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

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 29.85

    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...

  • 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 Violence: Everyday Assaults against Women Worldwideby 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...

  • Murder in the Name of Honorby Rana Husseini

    Oneworld Publications 2009; US$ 19.95

    Murder in the Name of Honor is Rana Husseini?s hard-hitting and controversial examination of honor crimes. Common in many traditional societies around the world, as well as in migrant communities in Europe and the USA, they involve a ‘punishment?—often death or disfigurement—carried out by a relative to restore the family?s honor. Breaking through... 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...

  • Knowing Victimsby Rebecca Stringer

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    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...

  • Sexual Violence and Armed Conflictby Janie L. Leatherman

    Wiley 2013; US$ 19.95

    Every year, hundreds of thousands of women become victims of sexualviolence in conflict zones around the world; in the DemocraticRepublic of Congo alone, approximately 1,100 rapes are reportedeach month. This book offers a comprehensive analysis of the causes,consequences and responses to sexual violence in contemporary armedconflict. It explores... more...

  • Men's Violence Against Womenby Christopher Kilmartin; Julie Allison

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    This text offers a balance of clinical and social psychological theory and research, as well as prevention and intervention techniques with the purpose of understanding and ultimately ending gender-based violence. The authors address several forms of violence, including rape, intimate partner violence, stalking, and sexual harassment in a contemporary... more...

  • Crime, Risk and Insecurityby Tim Hope; Richard Sparks

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 71.95

    This book presents new empirical and conceptual work on the questions of fear, anxiety, risk and trust - both as problems of everyday living and as key themes in the culture and politics of contemporary Western societies. The volume includes contributions from distinguished social researchers from Britain, the United States, Germany and Italy and will... more...