Gender & Crime

Gender & Crime

A Human Rights Approach

Book - 2016
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Sage Publications

With brand new chapters on theory, history and globalization, this book, written within a strong human rights framework, provides students with a current and critical guide to the area 

This book is a comprehensive and critical introduction to the field of gender and crime, re-thinking the key themes and debates within a human rights framework.

Integrating empirical, theoretical and policy-related material, this Second Edition has been significantly updated, and now includes;

  • Full consideration of the 2010-2015 Coalition Government and its effect on gender and crime within England and Wales
  • A new chapter relating criminological theory to gender and crime
  • A new chapter discussing the history of gender and crime
  • A new chapter analysing contemporary issues in gender and crime in a globalised world
  • Fully updated learning features including; Chapter Overviews, Key Words, Study Questions, Chapter Summaries, Key Further Readings and a Glossary.

Gender and Crime: A Human Rights Approach is essential reading for students studying criminology, sociology, social policy and gender studies.

Publisher: Los Angeles :, SAGE,, 2016
Edition: Second edition
ISBN: 9781473902190
Characteristics: xv, 349 pages ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Crowther-Dowey, Chris - Author
Alternative Title: Gender and crime


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