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

Masculinities and Crime

Critique and Reconceptualization of Theory

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Published: 28th January 1993
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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.

His critique of deficiencies in criminological and sex-role theories is excellent, and I commend it as an accessible introduction to the issues.--Kathleen Daly "American Journal of Sociology "

Foreword
Acknowledgments
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: 28th January 1993
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.99 x 15.14  x 1.93
Weight (kg): 0.4