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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95
Over the past four decades the fear of crime has become an increasingly significant concern for criminologists, victimologists, policy makers, politicians, police, the media and the general public. For many practitioners reducing fear of crime has become almost as important an issue as reducing crime itself. The identification of fear of crime as... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...