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Violence, Gender and Justice

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ISBN-10: 1412923379

ISBN-13: 9781412923378

Edition: 2009

Authors: Maggie Wykes, Kirsty Welsh

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This comprehensive text provides an overview of the relationship between violence, gender, crime and justice. It brings together theory with contemporary cases to enable the reader to understand the key concepts, issues and connections involved. Enlightening and accessible, the book examines the experiences and treatment of men and women as victims and criminals. It explores whether and how offending patterns differ according to gender, and investigates the connections between gender, offending and victimisation. The book covers different types of inter-personal violence including sexual violence, 'domestic' violence, 'domestic' murder, male-on-male violence and child abuse. It…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Limited
Publication date: 1/14/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.462
Language: English

Introducing Violence, Gender and Justice
'Cold-blooded lies'
Mediating Sex 'n Violence
Intimacy, Secrets and Statistics
Gendering Criminology?
Confronting Violence
People, Policies and Places
The Family of Man
The Law, the Courts and Conviction
Embodying Violence
Masculinity, Culture and Crime
The Cost of Gendered Crime