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Victims of crimes. Victimology

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  • Forensic Victimologyby Brent E. Turvey; Wayne Petherick

    Elsevier Science 2010; 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...

  • 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...

  • Inventing Fear of Crimeby Murray Lee

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95

    Over the past four decades the fear of crime has become an increasingly significant concern for criminologists, victimologists, policy makers, politicians, police, the media and the general public. For many practitioners reducing fear of crime has become almost as important an issue as reducing crime itself. The identification of fear of crime as... more...

  • Safeguarding Adultsby Suzan Collins

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2009; US$ 27.95

    Working in residential or domiciliary settings involves a continuing process of learning. Every day, social care workers face challenges that force them to think about what they do and how they do it. This is an interactive workbook providing social care workers with guidance on how to improve your knowledge through training and development. more...

  • Countering Gender Violenceby Kanchan Mathur

    SAGE India 2004; US$ 71.95

    Violence constitutes a major form of oppressing women. Rooted in the practical experiences of rural Indian women, Countering Gender Violence explores those facets of social, cultural and economic life that otherwise appear to have little bearing on gender violence and hence are rarely examined. This book studies the phenomenon of violence which, while... more...

  • Tremors of Violenceby Rowena Robinson

    SAGE India 2005; US$ 35.95

    This book is an ethnographic study of Muslim survivors of ethnic strife in Mumbai and two major cities of Gujarat. Based on narratives of and interviews with Muslim men and women, it tries to understand the world and worldviews of those who have seen and lived through one or several violent confrontations and episodes in their lives. Through engagements... more...

  • Fleecing Grandma and Grandpa: Protecting against Scams, Cons, and Fraudsby Betty Alt; Sandra Wells

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 43.00

    Falling for a scam or con is humiliating for anyone, and can have terrible consequences. But for the elderly, being the victim of fraud can be disastrous, and they are the most common and vulnerable targets of everyday scams, cons, and frauds. From identity theft to gambling scams, from power of attorney issues to pyramid schemes, there is no dearth... more...

  • The Praeger Handbook of Victimologyby Janet Wilson

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 55.00

    This work is the first interdisciplinary compilation of entries related to the crime victim to encompass the breadth of the 70-year-old discipline of victimology. more...