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The Workplace Violence Prevention Handbook

by Don Philpott

<p>Workplace violence can occur anywhere: schools, office buildings, hospitals, or late-night convenience stores. It can occur day or night, inside or outside of the workplace, and it can include threats, harassment, bullying, stalking, verbal ...

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To Report or Not To Report

by Emily Jacob

<p><strong>To Report or Not To Report: Survivor Testimony of the (In)Justice System</strong> sheds light on the real-life experiences of rape survivors in their decision to report, or not to report, what happened to them.</p> <p>Only a minority

ISBN: 9781386230922

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Torn from the World

A Guerrilla's Escape from a Secret Prison in Mexico

by John Gibler

<p>&quot;The book that most shocked me this year for its literary quality is called <em>Tzompaxtle</em>, although in English it has another title, <em>Torn from the World</em>. The author is John Gibler, a real outlaw.&quot;--Diego Enrique ...

ISBN: 9780872867833

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Tragedy in Aurora

The Culture of Mass Shootings in America

by Tom Diaz

<p><em>Tragedy in Aurora</em> is about the 2012 murder of budding sports journalist Jessica (Jessi) Redfield Ghawi in a public mass shooting, and the widening circle of pain it inflicted on her family, friends, police, medical first responders, ...

ISBN: 9781538123447

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Under the Gun

Weapons, Crime, and Violence in America

by Peter H. Rossi

<p>In 1978, the Social and Demographic Research Institute of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, received a grant from the National Institute of Justice to undertake a comprehensive review of the literature on weapons, crime, and violence ...

ISBN: 9781351300780

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Understanding Predatory Leadership: The First Step Toward a World Free of War, Corruption and Poverty

by Matt Kramer

<p>Over the centuries, humanity has been resourceful, creative, brilliant, innovative and expert at solving problems. But within our accomplishments, there are problems that have been impossible to solve. Tragically they represent our worst ...

ISBN: 9781311282262

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Unraveling and Reweaving Sacred Canon in Africana Womanhood

by Liz S. Alexander, Rose Mary Amenga-Etego, Rabiatu Ammah & others

<p>In this collection, continental and diasporan African women interrogate the concept “sacred text” and analyze ways oral and written religious “texts” intersect with violence against African-descended women and girls. While the sanctioned idea

ISBN: 9781498518222

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Unsettling Truths

The Ongoing, Dehumanizing Legacy of the Doctrine of Discovery

by Mark Charles & Soong-Chan Rah

<p><em>Unsettling Truths</em></p> ...

ISBN: 9780830887590

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Victims, Atrocity and International Criminal Justice

Lessons from Cambodia

by Rachel Killean

<p>While international criminal courts have often been declared as bringing ‘justice’ to victims, their procedures and outcomes historically showed little reflection of the needs and interests of victims themselves. This situation has changed ...

ISBN: 9781351733311

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Violence

Humans in Dark Times

by Brad Evans, Natasha Lennard, Simon Critchley & others

<p>There are a number of anthologies on violence, but none exist as presented in this conversational interview format, which provides a meaningful and sophisticated introduction into the most cutting-edge thinking on the problem of violence in ...

ISBN: 9780872867802

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Violence against Queer People

Race, Class, Gender, and the Persistence of Anti-LGBT Discrimination

by Doug Meyer

<p>Violence against lesbians and gay men has increasingly captured media and scholarly attention. But these reports tend to focus on one segment of the LGBT community—white, middle class men—and largely ignore that part of the community that ...

ISBN: 9780813573175

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Violence and Crime in Latin America

Representations and Politics

by Cecilia Menjívar

<p>According to media reports, Latin America is one of the most violent regions in the world—a distinction it held throughout the twentieth century. The authors of <em>Violence and Crime in Latin America</em> contend that perceptions and ...

ISBN: 9780806158808

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Violence and Trauma in the Lives of Children [2 volumes]

by Joy D. Osofsky & Betsy McAlister Groves

<p>Explains the neurological, emotional, and behavioral impacts of violence and trauma experienced by newborns, infants, children, and teenagers.</p> <p>• Explains the effects of a range of types of violence and trauma, including child abuse, ...

ISBN: 9781440852596

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Violence as a Generative Force

Identity, Nationalism, and Memory in a Balkan Community

by Max Bergholz

<p>During two terrifying days and nights in early September 1941, the lives of nearly two thousand men, women, and children were taken savagely by their neighbors in Kulen Vakuf, a small rural community straddling today’s border between ...

ISBN: 9781501706431

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Violence Expressed

An Anthropological Approach

by Nerina Weiss & Maria Six-Hohenbalken

<p>Violence Expressed explores the diverse expressions and manifestations through which the meaning of violent experiences and events is (re)produced. As language alone does not always suffice for the description of violence, this book focuses ...

ISBN: 9781317001713

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Violence in American Popular Culture [2 volumes]

by David Schmid

<p>Few topics are discussed more broadly today than violence in American popular culture. Unfortunately, such discussion is often unsupported by fact and lacking in historical context. This two-volume work aims to remedy that through a series of

ISBN: 9781440832062

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Violence in Capitalism

Devaluing Life in an Age of Responsibility

by James A. Tyner

<p>What, James Tyner asks, separates the murder of a runaway youth from the death of a father denied a bone-marrow transplant because of budget cuts? Moving beyond our culture’s reductive emphasis on whether a given act of violence is ...

ISBN: 9780803284562

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Violence in the Home

Multidisciplinary Perspectives

by Karel Kurst-Swanger & Jacqueline L. Petcosky

<p>Violence in the home is one of the most damaging and widespread of social problems. It is an issue that cuts across all socioeconomic, racial, ethnic, gender, and age boundaries. This important book reviews the most current theoretical ...

ISBN: 9780190287948

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Visions of Political Violence

by Vincenzo Ruggiero

<p>In this book, Vincenzo Ruggiero offers a typology of different forms of political violence. From systemic and institutional violence, to the behaviour of crowds, to armed conflict and terrorism, Ruggiero draws on a range of perspectives from ...

ISBN: 9781000034288

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War

An Enquiry

by A. C. Grayling

<p><strong>A renowned philosopher challenges long-held views on just wars, ethical conduct during war, why wars occur, how they alter people and societies, and more</strong></p> <p>For residents of the twenty-first century, a vision of a future

ISBN: 9780300226287

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