Violence

Violence

Women with violent offence histories: A comparison

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English
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Amey Bell
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Forum on Corrections Research
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents a comparison of repeat violent women offenders to their non-violent and one-time violent counterparts on various criteria including sociodemographics, offence type, sentence length, risk and need levels.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Adolescent girls affected by violent conflict: why should we care?

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English
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Gender and Peacebuilding Working Group of the Canadian Peacebuilding Coordinating Committee
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Recognizes the specific situations of adolescent girls affected by violent conflict. Examines adolescent girls' participation in conflict prevention, peacebuilding, and community development.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Mental disorders, addictions and the question of violence

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English
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HereToHelp.bc.ca
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Presents facts about violence and mental illness. Lists ways to deal with aggressive behaviour.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Beyond violence, preceded by The legend of the bird who couldn't fly anymore

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English
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Christine Sioui Wawanoloath
Clotilde Pelletier
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Quebec Native Women
Publication Date: 
1995
Publication Place: 
Montreal, QC

Presents stories and testimonies on violence in Aboriginal communities. Created to be used as a reflection tool.

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ISBN 298036522X
VIOL.S56 1995

Children and youth as victims of violent crime

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English
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Statistics Canada
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Finds that children and youth are over represented as victims of police reported sexual assaults.

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Violence: a collective responsibility: proceedings of the 1994 SSFC Symposium on Violence

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Cannie Stark-Adamec (ed.)
Publisher: 
Social Science Federation of Canada
Publication Date: 
1995
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides essays that examine violence as a social issue.

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ISBN 0920052444
VIOL.V56 1994
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Proceedings of a conference held at the University of Calgary, June 13. 1994. Includes bibliographical references. Includes some text in French.

Young women who use violence: myths and facts

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Heather Schramm
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Elizabeth Fry Society of Calgary
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Calgary, AB

Assesses the information presented in the media about young women who use violence, and replace the myths surrounding this topic with information based upon a more complete analysis of the issue.

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VIOL.S37 1998

The economic dimensions of interpersonal violence

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World Health Organization
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Geneva, Switzerland

Examines the economic dimensions of interpersonal violence in a variety of socioeconomic and cultural settings, and the effects of economic conditions such as poverty, income inequality, structural adjustment, and social investment.

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ISBN 9241591609
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Includes bibliographical references.

Preventing violence: a guide to implementing the recommendations of the World report on violence and health

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World Health Organization
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Geneva, Switzerland

Provides step-by-step suggestions on how countries can implement the recommendations of the World report on violence and health.

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ISBN 9241592079
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Includes bibliographical references.

Expanding our understanding of gendered violence: violence against trans people and loved ones

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Joshua Mira Goldberg
Caroline White
Publisher: 
BC Institute Against Family Violence
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Argues that a significant barrier to trans survivors and loved ones accessing anti-violence and related services is the adherence to conventional definitions of gender. States that a solid understanding of trans-specific issues is necessary for anti-violence agencies. Includes strategies for inclusion for anti-violence agencies in order for them to be competent to provide services to trans people.

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