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- 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...
- Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 10.50
De afgelopen jaren hebben de media herhaaldelijk bericht over cocaïne 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...
- 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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 20.99
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...
- 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...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 59.99
Anhand ausführlicher Fallstudien arbeitet die Autorin unterschiedliche Bedeutungen physischer Gewaltausübung für weibliche Jugendliche heraus. Dabei werden zwei Gruppen unterschieden. Manche Mädchen üben Gewalt aus, um dadurch einen Gewinn zu erlangen. Sie erleben sich als stark, unabhängig und gerecht, wenn sie Gewalt anwenden. Zusätzlich erhalten... more...