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Gender and Crime in Modern Europe (Women's and Gender History) 2 editions

Cover of: Gender and Crime in Modern Europe (Women's and Gender History) by Margaret Arnot
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This work explores the construction of gender norms and examines how they have been reflected and reinforced by legal institutional practices in Europe. taking a gendered approach, criminal prosecution and punishment are discussed in relation to the victims and perpretrators. This volume investigates various representations of femininity by assessing female experiences including wife-beating, divorce, abortion, prostitution, property crime and embezzlement at the work place. In addition, issues such as neglect, sexual abuse and the "invention" of the juvenile offender are analyzed.

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2 editions First published in 1999

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Cover of: Gender and Crime in Modern Europe (Women's and Gender History)
June 1, 1999, Routledge
Gender and Crime in Modern Europe (Women's and Gender History)
Hardcover in English - 1 edition
Cover of: Gender and Crime in Modern Europe
2004, Taylor & Francis Inc
Gender and Crime in Modern Europe
Electronic resource in English

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