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  • Violence Against Womenby Douglas A. Brownridge

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 49.95

    Violence Against Women: Vulnerable Populations investigates under-researched and underserved groups of women who are particularly vulnerable to violent victimization from an intimate male partner. In the past, there has been an understandable reluctance to address this issue to avoid stereotyping vulnerable groups of women. However, developments... more...

  • Gender-based Violence and Public Healthby Keerty Nakray

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    Gender-based violence is a multi-faceted public health problem with numerous consequences for an individual?s physical and mental health and wellbeing. This collection develops a comprehensive public health approach for working with gender-based violence, paying specific attention to international budgets, policies and practice and drawing on a wide... more...

  • Violence Against Womenby Holly Johnson; Natalia Ollus; Sami Nevala

    Springer 2007; US$ 129.00

    A comparative survey which interviews random samples of women about their experiences with male violence. It offers long-range proposals, from promoting gender equality and improving service delivery to victims to improved prevention, monitoring and evaluation. more...

  • Safeguarding Adultsby Suzan Collins

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2009; US$ 27.95

    Working in residential or domiciliary settings involves a continuing process of learning. Every day, social care workers face challenges that force them to think about what they do and how they do it. This is an interactive workbook providing social care workers with guidance on how to improve your knowledge through training and development. more...

  • Violence Against Womenby Lesley McMillan; Nancy Lombard

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2012; US$ 37.95

    This book addresses the issue of domestic violence against women, drawing on research findings, policy developments and current debates to contextualise its alarming prevalence and to propose informed ways of addressing, through training and practice, the needs of both victims and perpetrators in current social and related care provision. more...

  • Blut und Ehreby Andrea Röpke; Andreas Speit

    Ch. Links Verlag 2013; US$ 15.98

    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...

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

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 33.81

    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...

  • Victims of Crime and Community Justiceby Brian Williams

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2005; US$ 39.95

    Dr Brian Williams lays bare the assumptions about victims and offenders that currently restrict efficient policy-making. He evaluates proposed solutions, including restorative justice and informal community justice, and draws on evidence and experiences from the UK and around the world to investigate which measures have proved effective. more...

  • Honourby Lynn Welchman; Sara Hossain

    Zed Books 2005; US$ 36.95

    This book arises from the practical insights and experiences of individuals and organisations addressing so-called ‘honour crimes‘ in different geographic and social contexts, including ‘honour killings‘ and interference with the right to marry. Its purpose is to support human rights activists, policymakers and lawyers by explaining... more...

  • Feminists Organising Against Gendered Violenceby Dr Lesley McMillan

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 110.00

    McMillan provides the first detailed account of the women's anti-violence movement in Europe, from an international comparative perspective. Exploring how feminists have responded to violence in society, this study also examines how they have organized their response, their achievements and the factors that have facilitated their calls to change. more...