 36.95

    This book analyses male violence against women and children, and the mechanisms society develops to push it out of sight. more...

  • Victim Assistanceby Thomas L. Underwood; Christine Edmunds

    Springer Publishing Company 2002; US$ 99.00

    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...

  • Researching Gender Violenceby Tina Skinner; Marianne Hester; Ellen Malos

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    In this edited collection leading authors in the field draw on their experience to address key methodological questions and challenges that have arisen from the recent proliferation of research projects and government funded initiatives on violence against women. Topics include: evaluation research and feminist methodology; using quantitative and qualitative... more...