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Victims of crimes. Victimology

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  • 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...

  • 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, Violence and Securityby Laura Shepherd

    Zed Books 2013; US$ 34.95

    Drawing together theoretical work on discourses of gender violence and international security, sexualised violence in war, gender and peace processes, and the domestic-international dichotomy, this book develops a discourse-theoretical analysis. more...

  • A Memory, a Monologue, a Rant, and a Prayerby Eve Ensler

    Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 13.98

    Selections from the “Until the Violence Stops” Festival Featuring writings by Abiola Abrams • Edward Albee • Tariq Ali • Maya Angelou • Periel Aschenbrand • Patricia Bosworth • Nicole Burdette • Kate Clinton • Kimberle Crenshaw • Michael Cunningham • Edwidge Danticat • Ariel Dorfman • Mollie Doyle • Slavenka Drakulic • Michael Eric Dyson • Dave Eggers... more...

  • A deafening silenceby Patrizia Romito

    Policy Press 2008; US$ 110.00

    This book analyses male violence against women and children, and the mechanisms society develops to push it out of sight. more...

  • Victim Assistanceby PhD Thomas L. Underwood; Christine Edmunds

    Springer Publishing Company 2002; US$ 109.99

    Based on the acclaimed professional certificate program, Advanced Institute on Victim Studies: Critical Analysis of Victim Assistance, this book identifies core content areas essential for practitioners working with crime victims. Recognizing the multidisciplined, multisystem field that encompasses victim assistance, the contributors present a solid... 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$ 40.64

    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...

  • Safeguarding Adultsby Suzan Collins

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2009; US$ 27.95

    Working in residential or domiciliary settings involves a continuing process of learning. Every day, social care workers face challenges that force them to think about what they do and how they do it. This is an interactive workbook providing social care workers with guidance on how to improve your knowledge through training and development. more...

  • Countering Gender Violenceby Kanchan Mathur

    SAGE Publications 2004; US$ 44.00

    Using rural Rajasthan as a case study, the author of this volume explores some crucial issues relating to the lives of the women in this region, and concludes that understanding violence and responses to violence are strongly influenced by cultural contexts and norms. The book: provides a theoretical framework by analyzing gender violence in the... more...