This book examines the relationship between gender and crime and explores both the gendered nature of crime alongside the gendered nature of criminal victimisation. Covering theory, policy and practice, this new edition has been fully revised to reflect the wider changes, development and influence of gendered thinking in these areas. It brings together a range of key issues, including:Gender and victimisation,Gendered perspectives in law and criminal justice policy.Male dominance in the criminal justice system,New to the third edition is increased coverage of gender and crime in international perspective, particularly within the global south, and emerging concepts of risk and security. This is essential reading for advanced courses on gender and crime, women and crime, and feminist criminology.Sexual and domestic violence,Theories and concepts in feminist criminology.
Formatted Contents Note
chapter INTRODUCTION: WOMEN AND CRIME OR GENDER AND CRIME? part PART I THEORY chapter 1 CRIMINOLOGY, VICTIMOLOGY AND FEMINISM chapter 2 CRIMINOLOGY, VICTIMOLOGY AND MASCULINISM part PART II PRACTICE chapter 3 FEAR, RISK AND SECURITY chapter 4 GENDERING (SEXUAL) VIOLENCE part PART III POLICY chapter 5 POLICING GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE chapter 6 GENDER, LAW AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE POLICY.