Gender and Crime in Modern Europe

Gender and Crime in Modern Europe

eBook - 1999
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This work explores the construction of gender norms and examines how they were reflected and reinforced by legal institutional practices in Europe in this period. taking a gendered approach, criminal prosecution and punishment are discussed in relation to the victims and perpretrators. This volume investigates various representations of femininity by assessing female experiences including wife-beating, divorce, abortion, prostitution, property crime and embezzlement at the work place. In addition, issues such as neglect, sexual abuse and the invention of the juvenile offender are analyzed.
Publisher: London : UCL Press, [1999], ©1999
ISBN: 9780203170472
Branch Call Number: 364.3094 Ge
Description: 288 pages ; 24 cm

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