Breaking the Wall of Silence

Author: Seada Vranić
Publisher:
ISBN: 9536160544
Release Date: 1996
Genre: Rape victims

This book reveals the pain, the despair, the loneliness of the rape victim, but more than that it is an indictment of an entire group of men who decided consciously and rationally to use rape as a weapon of war and to use it in a widespread fashion. It is a study of the mass rape perpetrated by Serbian forces in Bosnia-Herzegovina, consisting of interviews with victims, comments by experts and discussions of the key issues involved - social, political and legal.

Breaking Down the Wall of Silence

Author: Alice Miller
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 0465015042
Release Date: 2008-12-09
Genre: Psychology

Miller incorporates psychohistorical analyses of Hitler, Stalin, and Ceausescu to reveal the links between the horrors of their childhoods and the horrors they inflicted on the world. She pleads for an awareness of society's role in child abuse and for recognition of the victim.

Wall of Silence

Author: Rosemary Gibson
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781596981775
Release Date: 2003-06-01
Genre: Health & Fitness

Medical mistakes occur with alarming frequency in this country. Nightly newscasts and daily newspapers tell of botched surgeries, mistaken patient identities, careless overdoses, and neglected diagnoses. You may have dismissed these stories as unfortunate mistakes, misunderstandings, or just isolated incidents with the occasional bad doctor. Wall of Silence reveals that these medical mistakes are not rare incidents with the occasional bad doctor. In fact, the real-life stories in this book show that medical mistakes are increasing in frequency—and worse, that the system is designed more to cover up these errors than prevent them.

Breaking the Walls of Silence

Author:
Publisher: Overlook Books
ISBN: UOM:39076001913610
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Health & Fitness

Twenty percent of all women coming into the New York state prison system either have AIDS or are HIV positive. In response to this very real scenario, a group of inmates at the women's prison at Bedford Hills, New York, created the A.C.E. (AIDS Counseling and Education) Program. This book documents the A.C.E. Program from its beginnings, recorded in the women's own voices, and details nine workshops that anyone can use. 35 illustrations and photos.

Morocco

Author:
Publisher:
ISBN: OCLC:863465278
Release Date: 1993
Genre: Civil rights


Breaking the Silence

Author: Diane Chamberlain
Publisher: MIRA
ISBN: 9781459292260
Release Date: 2015-10-30
Genre: Fiction

Laura Brandon's promise to her dying father was simple: to visit an elderly woman she'd never heard of before. A woman who remembers nothing—except the distant past. Visiting Sarah Tolley seemed a small enough sacrifice to make. But Laura's promise results in another death. Her husband's. And after their five-year-old daughter, Emma, witnesses her father's suicide, Emma refuses to talk about it…to talk at all. Frantic and guilt ridden, Laura contacts the only person who may be able to help. A man she's met only once—six years before. A man who doesn't know he's Emma's real father. Guided only by a child's silence and an old woman's fading memories, the two unravel a tale of love and despair, of bravery and unspeakable evil. A tale that's shrouded in silence…and that unbelievably links them all.

Trafficked Young People

Author: Jenny J. Pearce
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781135117269
Release Date: 2013-02-11
Genre: Psychology

Human trafficking constitutes one of the most serious human rights violations of our time. However, many social work practitioners still have a poor and incomplete understanding of the experiences of children and young people who have been trafficked. In Trafficked Young People, the authors call for a more sophisticated, informed and better developed understanding of the range of issues facing trafficked young people. In the first work of its kind to combine an up-to-date overview of the current policy context with related theoretical concerns and practitioner experiences, Pearce, Hynes & Bovarnick demonstrate how the trafficking of children and young people should be regarded as a child protection, rather than an immigration concern. Drawing on focus group and interview research with 72 practitioners and covering the cases of 37 individuals, Trafficked Young People explores the way child care practitioners identify, understand and work with the problems faced by people who have been trafficked. The book looks at how practitioners interpret and use definitions of trafficking in their day to day work; at their experiences of exposing the needs of trafficked children and young people and at their efforts to find appropriate resources to meet these needs. Trafficked Young People will be of interest to practitioners working in support housing and social work, along with solicitors and sociologists, particularly those working within discourses of child agency, self determination and victimhood. With its emphasis on the legal and policy framework, and integrated throughout with case histories, practitioner interviews and recommendations for best practice, Trafficked Young People is essential reading for anyone working within a Social Policy Development context.

Breaking Rank

Author: Norm Stamper
Publisher: Nation Books
ISBN: 9780786736249
Release Date: 2009-04-27
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

Opening with a powerful letter to former Tacoma police chief David Brame, who shot his estranged wife before turning the gun on himself, Norm Stamper introduces us to the violent, secret world of domestic abuse that cops must not only navigate, but which some also perpetrate. Former chief of the Seattle police force, Stamper goes on to expose a troubling culture of racism, sexism, and homophobia that is still pervasive within the twenty-first-century force; then he explores how such prejudices can be addressed. He reveals the dangers and temptations that cops face, describing in gripping detail the split-second life-and-death decisions. Stamper draws on lessons learned to make powerful arguments for drug decriminalization, abolition of the death penalty, and radically revised approaches to prostitution and gun control. He offers penetrating insights into the "blue wall of silence," police undercover work, and what it means to kill a man. And, Stamper gives his personal account of the World Trade organization debacle of 1999, when protests he was in charge of controlling turned violent in the streets of Seattle. Breaking Rank reveals Norm Stamper as a brave man, a pioneering public servant whose extraordinary life has been dedicated to the service of his community.

Breaking the Blue Wall

Author: Justin Hopson
Publisher: WestBow Press
ISBN: 9781449703783
Release Date: 2011-11
Genre: True Crime

"As a New Jersey State Trooper, Justin Hopson diligently exposed government and police corruption."--Dust jacket.

Walls of Silence

Author: Ruth Wade
Publisher:
ISBN: 191260406X
Release Date: 2018-02-24
Genre: Fiction

A gripping historical psychological thriller

Brotherhood of Corruption

Author: Juan Antonio Juarez
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
ISBN: 9781613741412
Release Date: 2004-08-01
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

A former Chicago cop exposes shocking truths about the abuses of power within the city's police department in this memoir of violence, drugs, and men with badges. Juarez becomes a police officer because he wants to make a difference in gang-infested neighborhoods; but, as this book reveals, he ends up a corrupt member of the most powerful gang of all--the Chicago police force. Juarez shares the horrific indiscretions he witnessed during his seven years of service, from the sexually predatory officer, X, who routinely stops beautiful women for made-up traffic offenses and flirts with domestic violence victims, to sadistic Locallo, known on the streets as Locoman, who routinely stops gang members and beats them senseless. Working as a narcotics officer, Juarez begins to join his fellow officers in crossing the line between cop and criminal, as he takes advantage of his position and also becomes a participant in a system of racial profiling legitimized by the war on drugs. Ultimately, as Juarez discusses, his conscience gets the better of him and he tries to reform, only to be brought down by his own excesses. From the perspective of an insider, he tells of widespread abuses of power, random acts of brutality, and the code of silence that keeps law enforcers untouchable.

Breaking the Silence

Author: Martin Ridge
Publisher: Gill Books
ISBN: 071714397X
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Family & Relationships

One Parish. Two Abusers. Over 50 Victims.

Breaking Money Silence How to Shatter Money Taboos Talk More Openly about Finances and Live a Richer Life

Author: Kathleen Burns Kingsbury
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781440856594
Release Date: 2017-09-15
Genre: Business & Economics

Anyone concerned about finances—and that's just about everyone—will welcome this step-by-step guide to opening up about a difficult subject. It offers a strategy that can save money, improve relationships, and help people raise fiscally responsible children. • Discusses the societal, familial, and personal roadblocks that make talking about money and finance challenging • Explores gender differences when it comes to talking about money and how "money silence" contributes to the wage gap for women • Reveals the cost of living in "money silence," including how it contributes to the high U.S. divorce rate, how it inhibits the ability of some parents to raise financially literate and responsible children, and how it stops families from successfully passing on wealth • Identifies common money myths that fuel financial misunderstandings and mistakes, and offers tools for uncovering these fallacies • Shows how the financial advising industry has colluded with the idea that men and women don't need to talk about family finances as a couple—and how advisors can advocate for change • Shares practical, easy-to-implement tips and tools for talking about money with partners, parents, siblings, children, and employers/employees • Offers a "Money Talk Challenge" coaching exercise at the end of each chapter, with a special section on how advisors can use these tools with clients

Breaking the Silence

Author: David Mandel
Publisher: Ktav Pub Incorporated
ISBN: 1602801657
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Family & Relationships


Breaking Blue

Author: Timothy Egan
Publisher: Knopf
ISBN: 9780307800404
Release Date: 2011-11-16
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

“No one who enjoys mystery can fail to savor this study of a classic case of detection.” —TONY HILLERMAN On the night of September 14, 1935, George Conniff, a town marshal in Pend Oreille County in the state of Washington, was shot to death. A lawman had been killed, yet there seemed to be no uproar, no major investigation. No suspect was brought to trial. More than fifty years later, the sheriff of Pend Oreille County, Tony Bamonte, in pursuit of both justice and a master’s degree in history, dug into the files of the Conniff case—by then the oldest open murder case in the United States. Gradually, what started out as an intellectual exercise became an obsession, as Bamonte asked questions that unfolded layer upon layer of unsavory detail. In Timothy Egan’s vivid account, which reads like a thriller, we follow Bamonte as his investigation plunges him back in time to the Depression era of rampant black-market crime and police corruption. We see how the suppressed reports he uncovers and the ambiguous answers his questions evoke lead him to the murder weapon—missing for half a century—and then to the man, an ex-cop, he is convinced was the murderer. Bamonte himself—a logger’s son and a Vietnam veteran—had joined the Spokane police force in the late 1960s, a time when increasingly enlightened and educated police departments across the country were shaking off the “dirty cop” stigma. But as he got closer to actually solving the crime, questioning elderly retired members of the force, he found himself more and more isolated, shut out by tight-lipped hostility, and made dramatically aware of the fraternal sin he had committed—breaking the blue code. Breaking Blue is a gripping story of cop against cop. But it also describes a collision between two generations of lawmen and two very different moments in our nation’s history.