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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
 

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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

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:
144
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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