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- Wiley 2013; US$ 26.95 US$ 23.36
Every year, hundreds of thousands of women become victims of sexual violence in conflict zones around the world; in the Democratic Republic of Congo alone, approximately 1,100 rapes are reported each month. This book offers a comprehensive analysis of the causes, consequences and responses to sexual violence in contemporary armed conflict. It explores... more...
- 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...
- Real African Publishers 2013; US$ 32.99
Mats Svensson has been a development worker since 1974 for various nongovernmental organizations and consultants, and for the Swedish government since 1988. He is currently working to support the establishment of democratic institutions in Western Europe?s vicinity, including North Africa, the Middle East, and Eastern Europe. He is also a photographer... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 45.00
Recent years have seen an increase in attention cast towards on-campus crime. This book examines the breadth of serious criminality and victimization occurring on college and university campuses across the United States, placing special emphasis on the relationship between drug and alcohol abuse and criminal activities such as sexual assault, dating... more...
- SAGE Publications 1993; US$ 48.00
The 1980s saw official crime policy in the United States shifting its focus from crime and criminals to victimization and victims. In this thought-provoking book, Robert Elias evaluates the effectiveness of this shift in policy and argues that victims have been politically manipulated for official objectives. From a thorough examination of victim... more...