Capitalism, Patriarchy, and Crime

Toward a Socialist Feminist Criminology

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Author: James W. Messerschmidt

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Pub Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 212

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'An outstanding contribution both to socialist feminist theory and to criminology....it will be regarded as a touchstone for such research for many years to come.'-Eleanor M. Miller, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Critical Criminology: Oxford Bibliographies Online Research Guide

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Author: Oxford University Press

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780199803309

Category: Social Science

Page: 46

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This ebook is a selective guide designed to help scholars and students of criminology find reliable sources of information by directing them to the best available scholarly materials in whatever form or format they appear from books, chapters, and journal articles to online archives, electronic data sets, and blogs. Written by a leading international authority on the subject, the ebook provides bibliographic information supported by direct recommendations about which sources to consult and editorial commentary to make it clear how the cited sources are interrelated related. A reader will discover, for instance, the most reliable introductions and overviews to the topic, and the most important publications on various areas of scholarly interest within this topic. In criminology, as in other disciplines, researchers at all levels are drowning in potentially useful scholarly information, and this guide has been created as a tool for cutting through that material to find the exact source you need. This ebook is a static version of an article from Oxford Bibliographies Online: Criminology, a dynamic, continuously updated, online resource designed to provide authoritative guidance through scholarship and other materials relevant to the study and practice of criminology. Oxford Bibliographies Online covers most subject disciplines within the social science and humanities, for more information visit www.aboutobo.com.

Criminological Theory

An Analysis of Its Underlying Assumptions

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Author: Werner J. Einstadter,Stuart Henry

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9780742542914

Category: Social Science

Page: 427

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Designed for upper-level senior and graduate criminological theory courses, this text thoroughly examines the ideas and assumptions underlying each major theoretical perspective in criminology. It lays bare theorists' ideas about human nature, social structure, social order, concepts of law, crime and criminals, the logic of crime causation and the policies and criminal justice practices that follow from these premises. The book provides students with a clear critical, analytic overview of criminological theory that enable enformed evaluative comparisons among different theorists.

The Encyclopedia of Theoretical Criminology

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Author: J. Mitchell Miller

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470658444

Category: Reference

Page: 1048

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The two–volume Encyclopedia of Theoretical Criminology, available in print and online, is the definitive reference resource for theoretical criminology. This encyclopedia offers a state–of–the–art survey of leading theories, concepts, and key figures in the field. It combines this breadth of coverage with the authority and international perspective of an experienced team of contributors, creating a definitive reference resource for students, scholars, and professionals. Comprehensive: Broad coverage spans the origins and evolution of leading theories, major theorists, concepts, applications, and degree of empirical support for both criminology and justice Authoritative: Edited by a leading team of experts in the field and enhanced by contributions from an international group of leading criminology and criminal justice scholars International: Offers a global perspective from an international team of leading scholars, including coverage of the strong and rapidly growing body of work on criminology in Europe and other areas Wide–ranging: Includes coverage of theories of justice, crime, applied criminology, and traditional and alternative criminological theories Multi–format: Publishing simultaneously as a two–volume print set and via Wiley Online Library; visit www.theoreticalcriminology.com for further details

21st Century Criminology: A Reference Handbook

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Author: J. Mitchell Miller

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1412960193

Category: Social Science

Page: 915

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21st Century Criminology: A Reference Handbook provides straightforward and definitive overviews of 100 key topics comprising traditional criminology and its modern outgrowths. The individual chapters have been designed to serve as a "first-look" reference source for most criminological inquires. Both connected to the sociological origins of criminology (i.e., theory and research methods) and the justice systems' response to crime and related social problems, as well as coverage of major crime types, this two-volume set offers a comprehensive overview of the current state of criminology. From student term papers and masters theses to researchers commencing literature reviews, 21st Century Criminology is a ready source from which to quickly access authoritative knowledge on a range of key issues and topics central to contemporary criminology.

Masculinities and Crime

Critique and Reconceptualization of Theory

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Author: James W. Messerschmidt

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9780847678693

Category: Social Science

Page: 236

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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.

An Introduction to Criminological Theory

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Author: Marilyn McShane

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135632731

Category: Reference

Page: 300

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First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Routledge International Encyclopedia of Women

Global Women's Issues and Knowledge

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Author: Cheris Kramarae,Dale Spender

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135963150

Category: Reference

Page: 2050

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For a full list of entries and contributors, sample entries, and more, visit the Routledge International Encyclopedia of Women website. Featuring comprehensive global coverage of women's issues and concerns, from violence and sexuality to feminist theory, the Routledge International Encyclopedia of Women brings the field into the new millennium. In over 900 signed A-Z entries from US and Europe, Asia, the Americas, Oceania, and the Middle East, the women who pioneered the field from its inception collaborate with the new scholars who are shaping the future of women's studies to create the new standard work for anyone who needs information on women-related subjects.

Sexual Exploitation and Abuse in UN Peacekeeping

An Analysis of Risk and Prevention Factors

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Author: Kelly Neudorfer

Publisher: Lexington Books

ISBN: 0739199617

Category: Political Science

Page: 214

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Using criminological theories to hypothesize risk and prevention factors for sexual exploitation and abuse in UN peacekeeping missions, this book tests these factors in a mixed methods design with the case studies of the UN peacekeeping missions in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Liberia, and the Golan Heights.

Explaining Criminals and Crime

Essays in Contemporary Criminological Theory

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Author: Raymond Paternoster,Ronet Bachman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781891487323

Category: Social Science

Page: 346

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A collection of original essays addressing theories of criminal behavior that is written at a level appropriate for undergraduate students. This book offers section introductions that provide a historical background for each theory, key issues that the theory addresses, and a discussion of any controversies generated by the theory.

Gendered (in)justice

Theory and Practice in Feminist Criminology

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Author: Pamela J. Schram,Barbara Koons-Witt

Publisher: Waveland PressInc

ISBN: 9781577663287

Category: Social Science

Page: 376

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This collection examines the gender and environmental factors that precede criminal behavior and the effects of gender on how the criminal justice system perceives and treats adult women offenders. Divided into four sections, section I is an overview of feminist theory in criminology, from its early influence to its recent contributions. Section II addresses gender issues important to understanding women and the crimes they commit and emphasizes the need to study how gender organizes criminal activity. The articles in section III discuss the laws and policies affecting women offenders, including the effects of stereotypes on sentencing and the rising rates of incarceration due to drug laws. The final section analyzes the treatment of women in prison and programs for female offenders from a feminist perspective.

Criminological Theory

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Author: Franklin P. Williams,Marilyn D. McShane

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Criminology

Page: 308

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For courses in Introduction to Criminological Theory, Theories of Crime & Delinquency, Criminology, Criminal Justice, and Introduction to Criminology. This concise book, acclaimed by students as easy to read and understand, covers all the major sociological theories of crime in a style suited for undergraduate students.

Criminology

A Sociological Understanding

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Author: Steven E. Barkan

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Crime

Page: 622

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This text aims to develop an understanding of crime and criminal justice by treating social structure and inequality as central themes in the study of crime. It gives attention to key sociological concepts such as poverty, gender, race, and ethnicity and demonstrates their influence on crime.

Radical Criminology

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Author: Michael J. Lynch

Publisher: Dartmouth Publishing Company

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 501

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This text contains a variety of works that represent the radical tradition within criminology and criminal justice. The essays provide some background into radical assumptions, feature contemporary advances, include empirical examinations and illustrate substantive issues.

The Criminal Justice System and Women

Offenders, Victims, and Workers

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Author: Barbara R. Price,Natalie J. Sokoloff

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages

ISBN: N.A

Category: Female offenders

Page: 457

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Previous edition, 1st, published in 1982.

Exploring criminology

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Author: William J. Chambliss

Publisher: Macmillan College

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 406

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Masculinities, crime and criminology

men, heterosexuality and the criminal(ised) other

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Author: Richard Collier

Publisher: Sage Publications Ltd

ISBN: 9780803979963

Category: Social Science

Page: 205

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In this work which questions why crime is so overwhelmingly an activity conducted by men, Collier presents an alternative approach to theorizing the 'maleness' of crime. The book also inlcudes exploration of high-profile debates around crime.

Gender, Crime, and Feminism

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Author: Ngaire Naffine

Publisher: Dartmouth Publishing Company

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 469

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This text examines a variety of aspects of the relationship between feminism and criminology, looking at both female offenders and victims. Female crimes covered include prostitution, infanticide and the murder of husbands.

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Author: Gale Group

Publisher: Gale Group

ISBN: 9780787634520

Category: Universities and colleges

Page: 950

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