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Author: Chris Crowther-Dowey,Marisa Silvestri
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Title: Gender and Crime (Key Approaches to Criminology)
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Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd; 1 edition (March 18, 2008)
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Gender and Crime (Key Approaches to Criminology) by Chris Crowther-Dowey,Marisa Silvestri



Varying Form of Title: Gender and crime. Publication, Distribution, et. Los Angeles Title: Key approaches to criminology. Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-251) and index. Personal Name: Crowther-Dowey, Chris. Rubrics: Crime Sociological aspects Sex differences Sex discrimination in criminal justice administration. by Derechos humanos en Colombia : 2? informe de la Comisio?n Interamericana de Derechos Humanos.

Bringing together both feminist and masculinist perspectives, the book is a 'one stop shop' for gaining knowledge and understanding of the field of gender and crime as a whole. In addition to offering an overview of key themes and issues, Silvestri and Crowther-Dowey breathe new life into existing and well-rehearsed debates by considering the usefulness of drawing on a human rights discourse for making sense of gender, crime and criminal justice. In re-thinking the experiences of women and men as offenders, victims and criminal justice professionals within a human. Marisa Silvestri is an Associate Professor in Criminology at Kingston University.

Page ii. Key Approaches to Criminology The Key Approaches to Criminology series aims to take advantage of the disappearance of traditional barriers between disciplines and to reflect criminology‘s interdisciplinary nature and focus. Books in the series offer undergraduate and postgraduate students introductions to the subject, but the aim is also to advance discussion, move debates forward, and set new agendas in the field. Gender & Crime does just this

Gender and Crime is essential reading for students and academics in criminology, sociology, social policy and gender studies. The Key Approaches to Criminology series celebrates the removal of traditional barriers between disciplines and, specifically, reflects criminology’s interdisciplinary nature and focus. It brings together some of the leading scholars working at the intersections of criminology and related subjects.

This text provides a comprehensive critical introduction to the relationship between gender and crime. In addition to offering an overview of key themes and issues, Silvestri and Crowther-Dowey draw on human rights discourse to make sense of gender, crime and criminal justice.

Informative and engaging at all times, Silvestri and Crowther-Dowey’s newest contribution should be now considered as the key text for the teaching of this subject at university level. - Karen Evans, University of Liverpool. KEY APPROACHES TO CRIMINOLOGY 2016, 368 pages Cloth (9781473902183), £8. 0 Paper (9781473902190), £2. 9.

item 4 Gender and Crime (Key Approaches to Criminology) (Paperback), Si. .Chris Crowther-Dowey teaches Criminology at Nottingham Trent University and has considerable experience of teaching criminology and criminal justice at all levels of study. He currently teaches Gender, Crime and Criminal Justice and Policing. Crowther-Dowey's criminology teaching is interdisciplinary and attempts to synthesise material from a range of academic disciplines in the social sciences, political sciences and the humanities. Chris Crowther-Dowey, Marisa Silvestri. SAGE Publications Ltd.

History & Crime Barry S. Godfrey Chris A. Williams Paul Lawrence. In criminology and crime history we appear to have two elephants in a very small room which both ignore each other. This volume intends to explore the relationship (mainly in Chapter 2) and to explore some areas where historical study can offer much to criminological understanding, and vice versa. This book could have chosen any number of topics to explore. Positivistic, interactionist and pessimistic approaches to crime statistics are discussed.

In addition to offering an overview of key themes and issues, Silvestri and Crowther-Dowey breathe new life into existing and well-rehearsed debates by considering the usefulness of drawing on a human rights discourse for making sense of gender, crime and criminal justice. In re-thinking the experiences of women and men as offenders, victims and criminal justice professionals within a human rights framework, the authors encourage a fresh approach to traditional debates about gender and crime.

A Human Rights Approach. by Marisa Silvestri, Chris Crowther-Dowey. series Key Approaches to Criminology. This book is a comprehensive and critical introduction to the field of gender and crime, re-thinking the key themes and debates within a human rights framework. A new chapter relating criminological theory to gender and crime. A new chapter discussing the history of gender and crime

In addition to offering an overview of key themes and issues, Marisa Silvestri and Chris Crowther-Dowey breathe new life into existing and well-rehearsed debates by considering the usefulness of drawing on a human rights discourse for making sense of gender, crime, and criminal justice. In re-thinking the experiences of women and men as offenders, victims, and criminal justice professionals within a human rights framework, the authors encourage a fresh approach to traditional debates about gender and crime.