By Ngaire Naffine
Naffine argues that for numerous many years feminists from a number of disciplines were learning crime, generating more and more sophisticated and complicated understandings of the phenomenon. Their pursuits have ranged generally, from the consequences of masculinity and femininity at the propensity to offend, to the ways that category and race impact the gender size of crime. they've got pursued tricky questions on the character of data and the meanings of human behaviour in males and women.
Naffine analyses the therapy of ladies offenders via the felony justice method, and ladies as sufferers of crime - specifically violent crime - and argues for a distinct realizing of sexual kin among women and men in the crime of rape. ultimately, she examines how feminist detective fiction can liven up and increase the learn of crime.
Provocative and well-argued, this well timed ebook might be welcomed by means of scholars and researchers in women's reports, gender reviews, criminology, sociology and law.
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Feminism and Criminology by Ngaire Naffine