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Victims of crimes. Victimology

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  • Women, Policing, and Male Violence (Routledge Revivals)by Jalna Hanmer; Jill Radford; Elizabeth Stanko

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00

    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...

  • Controversies in Victimologyby Laura J. Moriarty

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 27.95

    Controversies in Victimology features original works of noted scholars and practitioners, aiming to shed light on the debates over, the media attention on, and the psychology behind victimization. This book discusses the controversies from all sides of the debate, and attempts to reconcile the issues in order to move the field forward. more...

  • Women, Sexual Violence and the Indonesian Killings of 1965-66by Annie Pohlman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    The Indonesian massacres of 1965-1966 claimed the lives of an estimated half a million men, women and children. Histories of this period of mass violence in Indonesia?s past have focused almost exclusively on top-level political and military actors, their roles in the violence, and their movements and mobilization of perpetrators. Based on extensive... more...

  • Sex, Violence and Crimeby Adrian Howe

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 67.95

    What happens when you sex violent crimes? More specifically, what happens when you make men?s violence against women the subject of a conversation or the focus of scholarly attention? The short answer is: all hell breaks loose. Adrian Howe explores some of the ways in which this persistent and pervasive form of violence has been named and unnamed... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Sexual Violence and Armed Conflictby Janie L. Leatherman

    Wiley 2013; US$ 19.95

    Every year, hundreds of thousands of women become victims of sexualviolence in conflict zones around the world; in the DemocraticRepublic of Congo alone, approximately 1,100 rapes are reportedeach month. This book offers a comprehensive analysis of the causes,consequences and responses to sexual violence in contemporary armedconflict. It explores... more...

  • Women, Violence, and the Mediaby Drew Humphries

    Northeastern University Press 2009; US$ 26.99

    Provocative collection of essays designed to give students an understanding of media representations of women?s experience of violence and to educate a new generation to recognize and critique media images of women 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...