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Gender and Crime
A Human Rights Approach

Second Edition
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April 2016 | 368 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

This book is a comprehensive and critical introduction to the field of gender and crime, re-thinking the key themes and debates within a human rights framework.

Integrating empirical, theoretical and policy-related material, this Second Edition has been significantly updated, and now includes;

  • Full consideration of the 2010-2015 Coalition Government and its effect on gender and crime within England and Wales
  • A new chapter relating criminological theory to gender and crime
  • A new chapter discussing the history of gender and crime
  • A new chapter analysing contemporary issues in gender and crime in a globalised world
  • Fully updated learning features including; Chapter Overviews, Key Words, Study Questions, Chapter Summaries, Key Further Readings and a Glossary.

Gender and Crime: A Human Rights Approach is essential reading for students studying criminology, sociology, social policy and gender studies.


 
Chapter 1: Introduction
 
PART 1: Gender & Crime in Context
 
Chapter 2: Theorising Gender and Crime
 
Chapter 3: Gender, Crime and History
 
Chapter 4: Contemporary Issues in Gender and Crime in a Globalised World
 
PART 2: Out of Control
 
Chapter 5: Women as Offenders
 
Chapter 6: Men as Offenders
 
PART 3: In Need of Care
 
Chapter 7: Women as Victims
 
Chapter 8: Men as Victims
 
PART 4: In Control
 
Chapter 9: Gender and Criminal Justice Workers
 
Chapter 10: The Criminal Justice System: A Gendered Site
 
Glossary
 
References
Key features

This second edition now includes:

  • Full consideration of the 2010-2015 Coalition Government and its effect on gender and crime within England and Wales
  • A new chapter relating criminological theory to gender and crime
  • A new chapter discussing the history or gender and crime
  • A new chapter analysing contemporary issues in gender and crime in a globalised World
  • Fully updated learning features including; Chapter Overviews, Key Words, Study Questions, Chapter Summaries, Key Further Readings and a Glossary.

This second edition now includes:

  • Full consideration of the 2010-2015 Coalition Government and its effect on gender and crime within England and Wales
  • A new chapter relating criminological theory to gender and crime
  • A new chapter discussing the history or gender and crime
  • A new chapter analysing contemporary issues in gender and crime in a globalised World
  • Fully updated learning features including; Chapter Overviews, Key Words, Study Questions, Chapter Summaries, Key Further Readings and a Glossary.

Sample Materials & Chapters

Gender and Crime: Introduction


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