The Resource Gender & crime : a human rights approach, Marisa Silvestri, Chris Crowther-Dowey

Gender & crime : a human rights approach, Marisa Silvestri, Chris Crowther-Dowey

Label
Gender & crime : a human rights approach
Title
Gender & crime
Title remainder
a human rights approach
Statement of responsibility
Marisa Silvestri, Chris Crowther-Dowey
Title variation
Gender and crime
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
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Silvestri, Marisa
Dewey number
364.3
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6158
LC item number
.S55 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Crowther-Dowey, Chris
Series statement
Key approaches to criminology
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  • Crime
  • Criminal behavior
  • Victims of crimes
  • Sex discrimination in criminal justice administration
  • Crime
  • Criminal behavior
  • Sex discrimination in criminal justice administration
  • Victims of crimes
  • Kriminalität
  • Geschlechtsunterschied
  • Rechtssystem
  • Gleichbehandlung
Label
Gender & crime : a human rights approach, Marisa Silvestri, Chris Crowther-Dowey
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-338) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction
  • Concluding thoughts
  • Summary
  • Study questions
  • Further reading
  • 7.
  • Women as Victims
  • Introduction
  • (Re)conceptualizing violence against women
  • Violence against women and girls
  • Women involved in prostitution/sex work
  • emergence of feminist perspectives in criminology
  • Forced marriage
  • 'Honour'-based violence (HBV)
  • Female genital mutilation (FGM)
  • Responding to violence against women
  • problem of attrition
  • Constructing the 'ideal' victim
  • 'specialist' and 'coordinated' approach to violence against women
  • Global concerns and responses
  • Reconceptualizing domestic violence as torture
  • Making the state accountable for violence against women
  • project in feminist empiricism and theorization
  • Concluding thoughts
  • Summary
  • Study questions
  • Further reading
  • 8.
  • Men as Victims
  • Introduction
  • Key debates
  • Men as victims of crime -- the knowledge base
  • criminal justice response to male victims
  • critique of feminist criminology
  • Explaining patterns of male victimization: Masculinities and the fluidity of victim-offender statuses
  • Male victims and their human rights: A critical framework
  • 'Responsibilizing' male victims
  • Anti-social behaviour (ASB) and masculinities
  • origins and definitions of ASB
  • ASB, youth and crime policy under New Labour: Enforcement strategies to tackle ASB
  • Compromising the human rights of children: Victimizing boys
  • Concluding thoughts
  • Summary
  • Study questions
  • lack of complexity
  • Further reading
  • 9.
  • Gender and Criminal Justice Workers
  • Introduction
  • gender audit -- men and women working in criminal justice
  • police service
  • Crown Prosecution Service (CPS)
  • Ministry of Justice
  • National Offender Management Service (NOMS)
  • prison service
  • co-optation of feminist ideals and backlash
  • probation service
  • Other criminal justice agencies
  • Para-professionals
  • Policing: The gendered nature of the police and private security
  • limitations of statistical information
  • Addressing human rights: The gendered working of power
  • Restating the importance of power
  • Concluding thoughts
  • Summary
  • Study questions
  • Challenging mainstream criminology
  • Further reading
  • 10.
  • Criminal Justice System: A Gendered Site
  • Introduction
  • rationale for gender representation
  • business case
  • Making a difference
  • Social justice
  • call for more women in policing
  • call for more women in law
  • development and growing importance of human rights discourse
  • gendered organization
  • Gendered policing
  • Gendered judiciary
  • Concluding thoughts
  • Summary
  • Study questions
  • Further reading
  • 11.
  • Conclusions
  • overview of key debates
  • Bringing rights home: Cleaning up our 'own back yards'
  • Historical and theoretical debates on gender and crime
  • Out of Control
  • female offender
  • male offender
  • In Need of Care
  • female victim
  • male victim
  • In Control
  • criminal justice practitioner: A gendered perspective
  • Future debates about gender and crime
  • Human rights meet criminology
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • offender
  • victim
  • criminal justice professional
  • Concluding thoughts
  • Summary
  • Study questions
  • Further reading
  • 3.
  • Gender, Crime and History
  • Introduction
  • 1.
  • note on historical sources
  • Exploring the gender gap over time
  • Women offenders as non-violent
  • Mad not bad
  • Women as liars/deceivers
  • Dangerous and risky bodies
  • Risky and in need of regulation
  • Feeblemindedness and in need of rescue
  • problem of girls
  • Civilizing and criminalizing men
  • Introduction
  • Gender and victimization
  • Concluding thoughts
  • Summary
  • Study questions
  • Further reading
  • 4.
  • Contemporary Issues in Gender and Crime in a Globalized World
  • Introduction
  • What is globalization?
  • Comparative criminology
  • state of criminology
  • Globalization, gender and human rights
  • Globalization and crime
  • Drug trafficking
  • Human trafficking
  • Gender, crime and human rights: Global drivers of crime
  • New Public Management and modernization
  • Victim-centred justice
  • Public protection and penal populism
  • Decline of the rehabilitative ideal
  • Risk assessment and management
  • New directions: Human rights
  • Commercialization of crime control
  • Concluding thoughts
  • Summary
  • Study questions
  • Further reading
  • 5.
  • Women as Offenders
  • Introduction
  • Who is the female offender?
  • problem of 'mean girls'
  • Overview of the book and its contents
  • Women who sexually offend
  • Women and terrorism
  • Acknowledging women's agency in offending
  • Processing and punishing the female offender
  • What can human rights do for women in prison?
  • Suicide and self-harm
  • Imprisoning mothers
  • incarceration of girls
  • Concluding thoughts
  • Summary
  • 2.
  • Study questions
  • Further reading
  • 6.
  • Men as Offenders
  • Introduction
  • Key themes in the study of men, masculinities and crime
  • Male offending and criminality -- the evidence base
  • General offending
  • Self-report studies
  • criminalization of men
  • Theorizing Gender and Crime
  • Remand and mode of trial
  • Sentencing and penal policy
  • Men's offending and the international crime drop
  • Theorizations of men, masculinities and crime
  • Connell -- 'gender relations'
  • Psychosocial and other approaches to thinking about crime and masculinities
  • Men, masculinities and crime -- towards a human rights perspective
  • Male offenders and human rights discourse: Threats and opportunities
  • Men as beneficiaries of human rights discourse
  • Men as inhibitors of human rights discourse
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
xiv, 349 pages
Isbn
9781473902190
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)948575536
  • (OCoLC)ocn948575536
Label
Gender & crime : a human rights approach, Marisa Silvestri, Chris Crowther-Dowey
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-338) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction
  • Concluding thoughts
  • Summary
  • Study questions
  • Further reading
  • 7.
  • Women as Victims
  • Introduction
  • (Re)conceptualizing violence against women
  • Violence against women and girls
  • Women involved in prostitution/sex work
  • emergence of feminist perspectives in criminology
  • Forced marriage
  • 'Honour'-based violence (HBV)
  • Female genital mutilation (FGM)
  • Responding to violence against women
  • problem of attrition
  • Constructing the 'ideal' victim
  • 'specialist' and 'coordinated' approach to violence against women
  • Global concerns and responses
  • Reconceptualizing domestic violence as torture
  • Making the state accountable for violence against women
  • project in feminist empiricism and theorization
  • Concluding thoughts
  • Summary
  • Study questions
  • Further reading
  • 8.
  • Men as Victims
  • Introduction
  • Key debates
  • Men as victims of crime -- the knowledge base
  • criminal justice response to male victims
  • critique of feminist criminology
  • Explaining patterns of male victimization: Masculinities and the fluidity of victim-offender statuses
  • Male victims and their human rights: A critical framework
  • 'Responsibilizing' male victims
  • Anti-social behaviour (ASB) and masculinities
  • origins and definitions of ASB
  • ASB, youth and crime policy under New Labour: Enforcement strategies to tackle ASB
  • Compromising the human rights of children: Victimizing boys
  • Concluding thoughts
  • Summary
  • Study questions
  • lack of complexity
  • Further reading
  • 9.
  • Gender and Criminal Justice Workers
  • Introduction
  • gender audit -- men and women working in criminal justice
  • police service
  • Crown Prosecution Service (CPS)
  • Ministry of Justice
  • National Offender Management Service (NOMS)
  • prison service
  • co-optation of feminist ideals and backlash
  • probation service
  • Other criminal justice agencies
  • Para-professionals
  • Policing: The gendered nature of the police and private security
  • limitations of statistical information
  • Addressing human rights: The gendered working of power
  • Restating the importance of power
  • Concluding thoughts
  • Summary
  • Study questions
  • Challenging mainstream criminology
  • Further reading
  • 10.
  • Criminal Justice System: A Gendered Site
  • Introduction
  • rationale for gender representation
  • business case
  • Making a difference
  • Social justice
  • call for more women in policing
  • call for more women in law
  • development and growing importance of human rights discourse
  • gendered organization
  • Gendered policing
  • Gendered judiciary
  • Concluding thoughts
  • Summary
  • Study questions
  • Further reading
  • 11.
  • Conclusions
  • overview of key debates
  • Bringing rights home: Cleaning up our 'own back yards'
  • Historical and theoretical debates on gender and crime
  • Out of Control
  • female offender
  • male offender
  • In Need of Care
  • female victim
  • male victim
  • In Control
  • criminal justice practitioner: A gendered perspective
  • Future debates about gender and crime
  • Human rights meet criminology
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • offender
  • victim
  • criminal justice professional
  • Concluding thoughts
  • Summary
  • Study questions
  • Further reading
  • 3.
  • Gender, Crime and History
  • Introduction
  • 1.
  • note on historical sources
  • Exploring the gender gap over time
  • Women offenders as non-violent
  • Mad not bad
  • Women as liars/deceivers
  • Dangerous and risky bodies
  • Risky and in need of regulation
  • Feeblemindedness and in need of rescue
  • problem of girls
  • Civilizing and criminalizing men
  • Introduction
  • Gender and victimization
  • Concluding thoughts
  • Summary
  • Study questions
  • Further reading
  • 4.
  • Contemporary Issues in Gender and Crime in a Globalized World
  • Introduction
  • What is globalization?
  • Comparative criminology
  • state of criminology
  • Globalization, gender and human rights
  • Globalization and crime
  • Drug trafficking
  • Human trafficking
  • Gender, crime and human rights: Global drivers of crime
  • New Public Management and modernization
  • Victim-centred justice
  • Public protection and penal populism
  • Decline of the rehabilitative ideal
  • Risk assessment and management
  • New directions: Human rights
  • Commercialization of crime control
  • Concluding thoughts
  • Summary
  • Study questions
  • Further reading
  • 5.
  • Women as Offenders
  • Introduction
  • Who is the female offender?
  • problem of 'mean girls'
  • Overview of the book and its contents
  • Women who sexually offend
  • Women and terrorism
  • Acknowledging women's agency in offending
  • Processing and punishing the female offender
  • What can human rights do for women in prison?
  • Suicide and self-harm
  • Imprisoning mothers
  • incarceration of girls
  • Concluding thoughts
  • Summary
  • 2.
  • Study questions
  • Further reading
  • 6.
  • Men as Offenders
  • Introduction
  • Key themes in the study of men, masculinities and crime
  • Male offending and criminality -- the evidence base
  • General offending
  • Self-report studies
  • criminalization of men
  • Theorizing Gender and Crime
  • Remand and mode of trial
  • Sentencing and penal policy
  • Men's offending and the international crime drop
  • Theorizations of men, masculinities and crime
  • Connell -- 'gender relations'
  • Psychosocial and other approaches to thinking about crime and masculinities
  • Men, masculinities and crime -- towards a human rights perspective
  • Male offenders and human rights discourse: Threats and opportunities
  • Men as beneficiaries of human rights discourse
  • Men as inhibitors of human rights discourse
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
xiv, 349 pages
Isbn
9781473902190
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)948575536
  • (OCoLC)ocn948575536

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