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- Springer New York 2012; Not Available
Devoting a chapter to each of eight distinct forms of child victimization, this book discusses the nature of the victimization, its global dimensions and prevalence, and measures governments and/or others are taking, or failing to take, to combat the harm. more...
- Mainstream Publishing 2013; US$ 16.91
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...
- SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 86.00
Offering current research and reflections on violence against women The new edition of this vital resource provides extensive coverage of the current state of research, theory, prevention, and intervention regarding violence against women. Each of the 18 chapters belongs to one of three parts: theoretical and methodological issues in researching... more...
- 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...
- SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 360.00
Bringing together knowledge from a variety of disciplines including sociology and public policy, this authoritative reference source contains 375 entries discussing the status of victims within the criminal justice system and much more. more...
- 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95
In the UK the number of people who came from a minority ethnic group grew by 53 per cent between 1991 and 2001, from 3.0 million in 1991 to 4.6 million in 2001. Whilst much has been written about the impact of these demographic changes in relation to policy issues, black and minority women and children remain under-researched. Recent publications... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 71.95
This book presents new empirical and conceptual work on the questions of fear, anxiety, risk and trust - both as problems of everyday living and as key themes in the culture and politics of contemporary Western societies. The volume includes contributions from distinguished social researchers from Britain, the United States, Germany and Italy and will... more...
- Northeastern University Press 2009; US$ 26.99
Provocative collection of essays designed to give students an understanding of media representations of women?s experience of violence and to educate a new generation to recognize and critique media images of women more...