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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Global Victimization of Childrenby Clayton A. Hartjen; S. Priyadarsini

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 169.00

    ?Provides a comprehensive overview of the eight main categories of child victimization Recommends ways to ameliorate and prevent youth victimization Covers child endangerment with a global outlook more...

  • Rural Women Battering and the Justice Systemby Neil Websdale

    SAGE Publications 1997; US$ 50.00

    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...

  • Rethinking Violence against Womenby Rebecca Emerson Dobash; Russell P. Dobash

    SAGE Publications 1998; US$ 55.00

    This cutting-edge volume advances theories, methodologies and policy analyses relating to various forms of violence against women. Topics covered include: the nature, importance and variety of cultural contexts in which violence occurs, is reproduced and may be challenged or changed; the nature and variety of sexualized violence; and a range of theoretical... 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...

  • Moving in the Shadowsby Ms Hannana Siddiqui; Professor Liz Kelly; Ms Yasmin Rehman

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 119.95

    Moving in the Shadows brings together for the first time in a single volume, an examination of violence against women and children within the diverse communities of the UK. Its strength lies in its gendered focus as well as its understanding of the need for an integrated approach to all forms of violence against women, whilst foregrounding the experiences... more...