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  • 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...

  • It Could Happen to Youby Helen Newlove

    Mainstream Publishing 2013; US$ 17.71

    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...

  • 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...

  • Crime, Risk and Insecurityby Tim Hope; Richard Sparks

    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. more...

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

    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...

  • Women, Violence, and the Mediaby Drew Humphries

    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...

  • 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. 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 attention to budgets, policies and practice and drawing on an international selection... more...

  • Violence Against Womenby Lesley McMillan; Nancy Lombard

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2012; US$ 37.95

    This book addresses the issue of domestic violence against women, drawing on research findings, policy developments and current debates to contextualise its alarming prevalence and to propose informed ways of addressing, through training and practice, the needs of both victims and perpetrators in current social and related care provision. 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...