Violence, Gender and Justice

Violence, Gender and Justice

by Maggie Wykes, Kirsty Welsh
     
 

This comprehensive text provides an overview of the relationship between violence, gender, crime and justice. It brings together theory with contemporary cases to enable the reader to understand key concepts, issues and connections. See more details below

Overview

This comprehensive text provides an overview of the relationship between violence, gender, crime and justice. It brings together theory with contemporary cases to enable the reader to understand key concepts, issues and connections.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412923378
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
01/14/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1 Introducing Violence, Gender and Justice 1

2 'Cold-blooded Lies': Mediating Sex 'n Violence 9

3 Intimacy, Secrets and Statistics 29

5 Confronting Violence: People, Policies and Places 70

6 The Family of Man 91

7 The Law, the Courts and Conviction 111

8 Embodying Violence: Masculinity, Culture and Crime 131

9 Conclusions: The Cost of Gendered Crime 153

Bibliography 167

Index 190

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