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Victims of crimes. Victimology

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  • 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...

  • Celebrities and Crimeby Michael Newton; John L French

    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...

  • Coke bij de visby Dirk Korf

    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...

  • Macho Paradoxby

    Sourcebooks, Inc. 2006; US$ 19.99

    Violence against women is every man's issue. more...

  • Crime in the Home Health Care Fieldby Brian K. Payne

    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...

  • No Ordinary Lifeby Sandra Knauer

    Charles C Thomas 2000; US$ 29.95

    No Ordinary Life: Parenting the Sexually Abused Child and Adolescent was written for parents, caregivers, survivors of abuse, counselors, and therapists to understand the special needs of the population of sexually abused children. It will help caregivers especially to establish appropriate expectations and sexual boundaries of the young people in... more...

  • Rights for Victims of Crimeby Irvin Waller

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 18.99

    Injustice often knocks twice for the one in four adults who will become victims of crime this year and for the one in three women sexually assaulted during their lifetime only to further endure the uncertainty of a daunting legal system. This book prepares readers to advocate for their rights as victims of crimes, offering the truth about laws currently... more...

  • Recording Skills in Safeguarding Adultsby Jacki Pritchard; Simon Leslie

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2011; US$ 36.95

    Recording Skills in Safeguarding Adults is the comprehensive guide to keeping accurate, effective and complete records in safeguarding adults work. It covers crucial skills in recording, including how to write effectively; evidential requirements when writing statements and reports for court, minute-taking and includes examples of good recording. more...