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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 22.99
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$ 42.99
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...
- 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...
- NYU Press 1999; US$ 27.00
In Wounds of the Spirit , Traci West employs first person accounts-from slave narratives to contemporary interviews to Tina Turner's autobiography-to document a historical legacy of violence against black women in the United States. West, a black feminist Christian ethicist, situates spiritual matters within a discussion of the psycho-social impact... more...
- NYU Press 2010; US$ 26.00
Caught between violent partners and the bureaucratic complications of the US Immigration system, many immigrant women are particularly vulnerable to abuse. For two years, Roberta Villalón volunteered at a nonprofit group that offers free legal services to mostly undocumented immigrants who had been victims of abuse. Her innovative study of Latina... more...
- Springer New York 2011; US$ 130.64
This volume reports on research conducted over the past eight years, in which efforts have been made to pioneer the combination of techniques from behavioural geography with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in order to map the fear of crime. more...
- Springer New York 2012; US$ 163.30
Devoting a chapter to each of eight distinct forms of child victimization, this book discusses the nature of the victimization, its global dimensions and prevalence, and measures governments and/or others are taking, or failing to take, to combat the harm. more...
- Mainstream Publishing 2013; US$ 16.91
When Helen was 20, she met Garry Newlove at a local disco. They married in 1986 and had three daughters. On 10 August 2007, Garry was brutally beaten by a gang of youths outside the family home in Warrington. He died two days later. It was an act of violence that shocked the nation and would have a profound impact on the lives of Helen and her children.... more...
- SAGE Publications 1997; US$ 50.00 US$ 42.50
Drawing on his ethnographic research in rural areas of Kentucky, the author of this book presents a thorough look at the experiences of battered women in rural communities. Neil Websdale demonstrates how rural patriarchy and an insidious ol' boy's network of law enforcement and local politics sustains and reproduces the subordinate, vulnerable, isolated... more...