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Gender And Crime In Modern Europe

Edited by Meg Arnot, Cornelie Usborne

Routledge – 1999 – 304 pages

Series: Women's and Gender History

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Description

This work explores the construction of gender norms and examines how they were reflected and reinforced by legal institutional practices in Europe in this period. 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.

Name: Gender And Crime In Modern Europe (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: Edited by Meg Arnot, Cornelie Usborne. This work explores the construction of gender norms and examines how they were reflected and reinforced by legal institutional practices in Europe in this period. taking a gendered approach, criminal prosecution and punishment are discussed in relation...
Categories: European History, Modern History 1750-1945, Women's & Gender History