Crimes Of Outrage: Sex, Violence, And Victorian Working Women / Edition 1 by Shani D'Cruze | 9780875805788 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Crimes Of Outrage: Sex, Violence, And Victorian Working Women / Edition 1

Crimes Of Outrage: Sex, Violence, And Victorian Working Women / Edition 1

by Shani D'Cruze
     
 

ISBN-10: 0875805787

ISBN-13: 9780875805788

Pub. Date: 10/01/1998

Publisher: Northern Illinois University Press

This provocative study explores the subordination of Victorian working women in the home, neighborhood, and workplace. Drawing on courtroom proceedings, D'Cruze reveals that women's interest in speaking out against violent crimes often coincide with the court's agenda to discipline the unruly behavior of working men. However, while women used local courts of vindicate

Overview

This provocative study explores the subordination of Victorian working women in the home, neighborhood, and workplace. Drawing on courtroom proceedings, D'Cruze reveals that women's interest in speaking out against violent crimes often coincide with the court's agenda to discipline the unruly behavior of working men. However, while women used local courts of vindicate their reputation before their neighbors, doing so often compromised their respectability in the eyes of the public.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780875805788
Publisher:
Northern Illinois University Press
Publication date:
10/01/1998
Edition description:
1
Pages:
271
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

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