ISBN-10:
0814736742
ISBN-13:
9780814736746
Pub. Date:
12/01/2005
Publisher:
New York University Press
Gender And Crime

Gender And Crime

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ISBN-13: 9780814736746
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication date: 12/01/2005
Series: New Perspectives in Crime, Deviance, and Law Series
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 6.00(d)

About the Author

Karen Heimer is Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Iowa.


Candace Kruttschnitt is in the Department of Sociology at the University of Toronto and is the co-author of Marking Time in the Golden State: Women's Imprisonment in California.

Table of Contents


Introduction: New Insights into the Gendered Nature of Crime and Victimization
Karen Heimer and Candace Kruttschnitt
Part I: Gendered Offending: Pathways, Situations, and Social Contexts
1 In and Out of Crime
Peggy C. Giordano, Jill A. Deines, and Stephen A. Cernkovich
2 Stuck Up, Telling Lies, and Talking Too Much
Jody Miller and Christopher W. Mullins
3 No Place for Girls to Go
Hilary Smith, Nancy Rodriguez, and Marjorie S. Zatz
4 Killing One’s Children
Rosemary Gartner and Bill McCarthy
5 The Crimes of Poverty
Karen Heimer, Stacy Wittrock, and Halime Ünal
Part II: Gendered Victimization: Trajectories, Social Contexts, and Justice
6 The Violent Victimization of Women
Candace Kruttschnitt and Ross Macmillan
7 Predictors of Violent Victimization
Laura Dugan and Jennifer L. Castro
8 Female and Male Homicide Victimization Trends
Gary LaFree and Gwen Hunnicutt
9 Restorative Justice for Victims of Sexual Assault
Kathleen Daly and Sarah Curtis-Fawley
Part III: Intersectionalities: Gender, Race, Poverty, and Crime
10 Making Sense of Intersections
Sally S. Simpson and Carole Gibbs
11 The Role of Race and Ethnicity in Violence against Women
Janet L. Lauritsen and Callie Marie Rennison
Contributors
Index

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“The overall quality of this collection is excellent.”
-Criminal Justice Review

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"Relying on recent work by a virtual who's who in the study of gender and crime, this book does exactly what is needed to significantly advance our thinking about the structure of the gender-crime nexus."
-Valerie Jenness,co-author of Making Hate a Crime: From Social Movement to Law Enforcement

“Gender and Crime is an exceptionally strong collection that focuses on the deep intersection of criminological theory and gendered violence. Through multiple lenses of sociological inquiry, this volume gifts us with a wealth of new perspectives on gendered violence.”
-Jeffrey Fagan,co-editor of The Changing Borders of Juvenile Justice: Transfer of Adolescents to the Criminal Court

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