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  1. Managing Clinical Risk

    A Guide to Effective Practice

    Edited by Caroline Logan, Lorraine Johnstone

    Series: Issues in Forensic Psychology

    Violence directed towards others and violence directed towards oneself cause an immense amount of physical and psychological damage – to the harmed and the harmful person alike, to their families, and to the public at large. Managing clinical risk is an authoritative manual for practitioners...

    Published August 9th 2012 by Willan

  2. Raising the Bar

    By Kathryn Graham, Ross Homel

    Series: Crime Science Series

    This book provides a definitive review of knowledge about bar room environments and their regulation, and provides directions for the prevention of aggression, violence and injury in and around public drinking establishments. It shows why drinking establishments are high risk for aggression, why...

    Published July 5th 2012 by Willan

  3. Prison Violence

    The Dynamics of Conflict, Fear and Power

    By Kimmett Edgar, Ian O'Donnell, Carol Martin

    Prisons are dangerous places, and assaults, threats, theft and verbal abuse are pervasive - attributable both to the characteristics of the captive population and to an institutional sub culture which promotes violence as a means of resolving conflicts. Yet the crimes perpetrated by prisoners on...

    Published May 17th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Genocide, State Crime, and the Law

    In the Name of the State

    By Jennifer Balint

    Genocide, State Crime and the Law critically explores the use and role of law in the perpetration, redress and prevention of mass harm by the state. In this broad ranging book, Jennifer Balint charts the place of law in the perpetration of genocide and other crimes of the state together with its...

    Published March 8th 2012 by Routledge-Cavendish

  5. Endangered Children

    Homicide and Other Crimes, Second Edition

    By Lita Linzer Schwartz, Natalie K. Isser

    From infancy onward, children are in danger from many sources, including parental and sibling abuse, drug abuse and mental illness in the home, parental neglect, and poverty. Removing an at-risk child from a troubled environment brings on a host of new concerns and is not always a panacea....

    Published December 13th 2011 by CRC Press

  6. Psychological Aspects of Crisis Negotiation, Second Edition

    By Thomas Strentz

    While there are many books on crisis negotiation, most of the current literature focuses on the history and mechanics of this dynamic process, leaving out critical elements that are required for a successful encounter with a hostage-taker or other malfeasant. Psychological Aspects of Crisis...

    Published December 1st 2011 by CRC Press

  7. Handbook on Sexual Violence

    Edited by Jennifer M. Brown, Sandra L. Walklate

    This book contextualizes the complexity of sexual violence within its broader context – from war to the resolution of interpersonal disputes – and covers a wide span including sexual harassment, bullying, rape and murder as well as domestic violence. Written by leading academics from a variety...

    Published October 19th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Theorizing Sexual Violence

    Edited by Renée J. Heberle, Victoria Grace

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    Taking sexual violence in the form of rape and hetero-psychological/physical abuse, trafficking, and harassment as a point of departure, the authors of this volume explore questions about the relationship between sex, sexuality and violence in order to better understand the terms on which women's...

    Published October 11th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Honour, Violence, Women and Islam

    Edited by Mohammad Mazher Idriss, Tahir Abbas

    Why are honour killings and honour-related violence (HRV) so important to understand? What do such crimes represent? And how does HRV fit in with Western views and perceptions of Islam? This distinctively comparative collection examines the concept of HRV against women in general and Muslim women...

    Published August 19th 2011 by Routledge-Cavendish

  10. Internet Child Abuse: Current Research and Policy

    Edited by Julia Davidson, Petter Gottschalk

    Internet Child Abuse: Current Research and Policy provides a timely overview of international policy, legislation and offender management and treatment practice in the area of Internet child abuse. Internet use has grown considerably over the last five years, and information technology now forms a...

    Published August 18th 2011 by Routledge-Cavendish