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  • College Crimeby R. Barri Flowers

    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...

  • Gender and Violence in Haitiby Benedetta Faedi Duramy

    Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 25.95

    Women in Haiti are frequent victims of sexual violence and armed assault. Yet an astonishing proportion of these victims also act as perpetrators of violent crime, often as part of armed groups. In Gender and Violence in Haiti, award-winning legal scholar Benedetta Faedi Duramy visits Haiti to discover why these women act in such destructive ways... more...

  • Responding to Intimate Partner Violence and Sexual Violence against Womenby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2013; US$ 24.00

    These guidelines aim to provide advice to health-care providers on the appropriate responses to IPV and sexual violence against women including clinical interventions and emotional support. They also seek to raise awareness of violence against women among health-care providers and policy-makers to better understand the need for an appropriate health... more...

  • Ordinary Violenceby Mary Stewart

    ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 72.50

    Addresses the many forms of global violence against women and shows how the psychology of individuals, institutions, and societies perpetuate the oppression of women. more...

  • Rights for Victims of Crimeby Irvin Waller

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 18.99

    Injustice often knocks twice for the one in four adults who will become victims of crime this year and for the one in three women sexually assaulted during their lifetime only to further endure the uncertainty of a daunting legal system. This book prepares readers to advocate for their rights as victims of crimes, offering the truth about laws currently... more...

  • Coke bij de visby Dirk Korf

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 10.50

    De afgelopen jaren hebben de media herhaaldelijk bericht over coca´ne in vissersdorpen. Wordt hier inderdaad vaker drugs gebruikt of is de commotie een typisch voorbeeld van morele paniek, waarbij iets kleins wordt opgeblazen en buitenproportionele sociale reacties teweegbrengt? Dergelijke vragen nodigen volgens Dirk Korf uit tot een kritische beschouwing... more...

  • I Am the Central Park Joggerby Trisha Meili

    Scribner 2003; Not Available

    For the first time since the brutal assault in 1989 -- a crime that stunned New Yorkers, the nation, and the world -- the Central Park Jogger reveals her identity and tells the story you haven't heard, the journey of a young woman who turned horrifying violence and certain death into extraordinary healing and triumphant life. It is the end of... more...

  • Researching Gender Violenceby Tina Skinner; Marianne Hester; Ellen Malos

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    In this edited collection leading authors in the field draw on their experience to address key methodological questions and challenges that have arisen from the recent proliferation of research projects and government funded initiatives on violence against women. Topics include: evaluation research and feminist methodology; using quantitative and qualitative... more...

  • Inventing Fear of Crimeby Murray Lee

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95

    Over the past four decades the fear of crime has become an increasingly significant concern for criminologists, victimologists, policy makers, politicians, police, the media and the general public. For many practitioners reducing fear of crime has become almost as important an issue as reducing crime itself. The identification of fear of crime as... more...

  • Sexual Violence and Armed Conflictby Janie L. Leatherman

    Wiley 2013; US$ 64.95

    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...