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  • Silenced Victims of Wartime Sexual Violence

    By Olivera Simic

    The condemnation of wartime sexual violence as a gross violation of human rights has received widespread support. While rape and other forms of sexual violence have attracted considerable local and international attention, this often excludes wartime sexual violence among women belonging to…

    Hardback – 2016-05-15 
    Routledge
    Post-Conflict Law and Justice

  • The Istanbul Convention, Domestic Violence and Human Rights

    By Ronagh McQuigg

    The Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (also known as the Istanbul Convention) was adopted by the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe on 7 April 2011. The Convention entered into force on 1 August 2014 and has currently been ratified by…

    Hardback – 2016-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Understanding Gender Based Violence

    National and international contexts

    Edited by Nadia Aghtaie, Geetanjali Gangoli

    This book aims to bring together the pioneering research on gender based violence that has been conducted by the Centre for Gender and Violence Research at the School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol. Topics discussed include violence in young people’s relationships, prostitution policy,…

    Paperback – 2016-04-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Shades of Grey - Domestic and Sexual Violence Against Women

    Law Reform and Society

    By Anna Carline, Patricia Easteal

    Arguing that law must be looked at holistically, this book investigates the ‘hidden gender’ of the so-called neutral or objective legal principles that structure the law addressing violence against women. Adopting an explicitly feminist perspective, it investigates how legal responses to violence…

    Paperback – 2016-04-20 
    Routledge

  • Human Trafficking

    Contexts and Connections to Conventional Crime

    Edited by Joan Reid

    Human trafficking involves the violation of societal norms and often activates criminal justice responses including police, courts, juvenile justice, and child protective services. Due to the complex nature of human trafficking, some behaviours that facilitate human trafficking cannot be easily…

    Hardback – 2016-04-13 
    Routledge Academic

  • Homicide, Gender and Responsibility

    An International Perspective

    Edited by Kate Fitz-Gibbon, Sandra Walklate

    The crime of homicide has long animated academic debate, community concern and political attention. The discussion has often centered on the perceived (in)adequacy of legal responses to homicide, questions of culpability, and divergent representations of victims and offenders. Within this, notions…

    Hardback – 2016-04-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Violence against Women in Pornography

    By Walter S. DeKeseredy, Marilyn Corsianos

    Violence against Women in Pornography illuminates the ways in which adult pornography hurts many women, both on and off screen. A growing body of social scientific knowledge shows that it is strongly associated with various types of violence against women in intimate relationships. Many women who…

    Paperback – 2015-12-01
    Routledge

  • Men, Masculinities and Violence

    An Ethnographic Study

    By Anthony Ellis

    Why do some men use physical violence against others? How do some men come to value physical violence as a resource? Drawing on in-depth ethnographic research conducted with men involved in serious violence and crime over a period of two years in the North of England, Anthony Ellis addresses these…

    Hardback – 2015-11-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • State Crime, Women and Gender

    By Victoria E. Collins

    The United Nations has called violence against women "the most pervasive, yet least recognized human rights abuse in the world" and there is a long-established history of the systematic victimization of women by the state during times of peace and conflict. This book contributes to the established…

    Hardback – 2015-10-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Experiences of Islamophobia

    Living with Racism in the Neoliberal Era

    By James Carr

    Since 9/11 interest in Islamophobia has steadily increased – as has the number of academic publications discussing the phenomenon. However, theoretical expositions have dominated the field. Lived experiences of Islamophobia, by contrast, have received little attention. In recognition of the…

    Hardback – 2015-09-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

  • Pathways to Sexual Aggression

    Edited by Jean Proulx, Eric Beauregard, Patrick Lussier, Benoit Leclerc

    Most people who read an article in the newspaper about the brutal rape of a woman by a stranger, or the long-standing sexual abuse of a young boy by his step-father have a strong visceral reaction which is a mix of anger, fear, and incomprehension. Apart from these aversive reactions, several…

    Paperback – 2015-09-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Criminal Behaviour

  • Encyclopedia of Domestic Violence

    Edited by Nicky Ali Jackson

    The Encyclopedia of Domestic Violence is a modern reference from the leading international scholars in domestic violence research. This ground-breaking project has created the first ever publication of an encyclopedia of domestic violence. The primary goal of the Encyclopedia is to provide…

    Paperback – 2015-08-24
    Routledge

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