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- Wiley 2013; US$ 19.95
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
This book offers an original and important contribution to the social science debate regarding essentialist models of understanding human sexuality and gender and the nature and extent of "hate violence" and sexual prejudice in contemporary societies. more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95
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 silence. This bookówinner of the Carolyn Payton Early Career Award... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 67.95
This unique, moving book takes the reader into the highly charged therapy sessions at New York City's Crime Victims Counseling Services, the first group therapy service of its kind for crime victims. You'll read actual transcripts of interviews with crime victims and gain insight into the acute emotional trauma that crime victimization evokes. more...