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Victims of crimes. Victimology

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  • Encyclopedia of School Crime and Violenceby Laura Finley

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 173.00

    This book provides a thorough compilation of the types, specific incidents, relevant agencies, theories, responses, and prevention programs relevant to crime and violence in schools and on campuses. more...

  • Women and Violenceby Barrie Levy

    Seal Press 2008; US$ 12.95

    When women decide what to wear, where to go, how to get there, what time of day to be outdoors, and what affects their sense of security and safety, are they aware that they?re afraid of being sexually assaulted? Violence against women is, on a global scale, so common that some experts consider it a ?normal? aspect of women?s experiences?and yet research... more...

  • Controversies in Victimologyby Laura J. Moriarty

    Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 26.95

    Controversies in Victimology features original works of noted scholars and practitioners, aiming to shed light on the debates over, the media attention on, and the psychology behind victimization. This book discusses the controversies from all sides of the debate, and attempts to reconcile the issues in order to move the field forward. Organized... more...

  • Understanding Victimologyby Peggy M Tobolowsky

    Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 32.95

    Understanding Victimology more...

  • Victimologyby William G. Doerner; Steven P. Lab

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 54.95

    This breakthrough work provides an organizing structure for the history and current state of the field of victimology, and outlines the reasons compelling a separate focus on crime victims. Highly readable, Victimology explores the role of victimology in today?s criminal justice system, examining the consequences of victimization and the various... more...

  • I Am the Central Park Joggerby Trisha Meili

    Scribner 2003; Not Available

    For the first time since the brutal assault in 1989 -- a crime that stunned New Yorkers, the nation, and the world -- the Central Park Jogger reveals her identity and tells the story you haven't heard, the journey of a young woman who turned horrifying violence and certain death into extraordinary healing and triumphant life. It is the end of... more...

  • Wounds of the Spiritby Traci C. West

    NYU Press 1999; US$ 89.00

    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...

  • Violence Against Latina Immigrantsby Roberta Villalon

    NYU Press 2010; US$ 79.00

    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...

  • It Could Happen to Youby Helen Newlove

    Mainstream Publishing 2013; US$ 17.31

    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...

  • Why Women Are Beaten and Killedby Jo-Ann Della Giustina

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 149.95

    This study explores the patterns of femicide in 106 medium and large U.S. cities through the examination of the inequalities of race, gender, and economics. more...