Violence and Abuse Products

  • The Outlaw Biker Legacy of Violence

    By Thomas Barker

    Outlaw bikers represent a very small percentage of motorcycle riders who join motorcycle clubs, but they receive disproportionate attention due to their mystique, unconventional behavior, and violence. Although the outlaw biker phenomenon started in the United States, it has since spread throughout…

    Paperback – 2018-05-30 

  • Disability, Gender and Violence over the Life-Course

    Global Perspectives and Human Rights Approaches

    Edited by Sonali Shah, Caroline Bradbury-Jones

    Disability and violence are global human rights issues that cut across gender, race, geographical, religious, socio-economic status and cultural boundaries. They can be viewed as socially produced and culturally constructed, and can manifest at different or multiple, generational locations over a…

    Hardback – 2018-05-18 
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Therapy with Harming Fathers, Victimized Children and their Mothers after Parental Child Sexual Assault

    Forging Enduring Safety

    By Dale Tolliday, Jo Spangaro, Lesley Laing

    Parental child sexual assault is the most hidden and complex forms of child abuse and one of the most difficult to guard against. This is the first book to provide an evidence-based approach to working with parental child sexual assault which includes intervention with the offending father, child…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge Academic

  • Routledge International Handbook of Sexual Homicide Studies

    Edited by Jean Proulx, Eric Beauregard, Adam J. Carter, Andreas Mokros, Rajan Darjee, Jonathan James

    This book provides the first systematic overview of the theoretical, empirical, clinical, and police issues related to sexual murderers and murder. Bringing together leading researchers, theoreticians, and practitioners from across eight different countries, this is a truly international…

    Hardback – 2018-04-17 
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Social Work and Sexual Trauma Casebook

    Phenomenological Perspectives

    Edited by Miriam Jaffe, Jerry Floersch, Jeffrey Longhofer, Megan Conti

    This volume offers a collection of ten case studies from clinical social workers who work in the field of sexual trauma, with the objective of challenging and informing social work practice with survivors and perpetrators of sexual trauma. These steps are meant to help the process of treatment by…

    Paperback – 2018-04-09 

  • Domestic Homicide

    Patterns and Dynamics

    By Marieke Liem, Frans Koenraadt

    The literature on domestic violence will often treat homicide as its most extreme outcome. The reality is more nuanced, with many domestic homicides occurring within a history of abusive behaviour. This book offers a much-needed synthesis of the literature on domestic homicide, covering its history…

    Hardback – 2018-04-03 
    Routledge Studies in Criminal Behaviour

  • Violence against Women in India

    Edited by N. Prabha Unnithan, Mahesh K. Nalla

    Women in India constitute nearly half of its population of over a billion people, and this book is a rigorous social scientific examination of the issue of violence against women in India. It draws from the latest criminological research on the nature and extent of such violence; discusses cultural…

    Hardback – 2018-04-02 

  • Children, Sexuality, and Child Sexual Abuse

    By Dianna Kenny

    In the past 20 years, the progressive uncovering of child sexual abuse in institutional settings has reverberated across the globe with simultaneous investigations across Europe the English-speaking world. However, most books on child sexual abuse are narrowly focused and do not situate this most…

    Paperback – 2018-03-16 

  • Marriage Trafficking

    Women in Forced Wedlock

    By Kaye Quek

    This book examines the traffic in women for marriage, a phenomenon that has been largely overlooked in international efforts to address the problem of human trafficking. In contrast to current international and state-based approaches to trafficking, which tend to focus on sex trafficking and…

    Hardback – 2018-03-12 
    Routledge Studies in Gender and Global Politics

  • Child Sexual Abuse

    Moral Panic or State of Denial?

    By David Pilgrim

    Child sexual abuse is a major public policy challenge. Many child protection measures were beginning to reduce its occurrence. However, that progress was impeded by online grooming, the downloading of indecent images of children and even their abuse online in real time. This now places major…

    Paperback – 2018-02-14 

  • Domestic Violence Perpetrators

    Evidence-Informed Responses

    By John Devaney, Anne Lazenbatt

    Domestic violence is a serious, widespread public, social and health problem that affects the lives of many women, children and men. There is also evidence to suggest it has one of the highest rates of recidivism. This comprehensive book provides an overview of what the research tells us about the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-31 
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Understanding and Responding to Child Sexual Exploitation

    Edited by Helen Beckett, Jenny Pearce

    The issue of child sexual exploitation (CSE) has received intense scrutiny in recent years, following a number of high profile legal cases, serious case reviews and inquiries. This has resulted in increasing expectations that those working in the field will know how to appropriately manage and…

    Paperback – 2018-01-30 
    Routledge Academic

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