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.

Conclusions: The Cost of Gendered Crime

Conclusions: The Cost of Gendered Crime

Conclusions: The cost of gendered crime

In conclusion, this chapter considers the costs of gendered crime in terms of money, resources, justice, harm and knowledge in the light of the key discussions and arguments from each chapter. It begins by looking briefly at the financial burden of gendered violence and the level and range of harms caused before considering in turn: the role of the media; methods and data; feminist theory; statuary and voluntary agencies; the family; the law and courts; and masculinity, and then reviews and concludes Violence, Gender and Justice.

Counting the Costs: Crime

Domestic Abuses

Domestic abuse covers many cruelties that remain secret but domestic violence injuries alone have serious financial implications, as well as the damage done to women's ...

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