Crime as Structured Action: Gender, Race, Class, and Crime in the Making / Edition 1

Crime as Structured Action: Gender, Race, Class, and Crime in the Making / Edition 1

by James W. Messerschmidt, Messerschmidt
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761907181

ISBN-13: 9780761907183

Pub. Date: 01/04/1997

Publisher: SAGE Publications

The author of this volume skillfully demonstrates that a vital component to understanding crime is to be able to view it as more than a single activity.

James W. Messerschmidt argues that crime operates subtly through a complex series of gender, race and class practices and these interwoven elements must be seen as part of all social existence, not viewed

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Overview

The author of this volume skillfully demonstrates that a vital component to understanding crime is to be able to view it as more than a single activity.

James W. Messerschmidt argues that crime operates subtly through a complex series of gender, race and class practices and these interwoven elements must be seen as part of all social existence, not viewed independently.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761907183
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
01/04/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
148
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.34(d)

Table of Contents

Prologue
Structured Action Theory
Lynchers
Hustler
Bad Girls
Murderous Managers
Epilogue
Summary Thoughts and Future Directions

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