Women, crime and social harm: towards a criminology for the global age

This book is by and about women, the harms and crimes to which they are subjected as a result of global social processes and their efforts to take control of their own futures. It explores the criminogenic and damaging consequences of the policies of global financial institutions and the effects of...

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Contributors: Cain, Maureen (Hrsg.); Howe, Adrian (Other); Cain, Maureen E. (Editor)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Oxford [u.a.] Hart 2008
Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
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Summary:This book is by and about women, the harms and crimes to which they are subjected as a result of global social processes and their efforts to take control of their own futures. It explores the criminogenic and damaging consequences of the policies of global financial institutions and the effects of growing economic polarisation, both in pockets of the developed world and in the global south. Reflecting on this evidence, the editors challenge existing criminological theory by expanding and elaborating a conception of social harm that encompasses this range of problems, and exposes where new solutions derived from criminological theory are necessary ... (Quelle: Text / Verlag)
Physical Description:XIII, 219 S
ISBN:1841138428
184113841X
9781841138428
9781841138411