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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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$ 49.95

    This book offers an original and important contribution to the social science debate regarding essentialist models of understanding human sexuality and gender and the nature and extent of "hate violence" and sexual prejudice in contemporary societies. 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 (Routledge Revivals)by Jalna Hanmer; Jill Radford; Elizabeth Stanko

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    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...