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  1. The Scene of Violence

    Cinema, Crime, Affect

    By Alison Young

    In the contemporary fascination with images of crime, violence gets under our skin and keeps us enthralled. The Scene of Violence explores the spectator’s encounter with the cinematic scene of violence – rape and revenge, homicide and serial killing, torture and terrorism. Providing a detailed...

    Published May 16th 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish

  2. Managing High Risk Sex Offenders in the Community

    Risk Management, Treatment and Social Responsibility

    Edited by Karen Harrison

    Sex offenders, and in particular paedophiles, have been the subject of much political and media attention, producing intensive debates about the best way of dealing with them. This book explores these issues, evaluating the measures in use or being considered, including drug treatment, MAPPA, the...

    Published February 28th 2010 by Willan

  3. Genocidal Crimes

    By Alex Alvarez

    Series: Key Ideas in Criminology

    Genocide has emerged as one of the leading problems of the twentieth century. No corner of the world seems immune from this form of collective violence. While many individuals are familiar with the term, few people have a clear understanding of what genocide is and how it is carried out. This book...

    Published October 14th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Violence and Abuse Issues

    Cross-Cultural Perspectives for Health and Social Services

    By Lee Ann Hoff

    After centuries of being considered a private matter in most societies, violence and its profound effect on the physical health, mental health, and social well-being of victims and their families, as well as on the assailants themselves, has started to take centre stage as a public issue of...

    Published June 28th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Violent and Sexual Offenders

    Assessment, Treatment and Management

    Edited by Jane Ireland, Carol A. Ireland, Philip Birch

    This book provides an authoritative overview and analysis of issues of assessment, treatment and management of dangerous offenders. It takes particular account of recent policy and legislative changes such as the Sexual Offences Act 2003 and the development of initiatives to manage dangerous...

    Published November 30th 2008 by Willan

  6. Public Opinion and Criminal Justice

    Context, Practice and Values

    Edited by Jane Wood, Theresa A. Gannon

    Public opinion is vital to the functioning of the criminal justice system but it is not at all clear how best to establish what this is, and what views people have on different aspects of criminal justice and the criminal justice system. Politicians and the media often assume that the public wants...

    Published October 31st 2008 by Willan

  7. Biosocial Criminology

    New Directions in Theory and Research

    Edited by Anthony Walsh, Kevin M Beaver

    Series: Criminology and Justice Studies

    Ideal for use, either as a second text in a standard criminology course, or for a discrete course on biosocial perspectives, this book of original chapters breaks new and important ground for ways today's criminologists need to think more broadly about the crime problem....

    Published September 30th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Violence and Sex Work in Britain

    By Hilary Kinnell

    This book is concerned with violence in the sex industry. It aims to provide an understanding of the nature of violence against sex workers and the relationship between violence, government legislation and policy, and law enforcement practices - an essential task in view particularly of the&...

    Published September 30th 2008 by Willan

  9. Sex as Crime?

    Edited by Gayle Letherby, Kate Williams, Philip Birch, Maureen E Cain

    This book brings together chapters by academics, researchers and practitioners to analyse how crimes such as sex work, domestic violence and rape and sexual assault have risen up the Government agenda in recent years. For example, the 'Paying the Price' consultation exercise on sex work in 2004,...

    Published June 30th 2008 by Willan

  10. Addressing Violence, Abuse and Oppression

    Debates and Challenges

    Edited by Barbara Fawcett, Fran Waugh

    Everyone working in health and social care is at one point or another confronted by violent behaviour and its consequences. Addressing Violence, Abuse and Oppression provides a broad overview of violence in relation to a range of groups and areas that involve human service professionals....

    Published November 21st 2007 by Routledge