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  • Encyclopedia of School Crime and Violenceby Laura Finley

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 190.00

    Encyclopedia of School Crime and Violence is the most comprehensive reference on this deeply unsettling topic ever undertaken. No other volume integrates as much information about the many types of crime and violence occurring in schools as well as the variety of responses and prevention efforts aimed at curbing it. In a series of alphabetically... 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...

  • 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$ 22.95

    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$ 22.10

    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...

  • Putting Fear of Crime on the Mapby Bruce J. Doran; Melissa B. Burgess

    Springer New York 2011; US$ 149.00

    This volume reports on research conducted over the past eight years, in which efforts have been made to pioneer the combination of techniques from behavioural geography with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in order to map the fear of crime. more...

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

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 169.00

    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...

  • 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...

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

    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...