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Victims of crimes. Victimology

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  • Controversies in Victimologyby Laura J. Moriarty

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 30.45

    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$ 19.99

    Rana Husseini’s hard hitting and controversial examination of honour crimes is a fearless, groundbreaking account of a topic that can no longer be ignored. Claiming the lives of 5,000 women every year, and common in many traditional societies around the world, as well as in migrant communities in Europe and the USA, these so-called Honour Killings’... more...

  • Women, Sexual Violence and the Indonesian Killings of 1965-66by Annie Pohlman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.99

    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...

  • Tackling Disability Discrimination and Disability Hate Crimeby Paul Giannasi; Robina Shah; Jemma Tyson; Mike Smith; Nathan Hall; Mark Brookes; David Cain; Phillipa Russell; Kathryn Stone; Catherine White; Sylvia Lancaster; Bob Munn; Paul Frederick; Melanie Giannasi; Matt Houghton; Syed Mohammed Musa Naqvi; Nigel Crisp; Sheila Hollins

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 41.95

    A powerful and comprehensive look at disability discrimination and disability hate crimes, offering recommendations for a cross-government response to ensure disabled people are seen and treated as equal citizens. more...

  • The Post-Election Violence in Kenyaby Sosteness Francis Materu

    T.M.C. Asser Press 2014; US$ 128.61

    Since the historic Nuremberg Trial of 1945 an international customary law principle has developed that commission of a core crime under international law – war crimes, genocide, crimes against humanity and aggression – should not go unpunished. History shows, that when in Africa such violations occurred, especially as a result of election disputes,... 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...

  • Violence against Womenby Nicole Westmarland

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 46.34

    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...

  • Getting Playedby Jody Miller

    NYU Press 2008; US$ 26.00

    2010 Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship Book Award from the American Sociological Association; Race, Gender, and Class Section 2008 Finalist, The Society for the Study of Social Problems C. Wright Mills Award Much has been written about the challenges that face urban African American young men, but less is said about the harsh realities... more...

  • Loving to Surviveby Dee L.R. Graham

    NYU Press 1995; US$ 30.00

    Have you wondered: Why women are more sympathetic than men toward O. J. Simpson? Why women were no more supportive of the Equal Rights Amendment than men? Why women are no more likely than men to support a female political candidate? Why women are no more likely than men to embrace feminism--a movement by, about, and for women? Why some women... more...

  • Media Circusby Kim Goldman; Tatsha Robertson

    BenBella Books, Inc. 2015; US$ 24.99

    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...