Crime, Gender, and Sexuality in Criminal Prosecutions

Crime, Gender, and Sexuality in Criminal Prosecutions

by Louis A. Knafla (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313310133
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 07/30/2002
Series: Criminal Justice History Series , #17
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.63(d)
Lexile: 1520L (what's this?)

About the Author

LOUIS A. KNAFLA is Professor of History at the University of Calgary. His most recent books include Kent at Law 1602 and Law, Society, and the State. A Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, he is past-president of the Canadian Law and Society Association.

Table of Contents


Introduction, by Louis A. Knafla

Violence, Vendetta, and Peacemaking in Late-Medieval Bologna by Trevor Dean

Female Criminality and Subversion in Early Modern Ireland by Andrea Knox

Foucault Redux? Creating Bridewell, 1500-1560 by Lee Beier

Blackmail as a Crime of Sexual Indiscretion in 18th Century England by Antony Simpson

Henry Mayhew and the Criminal Classes of Victorian England: The Case Re-Opened by David Englander

Consolidation of the Raj by Arvind Verma

The White Slave Trade and the British Empire by Philippa Levine

Review Essay

New Directions in the History of Crime and the Law in Early Modern England by Malcolm Gaskill

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Malcolm Greenshields, An Economy of Violence in Early Modern France: Crime and Justice in the Haute Auvergne, 1587-1664 by Mark Konnert

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