Gender and Crime: Patterns in Victimization and Offending
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BeschreibungWhile rates of violent victimization have declined, women are still more likely than men to be attacked by an intimate partner. This title includes essays that helps to transform our understanding of women's relation to crime.
PortraitKaren Heimer is associate professor of sociology at the University of Iowa. Candace Kruttschnitt is professor of sociology at the University of Minnesota and is the co-author, with Rosemary Gartner, of Marking Time in the Golden State: Women's Imprisonment in California.
Pressestimmen"The overall quality of this collection is excellent." -Criminal Justice Review"Relying on recent work by a virtual who's who in the study of gender and crime, this book does exactly what is needed to significantly advance our thinking about the structure of the gender-crime nexus." --Valerie Jenness, coauthor of Making Hate a Crime: From Social Movement to Law Enforcement"Gender and Crime is an exceptionally strong collection that focuses on the deep intersection of criminological theory and gendered violence. Through multiple lenses of sociological inquiry, this volume gifts us with a wealth of new perspectives on gendered violence." --Jeffrey Fagan, co-editor of The Changing Borders of Juvenile Justice: Transfer of Adolescents to the Criminal Court
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: NEW YORK UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 2005
Seitenanzahl: 336 Seiten