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Feminist Criminology through a Biosocial Lens

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ISBN-10: 1594609667

ISBN-13: 9781594609664

Edition: 2011

Authors: Anthony Walsh

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The gender ratio problem (why always and everywhere males commit more criminal acts than females) has been called the single most important fact that criminology theories must be able to explain. Feminist criminology has attempted to do this for decades without success because it has relied on conceptual and theoretical tools from a single discipline sociology. A number of famous criminologists (e.g., Travis Hirschi) have concluded that an explanation of gender differences in crime from the sociological perspective may not be possible because it excludes biological sex, the powerful underlying base of gender. It is the contention of this book that unless feminist criminology comes to grips…    
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Book details

List price: $25.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Carolina Academic Press
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English