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Victims of crimes. Victimology

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  • 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...

  • It Could Happen to Youby Helen Newlove

    Mainstream Publishing 2013; US$ 19.18

    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...

  • Rural Women Battering and the Justice Systemby Neil Websdale

    SAGE Publications 1997; US$ 63.00

    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...

  • Encyclopedia of Victimology and Crime Preventionby Bonnie S. (Sue) Fisher; Steven P. Lab

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 410.00

    "...The bulk of each entry discusses the crime within the context of its victims and its possible prevention. In addition, there are essays covering different theories of crime and violence as well as those focused on methodologies including a number of victimization scales and surveys.... In short, these two volumes provide readers a well-balanced... more...

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

    SAGE Publications 1998; US$ 69.00

    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...

  • Sourcebook on Violence Against Womenby Claire M. Renzetti; Jeffrey L. Edleson; Raquel Kennedy Bergen

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 102.00

    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...