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  • Sexual violence : dynamics, aftermath and intervention 

    Edward, Katherine E. (University of St Andrews, 1997) - Thesis
    This thesis examines the nature of sexual violence, the trauma experienced by survivors, how report rate for this type of crime can be increased, and how secondary victimisation of survivors can be prevented. Laboratory ...
  • Emotional state, event-related impact and blame cognitions : a study of secondary victims of murder 

    Rowland, Ann-Stacy Kahler (University of St Andrews, 1998) - Thesis
    Previous studies have found a relationship between attributions of blame and traumatic events such as crime, illness, and accidents/disasters, albeit inconclusive as to the benefits or detriments of self- and other-blame ...
  • The concept of the Outlook Tower in the work of Patrick Geddes 

    Cuthbert, Michael (University of St Andrews, 1987) - Thesis
    As an academic, a scholar and a thinker Patrick Geddes worked in a wide and diverse range of intellectual fields. He was active in biology and botany, geography, sociology, what came to be called town planning, history and ...
  • Humiliation : a theme in ecclesiastical folklore 

    Guy, John Purchase (University of St Andrews, 1983) - Thesis
    This work is an investigation into the background of a phemomenon found in the field of folklore, namely, public shame. In particular, the Spanish Inquisition provides the context for an enquiry into why a people accepted ...
  • Quichua tales from Cañar, Ecuador 

    Howard-Malverde, Rosaleen E. (University of St Andrews, 1979) - Thesis
    The thesis comprises a classification and analysis of 64 tales told by Indian inhabitants of the rural communities around the highland town of Canar, Southern Central Ecuador, The informants all had Quichua as their mother ...

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