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  • 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...

  • Blut und Ehreby Andrea Röpke; Andreas Speit

    Ch. Links Verlag 2013; US$ 15.91

    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...

  • 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: International Perspectivesby 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...

  • Challenging Global Gender Violenceby Susan D. Rose

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 45.00

    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...