Gender & crime : a human rights approach
Part of the Key Approaches to Criminology series
This book is a comprehensive and critical introduction to the field of gender and crime, re-thinking the key themes and debates within a human rights framework. Integrating empirical, theoretical and policy-related material, this Second Edition has been significantly updated, and now includes;Full consideration of the 2010-2015 Coalition Government and its effect on gender and crime within England and WalesA new chapter relating criminological theory to gender and crimeA new chapter discussing the history of gender and crimeA new chapter analysing contemporary issues in gender and crime in a globalised worldFully updated learning features including; Chapter Overviews, Key Words, Study Questions, Chapter Summaries, Key Further Readings and a Glossary. Gender and Crime: A Human Rights Approach is essential reading for students studying criminology, sociology, social policy and gender studies.