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Title Gender and crime / edited by R. Emerson Dobash, Russell P. Dobash, and Lesley Noaks
Published Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 1995

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 MELB  364.3 Dob/Gac  UNAVAILABLE C19
Description x, 438 pages ; 22 cm
Contents 1. Thinking about gender and crime / R. Emerson Dobash, Russell P. Dobash and Lesley Noaks -- 2. A genealogy of women's madness / Sylvie Frigon -- 3. Passion, marriage and murder: analysing the press discourse / Maggie Wykes -- 4. Women's crime and media coverage: making explanations / Bronwyn Naylor -- 5. Sex crime news from abroad / Keith Soothill -- 6. Conceptualizing violence by women / Margaret Shaw -- 7. In the name of love: women and initiation to illicit drugs / Lisa Maher -- 8. Child-killing by parents: social, legal and gender issues / Ania Wilczynski -- 9. Men's own stories, lives and violence: research as practice / Richard Thurston and John Beynon -- 10. 'A father's "normal" love'?: masculinities, criminology and the family / Richard Collier -- 11. Target women: women's victimization and white-collar crime / Hazel Croall -- 12. Women-talk and men-talk: defining and resisting victim status / Julie M. Owen
13. The modelling of threat incidence: evidence from the British Crime Survey / Andromachi Tseloni -- 14. Fear of crime: children and gendered socialization / Jo Goodey -- 15. Child sexual abuse and age of consent laws: a response to some libertarian arguments for 'sexual liberty' / A. Mark Liddle -- 16. Re-orienting the criminal justice system: towards a consideration of victims' rights / Rob Mawby and Sandra Walklate -- 17. Evaluating criminal justice programmes for violent men / Russell P. Dobash, R. Emerson Dobash, Kate Cavanagh and Ruth Lewis -- 18. An overview of community-based intervention programmes for men who are violent or abusive in the home / Ruth Francis -- 19. The role of the police in combating domestic violence / Sam Wright
Analysis Criminology
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Fear of crime -- Great Britain.
Female offenders -- Great Britain.
Men -- Crimes against -- Great Britain.
Sex discrimination in criminal justice administration -- Great Britain.
Feminist theory -- Great Britain.
Women -- Crimes against -- Great Britain.
Author Dobash, R. Emerson.
Dobash, Russell.
Noaks, Lesley.
LC no. 95226096
ISBN 0708313019 (paperback)