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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 64.00
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...
- ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 55.00
The Praeger Handbook of Victimology is the first full-scale reference to encompass the full scope of the discipline of victim studies, marking its evolution from an initial focus on homicide, child abuse, sexual assault, and domestic violence to a more wide-ranging modern interpretation that includes hate crimes, terrorism, and cyber crimes such... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2008; US$ 42.00
The public's fascination with celebrities often reaches fever pitch when celebrities commit or are involved in crimes. Famous cases such as the kidnapping of aviator Charles Lindbergh's baby and the murder of actress Sharon Tate raised public outcries against the perpetrators. On the other hand, celebrity trials such as those of televangelist... more...
- Sourcebooks 2006; US$ 19.99
Praise for The Macho Paradox "An honest, intellectually rigorous and insightful work that challenges readers to truly engage in a political discourse that can change lives, communities and nations." --Rosalind Wiseman, author of Queen Bees and Wannabes "Jackson Katz is an American hero! With integrity and courage, he has taken his message--that... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 10.50
De afgelopen jaren hebben de media herhaaldelijk bericht over coca´ne in vissersdorpen. Wordt hier inderdaad vaker drugs gebruikt of is de commotie een typisch voorbeeld van morele paniek, waarbij iets kleins wordt opgeblazen en buitenproportionele sociale reacties teweegbrengt? Dergelijke vragen nodigen volgens Dirk Korf uit tot een kritische beschouwing... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2003; US$ 32.95
Over the past couple of decades, individuals have come to rely more on home health care visits for their health care needs. While there have been decreases in hospital stays and in the percentage of older persons living in nursing homes the consequence has been the emergence of a new type of occupational crime: home health care abuse. In considering... more...