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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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Praeger Handbook of Victimology, Theby Janet Wilson

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Red Marketby Scott Carney

    HarperCollins 2011; US$ 20.99

    ?An unforgettable nonfiction thriller, expertly reported?.A tremendously revealing and twisted ride, where life and death are now mere cold cash commodities.? ?Michael Largo, author of Final Exits Award-winning investigative journalist and contributing Wired editor Scott Carney leads readers on a breathtaking journey through the macabre underworld... 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...