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Victims of crimes. Victimology

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  • Violence in the Lives of Black Womenby Carolyn West

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.50

    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...

  • College Crimeby R. Barri Flowers

    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...

  • Invisible Wounds: Crime Victims Speakby Shelley Neiderbach; Susan Iwansowski

    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...

  • 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...

  • Sex Without Consentby Shireen J. Jejeebhoy; Iqbal Shah; Shyam Thapa

    Zed Books 2005; US$ 36.95

    The pressing need to analyse what is known about non-consensual sex among young people in developing countries is self-evident. Available evidence has been scattered and unrepresentative and has often given the misguided impression that non-consensual sex among young people is rare. This important volume presents a disturbing picture of non-consensual... 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...

  • Victimologyby Lorraine Wolhuter; Neil Olley; David Denham

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 73.95

    This new textbook examines the theoretical arguments surrounding victims before examining who the victims of crime actually are and the measures taken by the criminal justice system in order to enhance their position. Particular attention is paid to women, homosexuals, ethnic minorities and the elderly as victims and students are introduced to alternative... 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...

  • Rethinking Trafficking in Womenby Claudia Aradau

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 105.00

    What should be done about trafficking in women? Aradau shows that the problematization of trafficking as a security issue limits what can be done. Exploring the complex relationship between security, politics and subjectivity, this book suggests new forms of action which transcend security practices. more...

  • Dowry Murderby Veena Talwar Oldenburg

    Oxford University Press, USA 2002; US$ 33.68

    The Hindu custom of dowry has long been blamed for the murder of wives and female infants in India. In this highly provocative book, Veena Oldenburg argues that these killings are neither about dowry nor reflective of an Indian culture or caste system that encourages violence against women. Rather, such killings can be traced directly to the influences... more...