Violence and abuse in society

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Defining Sexual Misconduct

This book examines the contemporary dynamics of public accusations and their relationship to more formal criminal justice processes, as well as the implications of this shifting landscape for the stigmatization ...

Armer la rage

Armer la rage est une charge contre la culture du viol, la violence familiale et une société qui, plutôt que d’apprendre aux femmes à contre-attaquer en cas d’agression sexuelle, préfère les ...

The Unravelling

In 1992, Besel family members discovered that their father, Jock Besel, had molested their youngest sister. As more survivors came forward, the family realized that their father had sexually assaulted ...

Code White

When health care workers call a Code White, it’s an emergency response for a violent incident: a call for help. But it’s one that goes unanswered in hospitals, clinics, and long-term care homes across ...

Walking Away from Hate

As a troubled teen, the doctrine of white supremacy supplanted the values of Lauren Manning’s middle-class upbringing, and she traded suburbia for a life of violence and criminality on the streets of ...

Une profonde blessure

The author documents the consequences of sexual abuse by members of the clergy and encourages the victims to walk the path of healing. He analyzes the causes, the necessary spiritual conversions and structural ...

Abuse or Punishment?

At one time, the use of corporal punishment by parents in child-rearing was considered normal, but in the second half of the nineteenth century this begin to change, in Quebec as well as the rest of the ...

Get That Freak

Bullying in schools has garnered significant attention recently, but little has been said about the bullying of homosexuals and transexual students in Canadian high schools. This book fills that gap ...