This book is a comprehensive and critical introduction to the field of gender and crime, re-thinking the key themes and debates within a human rights framework
. Integrating empirical, theoretical and policy-related material, this Second Edition
has been significantly updated, and now includes;
Full consideration of the 2010-2015 Coalition Government and its effect on gender and crime within England and Wales A new chapter relating criminological theory to gender and crime A new chapter discussing the history of gender and crime A new chapter analysing contemporary issues in gender and crime in a globalised world Fully updated learning features including; Chapter Overviews, Key Words, Study Questions, Chapter Summaries, Key Further Readings and a Glossary. Gender and Crime: A Human Rights Approach
is essential reading for students studying criminology, sociology, social policy and gender studies.