Violent Crime Products

  • Perpetrators of Intimate Partner Sexual Violence

    A Multidisciplinary Approach to Prevention, Recognition, and Intervention

    Edited by Louise McOrmond-Plummer, Jennifer Y. Levy-Peck, Patricia Easteal

    Research shows that intimate partner sexual violence (IPSV) is the most common form of sexual assault. Professional focus is often on the victim, but more information is needed about the perpetrators in order to have a fuller understanding of this crime. The very nature of IPSV—sexual assault…

    Paperback – 2016-12-22 

  • Domestic Violence in International Context

    Edited by Diana Scharff Peterson, Julie Schroeder

    Domestic violence does not discriminate and is prevalent throughout the word regardless of race, age or socio-economic status. Why, then, do reactions and response differ so widely throughout the world? While some countries work diligently to address the matter through prevention and training,…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Online Hate and Harmful Content

    Cross-National Perspectives

    By Teo Keipi, Matti Näsi, Atte Oksanen, Pekka Räsänen

    Over the past couple of decades, different types of hate material have become an increasing concern as the easy and often anonymous access to excessive amount online content has opened the internet up to both use and abuse. Indeed, by providing inexpensive and instantaneous access without necessary…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07 
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Victims of Violence and Restorative Practices

    Finding a Voice

    By Tinneke Van Camp

    Restorative justice occupies an important place in criminological literature and criminal justice policies and is about facilitating communication between victims, offenders and communities in search of conciliation. Research shows that victims of crime are generally highly satisfied with…

    Paperback – 2016-11-19 
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Interpersonal Violence

    Differences and Connections

    Edited by Marita Husso, Tuija Virkki, Marianne Notko, Helena Hirvonen, Jari Eilola

    From early modernity to today, society has encountered various forms of interpersonal violence. Through exploration of particular areas within Europe and Russia to Africa, America and Asia, this collection presents both differences and connections among various forms of interpersonal violence in…

    Hardback – 2016-11-18 
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • 100 Years of Irish Republican Violence: 1916-2016

    Edited by John Morrison, Paul Gill

    At Easter of 1916 an armed insurrection, launched by paramilitary republicans, took place in Ireland. When the General Post Office in Dublin was seized on Easter Monday, the rebels declared a free Irish Republic, independent from Great Britain. In the century that has passed since the Easter Rising…

    Hardback – 2016-11-14 

  • Masculinity, War and Violence

    Edited by Ann-Dorte Christensen, Palle Rasmussen

    Addressing the relationship between masculinity, war, and violence, this book covers these themes broadly and across different disciplines. These analyses are located at different levels: public policies at the macro level; resistance and independence movements at the meso level; and masculine…

    Hardback – 2016-11-04 

  • Aggression and Violence

    A Social Psychological Perspective

    Edited by Brad J. Bushman

    This book provides a broad and contemporary overview of aggression and violence by some of the most internationally renowned researchers in the field. It begins with an integrative theoretical understanding of aggression and shows how animal models shed light on human aggression and violence.…

    Paperback – 2016-10-28 
    Psychology Press
    Frontiers of Social Psychology

  • Alternative Offences and Defences to Murder

    An International Perspective

    By Kate Fitz-Gibbon

    Over the past three decades, the operation of the partial defence of provocation has attracted significant community attention, scholarly debate and political interest in an international range of jurisdictions. In fact, it is difficult to locate a jurisdiction that has not confronted to some…

    Hardback – 2016-09-30

  • Psychological Violence in the Workplace

    New perspectives and shifting frameworks

    By Emily Schindeler, Janet Ransley, Danielle Reynald

    Violence is defined by the World Health Organisation as the intentional use of physical force or power, threatened or actual, which either results in or has a high likelihood of resulting in injury, death, or psychological harm. But while physical violence is seen as unacceptable, why is…

    Hardback – 2016-09-29
    Routledge Studies in Criminal Behaviour

  • Australian Violence

    Crime, Criminal Justice and Beyond

    Edited by Julie Stubbs, Stephen A. Tomsen

    Almost three decades have passed since a series of gun massacres shocked the nation and led to a major inquiry into Australian violence. Its ground breaking report unveiled the centrality of violence in our history and society – violence that commonly occurs in the routines and practices of…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31
    Federation Press

  • Interrogating the Perpetrator

    Violation, Culpability, and Human Rights

    Edited by Cathy J Schlund-Vials, Samuel Martínez

    Set adjacent to "victims" and "bystanders," "perpetrators" are by no means marginalized figures in human rights scholarship. Nevertheless, the extent to which the perpetrator is not only socially imagined but also sociologically constructed remains a central concern in studies of state-authorized…

    Hardback – 2016-08-05

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