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Victims of crimes. Victimology

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  • 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$ 50.00

    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$ 344.00

    Bringing together knowledge from a variety of disciplines including sociology and public policy, this authoritative reference source contains 375 entries discussing the status of victims within the criminal justice system and much more. 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...

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

    SAGE Publications 1998; US$ 55.00

    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...

  • 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...

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

    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...

  • 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. The volume includes contributions from distinguished social researchers from Britain, the United States, Germany and Italy and will... 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. The authors address several forms of violence, including rape, intimate partner violence, stalking, and sexual harassment in a contemporary... more...