'Pamela Davies has produced in this volume a very thorough and thorough going gendered analysis of both crime, responses to crime and criminal victimisation. Throughout this book Davies puts to the fore the Man Question and the Woman Question for both victimology and criminology in an accessible, clearly written and student focused manner whilst never losing sight of the complexities associated with centring the salience of gender.
This is a fantastic book that covers the essentials in gender and crime. This is crucial for students studying gender, masculinities, sexualities, violence, and crime. The book is also easily accessible and clearly written, making it easy to follow.
Excellant exploration of crime and criminal victimisation which focuses on the complex issues around gender and vulnerability to crime. Structure of the book is very student friendly with key questions for each chapter and activities to underpin learning.
A useful text which covers a wide range of areas within gender and victimology. The study questions and activities will make this a particularly useful textbook for students and their teachers.
A good review of the topic areas.
This is an extremely useful text which covers a wide range of areas within gender and victimology. The chapters are extremely accessible, with contents sections at the start of each chapter - extremely useful for first year undergraduate students! The study questions are useful and I will definitely use these in lessons and when setting students reading.
This is an excellent addition to the broad literature on gender and crime. It covers a wide range of contemporary issues in an accessible yet scholarly fashion and is a must for any courses covering victimisation and gender.
A well written and engaging text which allows the lecturer to dip in and dip out. The students found the material easy to use.
A welcome contribution to the gendered analysis of crime , very accessible and comprehensive which will make a significant contribution to promoting students understanding of women's issues in criminal justice
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