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Victims of crimes. Victimology

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  • Rights for Victims of Crimeby Irvin Waller

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 18.99

    Injustice often knocks twice for the one in four adults who will become victims of crime this year and for the one in three women sexually assaulted during their lifetime only to further endure the uncertainty of a daunting legal system. This book prepares readers to advocate for their rights as victims of crimes, offering the truth about laws currently... more...

  • Coke bij de visby Dirk Korf

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 10.50

    De afgelopen jaren hebben de media herhaaldelijk bericht over cocaïne in vissersdorpen. Wordt hier inderdaad vaker drugs gebruikt of is de commotie een typisch voorbeeld van morele paniek, waarbij iets kleins wordt opgeblazen en buitenproportionele sociale reacties teweegbrengt? Dergelijke vragen nodigen volgens Dirk Korf uit tot een kritische beschouwing... more...

  • I Am the Central Park Joggerby Trisha Meili

    Scribner 2003; Not Available

    For the first time since the brutal assault in 1989 -- a crime that stunned New Yorkers, the nation, and the world -- the Central Park Jogger reveals her identity and tells the story you haven't heard, the journey of a young woman who turned horrifying violence and certain death into extraordinary healing and triumphant life. It is the end of... more...

  • Researching Gender Violenceby Tina Skinner; Marianne Hester; Ellen Malos

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    In this edited collection leading authors in the field draw on their experience to address key methodological questions and challenges that have arisen from the recent proliferation of research projects and government funded initiatives on violence against women. Topics include: evaluation research and feminist methodology; using quantitative and qualitative... more...

  • Inventing Fear of Crimeby Murray Lee

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95

    Over the past four decades the fear of crime has become an increasingly significant concern for criminologists, victimologists, policy makers, politicians, police, the media and the general public. For many practitioners reducing fear of crime has become almost as important an issue as reducing crime itself. The identification of fear of crime as... more...

  • Blut und Ehreby Andrea Röpke; Andreas Speit

    Ch. Links Verlag 2013; US$ 16.92

    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...

  • Sexual Violence and Armed Conflictby Janie L. Leatherman

    Wiley 2013; US$ 64.95

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

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

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 35.72

    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...

  • New Visions of Crime Victimsby Carolyn Hoyle; Richard Young

    Hart Publishing Limited 2002; US$ 45.00

    Presents theoretical and empirical research on criminal victimization. The first part of the text challenges stereotypical conceptions of victimization, focusing on non-traditional victims of crime. The second part considers criminal justice responses to victimization. more...

  • Women, Crime and Social Harmby Maureen Cain; Adrian Howe

    Hart Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 45.00

    This book of eleven chapters and an Introduction is by and about women, the harms and crimes to which they are subjected as a result of global social processes and their efforts to take control of their own futures. The chapters explore the criminogenic a more...