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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Victims Stillby Robert Elias

    SAGE Publications 1993; US$ 48.00

    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...

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

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 30.27

    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...

  • 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...

  • Gender and Violence in Haitiby Benedetta Faedi Duramy

    Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 25.95

    Women in Haiti are frequent victims of sexual violence and armed assault. Yet an astonishing proportion of these victims also act as perpetrators of violent crime, often as part of armed groups. In Gender and Violence in Haiti, award-winning legal scholar Benedetta Faedi Duramy visits Haiti to discover why these women act in such destructive ways... more...

  • Responding to Intimate Partner Violence and Sexual Violence against Womenby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2013; US$ 24.00

    These guidelines aim to provide advice to health-care providers on the appropriate responses to IPV and sexual violence against women including clinical interventions and emotional support. They also seek to raise awareness of violence against women among health-care providers and policy-makers to better understand the need for an appropriate health... 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...

  • Knowing Victimsby 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...

  • Violence and Social Injustice Against Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Peopleby Lacey Sloan; Nora Gustavsson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 33.95

    Violence and Social Injustice Against Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual People helps you look past the stereotypical picture of violence against sexual minorities--the public physical assaults on gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered youth by hypermasculine male thugs--and directs you toward the many daily acts of quiet violence that go on, unhindered,... more...