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Birthed from Scorched Hearts

Women Respond to War

by MariJo Moore

<p>Award-winning author MariJo Moore asked women from around the world to consider the devastating nature of conflict—inner wars, outer wars, public battles, and personal losses. Their answers, in the form of poignant poetry and essays, examine ...

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Blood, Bullets and Bodies

by Imani M. Tafari-Ama

<p>The true story of Blood, Bullets and Bodies: a critical multimedia exposé about the factors subverting the political will to act in the best interest of the poor, even when explicit just cause exists for such altruistic action to take ...

ISBN: 9781786451378

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Broken Gourds

by Beresford McLean

<p> </p> <p><em>Broken Gourds</em> is set in Albion, Jamaica between 1880s and 1950s. Descendants of the British continue exploiting the progeny of African ex-slaves.</p> <p>Dada, a simpleton and main character is born of lowly African ...

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Campus Action Against Sexual Assault: Needs, Policies, Procedures, and Training Programs

Needs, Policies, Procedures, and Training Programs

by Michele A. Paludi

<p>A practical guide to prevention of and response to sexual assault on college campuses, this invaluable resource will help ensure Title IX compliance—and can also help reduce the incidence of these all-too-prevalent events.</p> <p>• Explores ...

ISBN: 9781440838156

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Child Sexual Abuse

Moral Panic or State of Denial?

by David Pilgrim

<p>Child sexual abuse is a major public policy challenge. Many child protection measures were beginning to reduce its occurrence. However, that progress was impeded by online grooming, the downloading of indecent images of children and even ...

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Child Soldiers in the Western Imagination

From Patriots to Victims

by David M Rosen

<p>When we hear the term “child soldiers,” most Americans imagine innocent victims roped into bloody conflicts in distant war-torn lands like Sudan and Sierra Leone. Yet our own history is filled with examples of children involved in ...

ISBN: 9780813572895

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Children Affected by Armed Conflict

Theory, Method, and Practice

by Myriam Denov & Bree Akesson

<p>Societal turbulence, state collapse, religious and ethnic conflict, poverty, hunger, and social exclusion all underlie children's involvement in armed conflict. Drawing from empirical studies in eleven conflict-ridden countries, including ...

ISBN: 9780231539678

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Civil–Military Entanglements

Anthropological Perspectives

by Birgitte Refslund Sørensen & Eyal Ben-Ari

<p>Military-civilian encounters are multiple and diverse in our times. Contributors to this volume demonstrate how military and civilian domains are constituted through entanglements undermining the classic civil-military binary and manifest ...

ISBN: 9781789201963

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Civilized Violence

Subjectivity, Gender and Popular Cinema

by David Hansen-Miller

<p>Civilized Violence provides a social and historical explanation for the popular appeal of cinema violence. There is a significant amount of research on the effects of media violence, but less work on what attracts audiences to representations

ISBN: 9781317165422

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Color of Violence

The INCITE! Anthology

by INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence

<p>The editors and contributors to <em>Color of Violence</em> ask: What would it take to end violence against women of color? Presenting the fierce and vital writing of organizers, lawyers, scholars, poets, and policy makers, <em>Color of ...

ISBN: 9780822373445

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Come With Daddy

by Carolyn Harris Johnson

Come with Daddy examines the tragic crime of familicide the murder-suicide of children and a parent in the context of a dispute over custody or access. The trauma of this offence reverberates through the families communitites and across ...

ISBN: 9781742580630

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Conflict for Space

A Focus on Identity Duality

by Shavkat Kasymov

<p>This book argues that a sense of affinity for land and space constitutes the foundation of human agency and underlies all social activity of human beings from a personal level to family, nation, region, and the world. Identities, to which the

ISBN: 9780761868750

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Contemporary Issues in Victimology

Identifying Patterns and Trends

by Gaylene S. Armstrong, Kathryn A. Branch, Jaclyn M. Cwick & others

<p><em>Contemporary Issues in Victimology: Identifying Patterns and Trends</em> examines current topics in victimology and explores the main issues surrounding them. Key topics include: intimate partner violence and dating violence, rape and ...

ISBN: 9781498566384

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Crime And Society

by Afroze Eqbal

<p>Crime and society are closely linked &quot; for better and for worse. Society is strongly affected by crime, both due to the cost of crime, as well as the decline in the quality of life that citizens suffer as a result of crime. However, ...

ISBN: 9789387846395

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Crime and Violence in the Caribbean

Lessons from Jamaica

by Andrew J. Bain, Orville Wayne Beckford, Taneisha P. Brown & others

<p>This volume provides an overview of the Caribbean countries, its colonial history, causes, costs and consequences of crime and violence in the Caribbean. The contributors pull from primary research and the available data from multiple sources

ISBN: 9781498549301

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Cultivating Peace

Becoming a 21st Century Peace Ambassador

by James O'Dea

<p>This profound guidebook reframes and expands the mission of building a global culture of peace. Going far beyond conventional techniques of conflict resolution, James O’Dea provides a holistic approach to peace work, covering its oft-ignored ...

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Curing Exceptionalism: What's wrong with how we think about the United States? What can we do about it?

by David Swanson

<p>U.S. exceptionalism, the idea that the United States of America is superior to other nations, is no more fact-based and no less harmful than racism, sexism, and other forms of bigotry. The purpose of this book is to persuade you of that ...

ISBN: 9781456630874

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Cyberbullying and the Wild, Wild Web

What You Need to Know

by J. A. Hitchcock

<p>The world has changed drastically over the past decade. The Internet has had a huge part in that, as it has made the world more accessible to anyone of any age, race, or gender. Used for entertainment, education, shopping, dating and more, ...

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Dark Ideas

How Neo-Nazi and Violent Jihadi Ideologues Shaped Modern Terrorism

by Travis Morris

<p><em>Dark Ideas</em> is the first book of its kind to show how ideas have transformed violent extremism over the past six decades. Certain violent jihadi and neo-Nazi innovations have now become accepted practices by groups and individuals, ...

ISBN: 9780739191057

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Deadly Force

Fatal Confrontations With Police

by Associated Press

Ferguson became the impetus for a national movement. Soon, other fatal officer-involved encounters with black suspects drew similar scrutiny. In South Carolina, officer Michael Slager was charged with murder in the death of 50-year-old Walter ...

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