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  • Against Violence Against Womenby Rona M. Fields

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 105.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Violence, Prejudice and Sexualityby Stephen Tomsen

    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...

  • Crimes, Victims and Witnessesby Mats Svensson

    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...

  • Blut und Ehreby Andrea Röpke; Andreas Speit

    Ch. Links Verlag 2013; US$ 14.31

    Hauptbeschreibung Die rassistisch motivierten Verbrechen des Nationalsozialistischen Untergrunds (NSU) mit vermutlich zehn Morden und mehreren Bombenanschlägen offenbaren eine neue Dimension rechtsextremer Gewalt. Doch dies ist kein Einzelfall. Seit 1949 haben Rechtsextremisten immer wieder Terrorgruppen gebildet, die nach ähnlichem Muster agierten:... more...

  • Women, Policing, and Male Violence (Routledge Revivals)by Jalna Hanmer; Jill Radford; Elizabeth Stanko

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00

    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...

  • Kriminalität im Gesundheitswesenby Nadine Diederich

    Richard Boorberg Verlag 2014; US$ 24.81

    Die Kriminalität im Gesundheitswesen gefährdet nicht zuletzt das besonders schützenswerte Rechtsgut der Gesundheit. Im Mittelpunkt der Arbeit steht das Phänomen »Weiße-Kittel-Kriminalität«. Darunter versteht man die Summe aller strafrechtlich relevanten Taten, die durch Leistungserbringer des Gesundheitswesens begangen werden: z.B. Abrechnungsbetrug,... more...

  • Challenging Global Gender Violenceby Susan D. Rose

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 46.66

    Challenging Global Gender Violence provides a qualitative and comparative analysis of women's experiences of violence, healing, and action across cultures. more...

  • Body Tradeby Barbara Creed; Jeanette Hoorn

    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...