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Victims of crimes. Victimology

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  • Victims, Crime and Societyby Pamela Davies; Peter Francis; Chris Greer

    SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 57.00

    'Focusing on key issues, themes and concepts within victimology, this edited collection provides an accessible and comprehensive critical analysis of crucial areas within victimisation. The main theories are related to, and integrated with, empirical research in an engaging style.' - Dr Anette Ballinger, Keele University 'This book achieves... more...

  • Safeguarding Adultsby Suzan Collins

    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...

  • Countering Gender Violenceby Kanchan Mathur

    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...

  • 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 Grandpaby Betty L. Alt; Sandra K. Wells

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 55.00

    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 K. Wilson

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 50.00

    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 as... 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...

  • Macho Paradoxby

    Sourcebooks, Inc. 2006; US$ 19.99

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

  • International Handbook of Victimologyby Shlomo Giora Shoham; Paul Knepper; Martin Kett

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 159.95

    In the nearly four decades since the First International Symposium on Victimology convened in Jerusalem in 1973, some concepts and themes have continued to hold a prominent place in the literature, while new ones have also emerged. Exploring enduring topics such as conceptions of victimhood, secondary and hidden victimization, and social services... 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...