Offending women in contemporary China: gender and pathways into crime

From the 1960s onwards, there has been an explosion of theory and research relating to gender, crime and justice in the West. However, very little is known about female criminality in contemporary China. Through an empirical inquiry into three categories of offending women, this book explores the so...

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Main Author: Shen, Anqi
Format: Electronic/Print Book
Language:English
Published: Basingstoke [u.a.] Palgrave Macmillan 2015
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Summary:From the 1960s onwards, there has been an explosion of theory and research relating to gender, crime and justice in the West. However, very little is known about female criminality in contemporary China. Through an empirical inquiry into three categories of offending women, this book explores the socioeconomic conditions that facilitate womens' pathways into crime, and examines the interplay between gender, class, rapid social changes and female law-breaking in neoliberal China
Physical Description:VII, 133 S. graph. Darst.
ISBN:9781137441430