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  • Men's Violence Against Womenby Christopher Kilmartin; Julie Allison

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    This text offers a balance of clinical and social psychological theory and research, as well as prevention and intervention techniques with the purpose of understanding and ultimately ending gender-based violence. The authors address several forms of violence, including rape, intimate partner violence, stalking, and sexual harassment in a contemporary... more...

  • Gender-based Violence and Public Healthby Keerty Nakray

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    Gender-based violence is a multi-faceted public health problem with numerous consequences for an individual?s physical and mental health and wellbeing. This collection develops a comprehensive public health approach for working with gender-based violence, paying specific attention to international budgets, policies and practice and drawing on a wide... more...

  • Against Violence Against Womenby Rona M. Fields

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 100.00

    Responding to the targeted destruction of women, Fields argues for establishing Gender as a protected class under the Genocide Convention. Cases are explored, historically, anthropologically, psychologically and sociologically, from the author's field research, as well as focuses on morbidity, mortality and demographic documentation data. more...

  • Crimes Against Womenby William J. Bopp; James J. Vardalis

    Charles C Thomas 1978; US$ 21.95

    Introduction; Rape; Family Violence; Household Burglary; Crime, Security and the Neighborhood; Protecting the Children; Fraud and Con Games; The Emotional Impact of Crime; Civil Litigation by Victims. more...

  • Violence, Prejudice and Sexualityby Stephen Tomsen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    The binary model of sexuality can be devastating and even fatal for people left outside the category of heterosexuality. Essentialist categories of sexuality and gender are often enforced by harassment and violence, as is clear in the case of violence directed against sexual minorities such as homosexual men. This book investigates why men launch... more...

  • Honor-Based Violenceby Karl Anton Roberts; Gerry Campbell; Glen Lloyd

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 89.95

    Honor-based violence (HBV) is a crime committed to protect or defend the honor of a family and/or a community. It is usually triggered by the victim?s behavior, which the family and/or community regards as causing offense or dishonor. HBV has existed for thousands of years but has only very recently become a focus of law enforcement, policy makers,... more...

  • Women, Policing, and Male Violence: International Perspectivesby Jalna Hanmer; Jill Radford; Elizabeth Stanko

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00

    First published in 1989, this book focuses on the policing of male violence against women. It is an issue that has been criticised substantially in the past, and the book shows how even police themselves have sometimes admitted that women have received inadequate treatment. The book includes contributions from North America, Australia, and Western... more...

  • Challenging Global Gender Violenceby Susan D. Rose

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 45.00

    Challenging Global Gender Violence provides a qualitative and comparative analysis of women's experiences of violence, healing, and action across cultures. more...

  • Body Tradeby Barbara Creed; Jeanette Hoorn

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 38.95

    Body Trade exposes myths surrounding the trade in heads, cannibalism, captive white women, the display of indigenous people in fairs and circuses, the stolen generations, the 'comfort' women and the making of the exotic/erotic body. This is a lively and intriguiung comtribution to the study of the postcolonial body. more...

  • Violence in the Lives of Black Womenby Carolyn West

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95

    Break the silence surrounding Black women's experiences of violence! Written from a Black feminist perspective by therapists, researchers, activists, and survivors, Violence in the Lives of Black Women: Battered, Black, and Blue sheds new light on an understudied field. For too long, Black women have been suffering the effects of violence in painful... more...