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  • 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...

  • Violence in the Lives of Black Womenby Carolyn West

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95

    Break the silence surrounding Black women's experiences of violence! Written from a Black feminist perspective by therapists, researchers, activists, and survivors, Violence in the Lives of Black Women: Battered, Black, and Blue sheds new light on an understudied field. For too long, Black women have been suffering the effects of violence in painful... more...

  • 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...

  • Victims Stillby Robert Elias

    SAGE Publications 1993; US$ 48.00

    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...

  • Das Phänomen des "Ehrenmordes"by Senan Elyafi-Schulz

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 30.27

    Auch in Deutschland werden vor allem Frauen mit türkischem Migrationshintergrund von ihren männlichen Angehörigen im Namen der "Ehre" kontrolliert, unterdrückt und misshandelt. Das Phänomen der so genannten "Ehrenmorde" stellt dabei die extremste Form der Gewalt dar. Obwohl der Begriff "Ehrenmord" der deutschen Öffentlichkeit durchaus bekannt ist,... 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...