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Victims of crimes. Victimology

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  • Against Violence Against Womenby Rona M. Fields

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 105.00

    Responding to the targeted destruction of women, Fields argues for establishing Gender as a protected class under the Genocide Convention. Cases are explored, historically, anthropologically, psychologically and sociologically, from the author's field research, as well as focuses on morbidity, mortality and demographic documentation data. more...

  • Challenging Global Gender Violenceby Susan D. Rose

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 46.66

    Challenging Global Gender Violence provides a qualitative and comparative analysis of women's experiences of violence, healing, and action across cultures. more...

  • Victims, Crime and Societyby Pamela Davies; Peter Francis; Chris Greer

    SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 57.00

    'Focusing on key issues, themes and concepts within victimology, this edited collection provides an accessible and comprehensive critical analysis of crucial areas within victimisation. The main theories are related to, and integrated with, empirical research in an engaging style.' - Dr Anette Ballinger, Keele University 'This book achieves... more...

  • Sexual Violence and Armed Conflictby Janie L. Leatherman

    Wiley 2013; US$ 19.95

    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...

  • Good Practice in Safeguarding Adultsby Alison Bowes; Seena Fazel; Gary Fitzgerald; Ghizala Avan; Sherry Bien Macintosh; Jackie Parker; Arwel Owen; Jamieson Mornington; Marilyn Mornington; Jacki Pritchard; Lucy Naven; Deborah Kitson; Simon Leslie; Adrian Hayes; Adrian Hughes; Peter Sadler

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2008; US$ 39.95

    Good Practice in Safeguarding Adults provides an up to date and topical overview of developments in policy, guidance, legislation and practice in the area of adult protection. The book aims to broaden thinking about adult abuse, assesses alternative models of practice such as criminal justice and welfare, and covers groups who may be overlooked. more...

  • Gender-based Violence and Public Healthby Keerty Nakray

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    Gender-based violence is a multi-faceted public health problem with numerous consequences for an individual?s physical and mental health and wellbeing. This collection develops a comprehensive public health approach for working with gender-based violence, paying specific attention to international budgets, policies and practice and drawing on a wide... more...

  • Blut und Ehreby Andrea Röpke; Andreas Speit

    Ch. Links Verlag 2013; US$ 14.12

    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...

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

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 29.87

    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...

  • Forensic Victimologyby Brent E. Turvey; Wayne Petherick

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 65.95

    This new textbook provides students with the basic principles and practice standards of forensic victimology--the scientific study of victims for the purposes of addressing investigative and forensic issues. It provides case-based coverage with original insights into the role that victimology plays in the justice system, moving beyond the traditional... 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...