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Pages: 396
Authors: Obi N.I. Ebbe, Dilip K. Das
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Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-07-20 - Publisher: CRC Press

The abuse of women and children transcends geographical boundaries as well as economic, cultural, religious, political, and social divisions. Comprised of the work of more than 20 academics and practitioners from around the world, Criminal Abuse of Women and Children documents the atrocities that have been committed against these victims
Women and Children as Victims and Offenders: Background, Prevention, Reintegration
Language: en
Pages: 1004
Authors: Helmut Kury, Sławomir Redo, Evelyn Shea
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-06-01 - Publisher: Springer

This work compiles experiences and lessons learned in meeting the unique needs of women and children regarding crime prevention and criminal justice, in particular the treatment and social reintegration of offenders, and serves a as a cross-disciplinary work for academic and policy-making analyses and follow-up in developing and developed countries.
Child Abuse, Child Exploitation, and Criminal Justice Responses
Language: en
Pages: 472
Authors: Daniel G. Murphy, April G. Rasmussen
Categories: Social Science
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There are few things is our society that provoke such raw emotions as that of child abuse. Most people, justifiably so, are outraged when they hear of allegations of abuse, and their anger is intensified as they learn of what seems to be an inappropriate criminal justice response. However, the
Women and Crime: A Reference Handbook
Language: en
Pages: 339
Authors: Judith Ann Warner
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-07-19 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Drawing on government data and interdisciplinary expertise, this timely book seeks to explain why the changing economic and legal status of women has not reduced the gender gap in criminal offending. • Quotations from women offenders that explain their actions and situate them in life-history trajectories associated with criminal behavior
Routledge Handbook of Criminology
Language: en
Pages: 584
Authors: Cindy J. Smith, Sheldon X. Zhang, Rosemary Barberet
Categories: Social Science
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This Handbook showcases the latest thinking and findings from a group of senior and promising young scholars around the world who have come together in an effort to broaden our perspectives in understanding crime and social control across borders and nationalities. It is divided into three parts, in which three