Nine Lives: Adolescent Masculinities, The Body And Violence, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Nine Lives

Adolescent Masculinities, The Body And Violence, 1st Edition

By James Messerschmidt


170 pages

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Hardback: 9780367007522
pub: 2019-04-18
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 Sociologists and criminologists have long known that there is a relationship between masculinity and crime, for gender has been advanced consistently as the strongest predictor of criminal involvement. Nine Lives, written by one of the most respected authorities on the subject of gender and crime, provides a fascinating account of the connection a

Table of Contents

Introduction -- Sam, John, and Zack -- Hugh, Perry, and Lenny -- From Predisposition to Violent Event -- Jerry, Dennis, and Alan -- Nonviolence and Social Change

About the Author

James W. Messerschmidt is Professor of Sociology in the Criminology Department at the University of Southern Maine. He is the author of The Trial of Leonard Peltier (1983), Capitalism, Patriarchy, and Crime (1986), Masculinities and Crime (1993), Crime as Structured Action (1997), and Criminology (3rd ed.) with Piers Beirne (2000).

Subject Categories

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