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Victims of crimes. Victimology

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  • Das Phänomen des "Ehrenmordes"by Senan Elyafi-Schulz

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 30.27

    Auch in Deutschland werden vor allem Frauen mit türkischem Migrationshintergrund von ihren männlichen Angehörigen im Namen der "Ehre" kontrolliert, unterdrückt und misshandelt. Das Phänomen der so genannten "Ehrenmorde" stellt dabei die extremste Form der Gewalt dar. Obwohl der Begriff "Ehrenmord" der deutschen Öffentlichkeit durchaus bekannt ist,... 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...

  • Ehrenmord in Deutschlandby Anna C Cöster

    Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 19.08

    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 Morde ein Ehrenmord?... more...

  • Encyclopedia of School Crime and Violence [2 volumes]by Laura Finley

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 190.00

    Encyclopedia of School Crime and Violence is the most comprehensive reference on this deeply unsettling topic ever undertaken. No other volume integrates as much information about the many types of crime and violence occurring in schools as well as the variety of responses and prevention efforts aimed at curbing it. In a series of alphabetically... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Victimology and Crime Preventionby Bonnie S. (Sue) Fisher; Steven P. Lab

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 360.00

    Bringing together knowledge from a variety of disciplines including sociology and public policy, this authoritative reference source contains 375 entries discussing the status of victims within the criminal justice system and much more. 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...

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

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Gender Expertise in Public Policyby Season Hoard

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 105.00

    Through a selection of in-depth interviews, a survey of experts working with the European Union and United Nations, and Qualitative Comparative Analysis of policy debates, this text rethinks our understanding of gender expertise and the circumstances that lead to expert success in public policy. more...