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Masculinities and Crime : Critique and Reconceptualization of Theory - James W. Messerschmidt

Masculinities and Crime

Critique and Reconceptualization of Theory

Paperback Published: 24th August 1993
ISBN: 9780847678693
Number Of Pages: 256

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Challenging the common masculinist character of criminological research, James W. Messerschmidt develops an elaborate scrutiny of the gender roles that, along with class and race, influence the occurrence and types of crimes in our society.

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A pathbreaking analysis of the social construction of gender and its link to criminality. A decisive step beyond role-based theories of gender and crime. Finally, a thorough analysis of women, men and crime.--Nancy Jurik, Arizona State University

Gender and Criminological Theoryp. 1
Rethinking Feminist Theoryp. 31
Structured Action and Gendered Crimep. 61
"Boys Will Be Boys" Differentlyp. 87
Varieties of "Real Men"p. 119
The State and Gender Politicsp. 155
Notesp. 187
Referencesp. 201
Indexp. 229
About the Authorp. 237
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ISBN: 9780847678693
ISBN-10: 0847678695
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 24th August 1993
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.34