Gender And Crime In Modern Europe

Gender And Crime In Modern Europe

by Meg Arnot
     
 

ISBN-10: 1857287452

ISBN-13: 9781857287455

Pub. Date: 06/01/1999

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This work explores the construction of gender norms and examines how they were reflected and reinforced by legal institutional practices in Europe in this period. taking a gendered approach, criminal prosecution and punishment are discussed in relation to the victims and perpretrators. This volume investigates various representations of femininity by assessing

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This work explores the construction of gender norms and examines how they were reflected and reinforced by legal institutional practices in Europe in this period. taking a gendered approach, criminal prosecution and punishment are discussed in relation to the victims and perpretrators. This volume investigates various representations of femininity by assessing female experiences including wife-beating, divorce, abortion, prostitution, property crime and embezzlement at the work place. In addition, issues such as neglect, sexual abuse and the "invention" of the juvenile offender are analyzed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781857287455
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/01/1999
Series:
Women's and Gender History Series
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.75(d)

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