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Victims of crimes. Victimology

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...