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Victims of crimes. Victimology

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  • Women and Violenceby Barrie Levy

    Seal Press 2008; US$ 12.95

    When women decide what to wear, where to go, how to get there, what time of day to be outdoors, and what affects their sense of security and safety, are they aware that they?re afraid of being sexually assaulted? Violence against women is, on a global scale, so common that some experts consider it a “normal? aspect of women?s experiences—and yet research... more...

  • It Could Happen to Youby Helen Newlove

    Mainstream Publishing 2013; US$ 19.18

    When Helen was 20, she met Garry Newlove at a local disco. They married in 1986 and had three daughters. On 10 August 2007, Garry was brutally beaten by a gang of youths outside the family home in Warrington. He died two days later. It was an act of violence that shocked the nation and would have a profound impact on the lives of Helen and her children.... 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...

  • A Memory, a Monologue, a Rant, and a Prayerby Eve Ensler

    Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.00

    Looking for the Body Music Michael Klein My friend Frank calls it looking for the body music?the music my mother heard. At the end of looking for the body music, one stumbles upon a woman?s body with the whole world taken out of her?but before that scene, a foreshadow: my mother at the boarding school. She?s twelve, child of two alcoholics, vaudevillians,... more...

  • Sourcebook on Violence Against Womenby Claire M. Renzetti; Jeffrey L. Edleson; Raquel Kennedy Bergen

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 102.00

    Offering current research and reflections on violence against women The new edition of this vital resource provides extensive coverage of the current state of research, theory, prevention, and intervention regarding violence against women. Each of the 18 chapters belongs to one of three parts: theoretical and methodological issues in researching... more...

  • Victims Stillby Robert Elias

    SAGE Publications 1993; US$ 60.00

    The 1980s saw official crime policy in the United States shifting its focus from crime and criminals to victimization and victims. In this thought-provoking book, Robert Elias evaluates the effectiveness of this shift in policy and argues that victims have been politically manipulated for official objectives. From a thorough examination of victim... more...

  • Rethinking Violence against Womenby Rebecca Emerson Dobash; Russell P. Dobash

    SAGE Publications 1998; US$ 69.00

    This cutting-edge volume advances theories, methodologies and policy analyses relating to various forms of violence against women. Topics covered include: the nature, importance and variety of cultural contexts in which violence occurs, is reproduced and may be challenged or changed; the nature and variety of sexualized violence; and a range of theoretical... more...

  • Menschenrechte und Geschlechtby Ulrike Lembke

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2015; US$ 27.64

    Gleichheit ist die unverzichtbare Basis für den Genuss der Menschenrechte aller ? ohne sie können Menschenrechte keine auch nur annähernd universelle und damit letztlich gar keine Geltung beanspruchen. Trotzdem spielen die Gleichberechtigung der Geschlechter und das Verbot der Geschlechtsdiskriminierung als wesentliche Facetten von Gleichheit im deutschsprachigen... more...

  • Rural Women Battering and the Justice Systemby Neil Websdale

    SAGE Publications 1997; US$ 63.00

    Drawing on his ethnographic research in rural areas of Kentucky, the author of this book presents a thorough look at the experiences of battered women in rural communities. Neil Websdale demonstrates how rural patriarchy and an insidious ol? boy?s network of law enforcement and local politics sustains and reproduces the subordinate, vulnerable, isolated... more...

  • Victim-Offender Mediation with Youth Offenders in Europeby Anna Mestitz; Simona Ghetti

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 269.00

    Up to date review of current theory and practice of victim-offender mediation with juvenile offenders The common format used to write each chapter facilitates comparison across countries Critical discussion of problems and benefits can help guide future policy decisions and applications more...