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Gender, crime and victimisation

Author: Pamela Davies
Publisher: London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A very thorough gendered analysis of crime, responses to crime and criminal victimisation. 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. Students, practitioners and academics alike will gain much from this
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Pamela Davies
ISBN: 9781847870278 1847870279 9781847870285 1847870287 9781446248171 1446248178
OCLC Number: 693109093
Description: 221 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. gender agenda to crime and victimisation --
2. Gender patterns to crime and victimisation --
3. Mediated gender, crime and victimisation --
4. Feminism, ideologies and research --
5. Feminist and gendered perspectives: explaining and theorising offending and victimisation --
6. Feminist and gendered perspectives: on fear, risk and vulnerability to victimisation --
7. Gender and the criminal justice system: responses to lawbreakers --
8. Gender and responses to victimisation --
9. Challenges to understanding crime and victimisation through gender.
Responsibility: Pamela Davies.

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