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Victims of crimes. Victimology

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  • Victims Stillby Robert Elias

    SAGE Publications 1993; US$ 48.00 US$ 43.99

    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...

  • Invisible Wounds: Crime Victims Speakby Shelley Neiderbach; Susan Iwansowski

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 67.95

    Feel the terror and anger experienced by crime victims as you read accounts of the highly charged therapy sessions at New York City?s Crime Victims?Counseling Services, the first group therapy services for crime victims of its kind. This emotionally charged book contains actual transcripts of interviews with crime victims as they explain the violations... 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 Violence: Everyday Assaults against Women Worldwide, 2nd Editionby Mary Stewart

    ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 72.50

    In this eye-opening study, the author asserts that institutionalized definitions of masculinity and femininity, along with the social and economic inequality among the sexes, help perpetuate the daily and deadly violence against women all across the world. This second edition of a classic work examines the latest discussions on gender relations, including... more...

  • Knowing Victimsby Rebecca Stringer

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95

    Knowing Victims explores the theme of victimhood in contemporary feminism and politics. It focuses on popular and scholarly constructions of feminism as ?victim feminism? ? an ideology of passive victimhood that denies women?s agency ? and provides the first comprehensive analysis of the debate about this ideology which has unfolded among feminists... more...

  • Violence and Social Injustice Against Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Peopleby Lacey Sloan; Nora Gustavsson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 33.95

    Violence and Social Injustice Against Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual People helps you look past the stereotypical picture of violence against sexual minorities--the public physical assaults on gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered youth by hypermasculine male thugs--and directs you toward the many daily acts of quiet violence that go on, unhindered,... more...

  • Victimologyby William G. Doerner; Steven P. Lab

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 79.95

    Victimology, 7th Edition, introduces students to the criminal justice system in the United States and its impact on crime victims. Authors William Doerner and Steven Lab provide a fresh look at the theoretical basis of victimology and then present the key facets of crime and its effects. They examine financial and social costs both to the individual... more...

  • Controversies in Victimologyby Laura J. Moriarty

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 29.95

    Controversies in Victimology features original works of noted scholars and practitioners, aiming to shed light on the debates over, the media attention on, and the psychology behind victimization. This book discusses the controversies from all sides of the debate, and attempts to reconcile the issues in order to move the field forward. more...

  • Murder in the Name of Honorby Rana Husseini

    Oneworld Publications 2009; US$ 19.99

    Rana Husseini?s hard hitting and controversial examination of honour crimes is a fearless, groundbreaking account of a topic that can no longer be ignored. Claiming the lives of 5,000 women every year, and common in many traditional societies around the world, as well as in migrant communities in Europe and the USA, these so-called Honour Killings?... more...

  • Women, Sexual Violence and the Indonesian Killings of 1965-66by Annie Pohlman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    The Indonesian massacres of 1965-1966 claimed the lives of an estimated half a million men, women and children. Histories of this period of mass violence in Indonesia?s past have focused almost exclusively on top-level political and military actors, their roles in the violence, and their movements and mobilization of perpetrators. Based on extensive... more...