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Victims of crimes. Victimology

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Murder in the Name of Honorby Rana Husseini

    Oneworld Publications 2009; US$ 19.95

    Murder in the Name of Honor is Rana Husseini?s hard-hitting and controversial examination of honor crimes. Common in many traditional societies around the world, as well as in migrant communities in Europe and the USA, they involve a ‘punishment?—often death or disfigurement—carried out by a relative to restore the family?s honor. Breaking through... 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...

  • Menschenrechte und Geschlechtby Ulrike Lembke

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2015; US$ 28.42

    Gleichheit ist die unverzichtbare Basis für den Genuss der Menschenrechte aller ? ohne sie können Menschenrechte keine auch nur annähernd universelle und damit letztlich gar keine Geltung beanspruchen. Trotzdem spielen die Gleichberechtigung der Geschlechter und das Verbot der Geschlechtsdiskriminierung als wesentliche Facetten von Gleichheit im deutschsprachigen... more...