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Victims of crimes. Victimology

  • 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...

  • Wounds of the Spiritby Traci C. West

    NYU Press 1999; US$ 27.00

    In Wounds of the Spirit , Traci West employs first person accounts-from slave narratives to contemporary interviews to Tina Turner's autobiography-to document a historical legacy of violence against black women in the United States. West, a black feminist Christian ethicist, situates spiritual matters within a discussion of the psycho-social impact... more...

  • Women, Violence, and the Mediaby Drew Humphries

    Northeastern University Press 2009; US$ 26.99

    Provocative collection of essays designed to give students an understanding of media representations of women’s experience of violence and to educate a new generation to recognize and critique media images of women more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.34

    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...

  • Women, Policing, and Male Violence (Routledge Revivals)by Jalna Hanmer; Jill Radford; Elizabeth Stanko

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 40.50

    First published in 1989, this book focuses on the policing of male violence against women. It is an issue that has been criticised substantially in the past, and the book shows how even police themselves have sometimes admitted that women have received inadequate treatment. The book includes contributions from North America, Australia, and Western... more...

  • Why Women Are Beaten and Killedby Jo-Ann Della Giustina

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 149.95

    This study explores the patterns of femicide in 106 medium and large U.S. cities through the examination of the inequalities of race, gender, and economics. more...

  • Violence in the Lives of Black Womenby Carolyn West

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.73

    Break the silence surrounding Black women's experiences of violence! Written from a Black feminist perspective by therapists, researchers, activists, and survivors, Violence in the Lives of Black Women: Battered, Black, and Blue sheds new light on an understudied field. For too long, Black women have been suffering the effects of violence in painful... more...

  • Violence and Social Injustice Against Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Peopleby Lacey Sloan; Nora Gustavsson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 28.74

    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...

  • Violence and Gender in the "New" Europeby Beverly M. Weber

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00

    Weber contributes to the ongoing scholarly discussion about Islam in the West, demonstrating how current thinking about gender violence prohibits the intellectual inquiry necessary to act against such violence, and analyzes ways in which Muslim women participate in the public sphere by thematizing violence in literature, art, and media. more...

  • Violence against Womenby Nicole Westmarland

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 45.73

    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...