This comprehensive text provides an overview of the relationship between violence, gender, crime, and justice. It brings together theory with contemporary cases to enable the reader to understand key concepts, issues, and connections. Enlightening and accessible, the book examines the experiences and treatment of men and women both as victims and criminals.
- Chapter 1: Introducing Violence, Gender and Justice
- Chapter 2: ‘Cold-Blooded Lies’: Mediating Sex ’n Violence
- Chapter 3: Intimacy, Secrets and Statistics
- Chapter 4: Gendering Criminology?
- Chapter 5: Confronting Violence: People, Policies and Places
- Chapter 6: The Family of Man
- Chapter 7: The Law, the Courts and Conviction
- Chapter 8: Embodying Violence: Masculinity, Culture and Crime
- Chapter 9: Conclusions: The Cost of Gendered Crime