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Gender And Crime In Modern Europe, Paperback / softback Book

Gender And Crime In Modern Europe Paperback / softback

Edited by Meg Arnot, Cornelie Usborne

Part of the Women's and Gender History series


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.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: European history
  • ISBN: 9781857287462


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