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Casualties Of Community Disorder

Women's Careers In Violent Crime, 1st Edition

By Deborah Baskin, Ira Sommers

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Unlike the outcry over street crime committed by males, concerns about women and violence have centered primarily on their roles as victims of sexual and physical violence committed by strangers and by males in intimate relationships. Rarely is violence by women considered in the development or testing of theories of aggression.The book provides a

Table of Contents

1 Introduction: Our Journey into the World of Women and Violent Crime, 2 Crime and Urban Distress: Patterns of Violent Offending, 3 Getting into Crime and Violence, 4 Work and Crime and Crime as Work, 5 The What, Where, When, Why, and Who of Violent Events, 6 Getting Out of Crime and Violence, 7 Breaking with the Past: Challenging Assumptions About Women and Violent Crime

About the Authors

Deborah R. Baskin is chairperson of the Department of Criminal Justice at California State University at Los Angeles. Ira B. Sommers is associate professor in the Department of Criminal Justice at California State University at Los Angeles.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General