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Sisters in Crime Revisited: Bringing Gender Into Criminology (Paperback)

Sisters in Crime Revisited: Bringing Gender Into Criminology By Francis T. Cullen (Editor), Pamela Wilcox (Editor), Jennifer L. Lux (Editor) Cover Image
By Francis T. Cullen (Editor), Pamela Wilcox (Editor), Jennifer L. Lux (Editor)
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Distinctive Features
* Surveys the pivotal works of leading scholars in the field of criminology, from the earliest female criminologists to contemporary scholars, providing a thorough examination of women and crime from the past to the present
* Pays homage to Freda Adler, whose scholarly and balanced research on female criminals lays the foundation for the discussion of the history and development of female offending
* Navigates through such important criminological questions as: Why do women offend? How do their paths into crime differ from men's? Why is there a gap in crime rates between men and women?
* Examines how conceptions of masculinity, often embedded in male peer groups, result in crime and in the victimization of women
* Addresses how female offenders interact with and are processed by the legal system, covering the complicated relationship between gender and justice

About the Author


About the Editors Francis T. Cullen is Distinguished Research Professor in the School of Criminal Justice at the University of Cincinnati. Pamela Wilcox is Professor in the School of Criminal Justice at the University of Cincinnati. Jennifer L. Lux is Research Associate in the School of Criminal Justice at the University of Cincinnati. Cheryl Lero Jonson is Assistant Professor in the Criminal Justice Undergraduate Program at Xavier University.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780199311187
ISBN-10: 0199311188
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication Date: October 31st, 2014
Pages: 430
Language: English