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Victims of crimes. Victimology

  • Violence and Gender in the Globalized Worldby Dr V.G. Julie Rajan; Professor Sanja Bahun; Professor Robert Holton

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    Violence and Gender in the Globalized World expands the critical picture of gender and violence in the age of globalization by introducing a variety of uncommonly discussed geo-political sites and dynamics. The volume hosts methodologically and disciplinarily diverse contributions from around the world, discussing various contexts including Chechnya,... more...

  • Media Circusby Kim Goldman; Tatsha Robertson

    BenBella Books, Inc. 2015; US$ 24.95

    Imagine losing a loved one in the public eye. A media frenzy ensues and spreads your family name through the news. Reporters ambush you, and across the country, strangers gossip about your personal loss. Welcome to the circus. No one understands better than Kim Goldman the complex emotions of individuals suffering a personal tragedy under the... more...

  • Kleine Geschichte Indonesiensby Fritz Schulze

    C.H. Beck 2015; Not Available

    Indonesien: Das sind mehr als 17.000 Inseln, über 300 Völker und ein einzigartiger Schmelztiegel verschiedener kultureller Einflüsse. Fritz Schulze erzählt die Geschichte des viertgrößten Landes der Welt von der frühesten Besiedlung vor rund 4000 Jahren über die hinduistischen und buddhistischen Inselkönigreiche, die Ausbreitung des Islam und die lange... more...

  • Young People's Understandings of Men's Violence Against Womenby Dr Nancy Lombard

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    Globally, nationally and locally men?s violence against women is an endemic social problem and an enduring human rights issue. Unlike men who are most likely to be victims of stranger assaults and violence, official data shows that women are most likely to be attacked, beaten, raped and killed by men known to them - either partners or family members.... more...

  • Honour-Based Violenceby Dr Aisha K Gill; Dr Nazand Begikhani; Professor Gill Hague

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    ?Honour'-based violence is a form of intimate violence committed against women (and some men) by husbands, fathers, brothers and male relatives. A very common social phenomenon, it has existed throughout history and in a wide variety of societies across the world, from white European to African cultures, from South and East Asia to Latin America.... more...

  • Female and Armedby Lynne Finch

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 14.99

    In Female and Armed Lynne Finch offers an information-packed follow-up to her first book, Taking Your First Shot . Based on questions and requests from readers, this book addresses more advanced techniques for personal defense as well as range drills to help readers practice and hone those skills. It?s important to know how to defend yourself,... more...

  • Victimsby Ross McGarry; Sandra Walklate

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 48.95

    The study of victims of crime is a central concern for criminologists around the world. In recent years, some victimologists have become increasingly engaged in positivist debates on the differences between victims and non-victims, how these differences can be measured and what could be done to improve the victims' experience of the criminal justice... more...

  • Victims and Restorative Justiceby Inge Vanfraechem; Daniela Bolívar Fernández; Ivo Aertsen

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Restorative justice aims to address the consequences of crime by encouraging victims and offenders to communicate and discuss the harm caused by the crime that has been committed. In the majority of cases, restorative justice is facilitated by direct and indirect dialogue between victims and offenders, but it also includes support networks and sometimes... more...

  • Violence against Womenby Nicole Westmarland

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Violence against women is an enduring problem around the globe, yet very few books look at the full range of men?s violences against women ? perpetrated in relationships, in the family, in public spaces, and in institutions. While books that look at different types of violence, such as domestic violence, ?honour? based violence and rape in isolation... more...

  • Gender Expertise in Public Policyby Season Hoard

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 105.00

    Through a selection of in-depth interviews, a survey of experts working with the European Union and United Nations, and Qualitative Comparative Analysis of policy debates, this text rethinks our understanding of gender expertise and the circumstances that lead to expert success in public policy. more...