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(Re)Thinking Violence in Health Care Settings

A Critical Approach

by Trudy Rudge

<p>This comprehensive volume explores various forms of violence in health care settings. Using a broad range of critical approaches in the field of anthropology, cultural studies, gender studies, political philosophy and sociology, it examines ...

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A Courageous Fool

Marie Deans and Her Struggle against the Death Penalty

by Todd C. Peppers & Margaret A. Anderson

<p>There have been many heroes and victims in the battle to abolish the death penalty, and Marie Deans fits into both of those categories. A South Carolina native who yearned to be a fiction writer, Marie was thrust by a combination of ...

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Abetting Batterers

What Police, Prosecutors, and Courts Aren't Doing to Protect America's Women

by Andrew R. Klein & Jessica L. Klein

<p>Whatever the number, domestic violence victims remain far too many for a preventable crime. More and more victims of intimate partner violence are reaching out to police, prosecutors and judges only to be sorely disappointed, even betrayed. ...

ISBN: 9781442248281

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Alice Lakwena and the Holy Spirits

War in Northern Uganda, 1985–97

by Heike Behrend

<p>In August 1986, Alice Auma, a young Acholi woman in northern Uganda, proclaiming herself under the orders of a Christian spirit named Lakwena, raised an army called the “Holy Spirit Mobile Forces.” With it she waged a war against perceived ...

ISBN: 9780821445709

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All You Ask For is Longing

New and Selected Poems

by Sean Thomas Dougherty

<div><p>For over twenty years Sean Thomas Dougherty has negotiated between modernist and avant-garde writing and more populist traditions that extend back to Walt Whitman. His subject matter ranges from basketball to Bjork, from blue collar ...

ISBN: 9781938160318

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American Literature, Lynching, and the Spectator in the Crowd

Spectacular Violence

by Debbie Lelekis

<p><em>American Literature, Lynching, and the Spectator in the Crowd: Spectacular Violence</em> examines spectatorship in American literature at the turn of the twentieth century, focusing on texts by Theodore Dreiser, Miriam Michelson, Irvin S.

ISBN: 9781498506366

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Apocalypse Deferred

Girard and Japan

by Jeremiah L. Alberg

The thought of René Girard on violence, sacrifice, and mimetic theory has exerted a strong influence on Japanese scholars as well as around the world. In this collection of essays, originating from a Tokyo conference on violence and religion, ...

ISBN: 9780268100193

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Assault on the Small Screen

Representations of Sexual Violence on Prime Time Television Dramas

by Molly Ann Magestro, University of Wisconsin-Washington County

<span><span>Over the last few decades, television programs have attempted to depict some of the more troubling elements of society with a more conscientious approach. Issues that networks were once reluctant to broadcast—such as sexual abuse, ...

ISBN: 9781442253988

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Assessing Dangerousness

Violence by Batterers and Child Abusers, Second Edition

by Jacquelyn C. Campbell, PhD, RN, FAAN

<p>This updated edition of the classic book on risk assessment presents the latest research regarding the prediction of interpersonal violence. In clear and accessible language, the authors address the specific variables involved in the ...

ISBN: 9780826116833

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Audience Responses to Real Media Violence

The Knockout Game

by Mary Grace Antony

<span>Audience Responses to Real Media Violence: The Knockout Game</span><span> considers an emerging and relatively overlooked area of media effects research: user-generated cellphone videos that feature real violence and its victims. Focusing ...

ISBN: 9780739196120

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Between Vengeance and Forgiveness

Facing History after Genocide and Mass Violence

by Martha Minow

The rise of collective violence and genocide is the twentieth century's most terrible legacy. Martha Minow, a Harvard law professor and one of our most brilliant and humane legal minds, offers a landmark book on our attempts to heal after such ...

ISBN: 9780807045084

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Beyond Testimony and Trauma

Oral History in the Aftermath of Mass Violence

by Steven High

<p>Survivors of terrible events are often portrayed as unsung heroes or tragic victims but rarely as complex human beings whose lives extend beyond the stories they have told. The contributors to <em>Beyond Testimony and Trauma</em> consider ...

ISBN: 9780774828956

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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 ...

ISBN: 9781555918828

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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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Bullies + Teen Dating = Bullying

by Linda Culbreth

<p>Now Here’s How To Do It!<br />This book is:<br />Easy to read, easy to use.<br />Confidence booster for both parents & teens.<br />For parents of both girls & guys.<br />A resource for parents of those who may become abused, those abused, & ...

ISBN: 9781301000005

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Bully Nation

How the American Establishment Creates a Bullying Society

by Charles Derber & Yale Magrass

It's not just the bully in the schoolyard that we should be worried about. The one-on-one bullying that dominates the national conversation, this timely book suggests, is actually part of a larger problem—a natural outcome of the bullying nature

ISBN: 9780700622641

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Bully-Crossing The Line

by Edward Culleny

<p>Gene, a junior high school student, is constantly harassed, ridiculed, and left feeling like the world would be better off without him. Trying to conceal his embarrassment, he inadvertently drags his best friends Melissa and Sandy into a ...

ISBN: 9781310670220

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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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Changing Course: Preventing Gang Membership - Juvenile Crime, Youth Violence, Delinquency, Substance Abuse, Public Health Interventions, Homeboys, Girls and Gangs, Race and Ethnicity, Poverty

by Progressive Management

<p>The goal of this book is to provide practitioners and policymakers with knowledge about why kids become involved in gangs and to offer effective and promising strategies that prevent them from doing so.</p><p>Topics covered include: Why Is ...

ISBN: 9781310118647

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Child Soldiers in the Western Imagination

From Patriots to Victims

by David M Rosen

<DIV>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 ...

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