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Victims of crimes. Victimology

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  • International Handbook of Victimologyby Shlomo Giora Shoham; Paul Knepper; Martin Kett

    CRC Press 2010; US$ 57.95

    In the nearly four decades since the First International Symposium on Victimology convened in Jerusalem in 1973, some concepts and themes have continued to hold a prominent place in the literature, while new ones have also emerged. Exploring enduring topics such as conceptions of victimhood, secondary and hidden victimization, and social services... more...

  • The Red Marketby Scott Carney

    HarperCollins 2011; US$ 19.52

    “An unforgettable nonfiction thriller, expertly reported….A tremendously revealing and twisted ride, where life and death are now mere cold cash commodities.” —Michael Largo, author of Final Exits Award-winning investigative journalist and contributing Wired editor Scott Carney leads readers on a breathtaking journey through the macabre underworld... more...

  • The Victimization of Womenby Michelle L. Meloy; Susan L. Miller

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 19.99

    The Victimization of Women is a balanced, comprehensive, and objective synthesis of the most significant research on the victimizations, violence, and victim politics that disproportionately affect women. It examines the history of violence against women, the surrounding debates, the legal reforms and justice system outcomes, the related media and... more...

  • Come with Daddyby Carolyn Harris Johnson

    The University of Western Australia Publishing 2005; US$ 14.99

    Familicide, murder-suicide of children and parent, trauma, mental and physical illness, social dysfunction, survivor accounts, history of violence and warning signs, troubled families, crime prevention more...

  • Are You Okay?by Pete Wallis

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2010; US$ 26.95

    Are You Okay deals with these issues that many adults may face when trying to help a young person in their care in the aftermath of a crime. It provides detailed information on the different types of crime from assault and hate crime to cyberbullying and sexual abuse, and explores how they may affect the young person in different ways. more...

  • Gender and Violence in the Middle Eastby Moha Ennaji; Fatima Sadiqi

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 45.90

    This book explores the relationship between Islamism, secularism and violence against women in the Middle East and North Africa. Drawing on case studies from across the region, the authors examine the historical, cultural, religious, social, legal and political factors affecting this key issue. Chapters by established scholars from within and outside... more...

  • Gender Violenceby Sally Engle Merry

    Wiley 2011; US$ 40.95 US$ 36.86

    Taking an anthropological perspective, this comprehensive book offers a highly readable and concise overview of what constitutes gender violence, its social context, and important directions in intervention and reform. Uses stories, personal accounts, case studies and a global perspective to provide a vivid and engaging portrait of forms of violence... more...

  • Honor Killings in the Twenty-First Centuryby Nicole Pope

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 34.00

    Thousands of women are murdered every year by close relatives for allegedly violating an unwritten social code or rebelling against the patriarchal order. The book examines the roots and evolution of honor-based violence, as well as the ongoing struggle to eradicate it worldwide. more...

  • Pamela's Warby Cherryl Vines

    The History Press 2012; US$ 4.99

    It is the third of September 1939. It is just after half past eleven in the morning. I am fifteen years and sixteen days old. The radiogram at my home, the Woodman Hotel in Clent, has just been switched off, the silence resonates around the room, and a deathly hush has fallen. The Prime Minister, Neville Chamberlain, has declared that, despite the... more...

  • Picking Up the Pieces without Picking Upby Jennifer Storm

    Central Recovery Press, LLC 2011; US$ 15.99

    Educational material on criminal proceedings and victims' rights presented in an accessible way make this a unique resource. more...