For courses in Victims of Crime; Victimology, Women, Crime and Justice; Women’s Studies; and Sociology of Gender.
Taking a sociological approach, this reader addresses the diverse array of crimes against women and offers a compilation of research on this often minimized topic. Rich in conceptualization and theory, these readings tackle topics from the victim’s perspective and include media images, legal analysis, and official statistics. Material is presented within historical, legal, and social contexts so readers get a comprehensive understanding of female victimization. Throughout the collection, the causes of female victimization are examined, the responses from the criminal justice system are considered and the consequences for society are revealed.
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Female Victims of Crime: Reality Reconsidered presents the myths and realities of women as victims of crime as well as the criminal justice system’s treatment of female victims. Through an exploration of the history of, specific contexts of, and social and systemic responses to female victimization, the book presents a well-researched and comprehensive overview of this often overlooked topic.
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0132339315
Book Description Prentice Hall, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110132339315