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Victims of crimes. Victimology

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  • New Visions of Crime Victimsby Carolyn Hoyle; Richard Young

    Hart Publishing Limited 2002; US$ 45.00

    Presents theoretical and empirical research on criminal victimization. The first part of the text challenges stereotypical conceptions of victimization, focusing on non-traditional victims of crime. The second part considers criminal justice responses to victimization. more...

  • Women, Crime and Social Harmby Maureen Cain; Adrian Howe

    Hart Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 45.00

    This book of eleven chapters and an Introduction is by and about women, the harms and crimes to which they are subjected as a result of global social processes and their efforts to take control of their own futures. The chapters explore the criminogenic a more...

  • Against Violence Against Womenby Rona M. Fields

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 100.00

    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...

  • Blut und Ehreby Andrea Röpke; Andreas Speit

    Ch. Links Verlag 2013; US$ 16.32

    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...

  • Sex, Violence and Crimeby Adrian Howe

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 67.95

    What happens when you sex violent crimes? More specifically, what happens when you make men?s violence against women the subject of a conversation or the focus of scholarly attention? The short answer is: all hell breaks loose. Adrian Howe explores some of the ways in which this persistent and pervasive form of violence has been named and unnamed... 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...

  • Knowing Victims: Feminism and Victim Politics in Neoliberal Timesby 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...

  • Fear of Crimeby Murray Lee; Stephen Farrall

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 65.95

    An attention to the 'fear of crime' has found its way into governmental interventions in crime prevention and into popular discourse with many newspapers, local government and the like conducting their own fear of crime surveys. As a concept, 'fear of crime' has also produced considerable academic debate since it entered the criminological vocabulary... 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...

  • 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...