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Gender Heterosexuality And Youth Violence

Author : James W. Messerschmidt
ISBN : 9781442213722
Genre : Social Science
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Gender, Heterosexuality, and Youth Violence explores why some boys and girls engage in assaultive or sexual violence while others do not. Acclaimed criminologist James W. Messerschmidt shares six compelling life histories of boys and girls to address the relationship among gender, heterosexuality, violence, and non-violence.
Category: Social Science

Gender Reckonings

Author : James W. Messerschmidt
ISBN : 9781479897148
Genre : Social Science
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Vivid narratives, fresh insights, and new theories on where gender theory and research stand today Since scholars began interrogating the meaning of gender and sexuality in society, this field has become essential to the study of sociology. Gender Reckonings aims to map new directions for understanding gender and sexuality within a more pragmatic, dynamic, and socially relevant framework. It shows how gender relations must be understood on a large scale as well as in intimate detail. The contributors return to the basics, questioning how gender patterns change, how we can realize gender equality, and how the structures of gender impact daily life. Gender Reckonings covers not only foundational concepts of gender relations and gender justice, but also explores postcolonial patterns of gender, intersectionality, gender fluidity, transgender practices, neoliberalism, and queer theory. Gender Reckonings combines the insights of gender and sexuality scholars from different generations, fields, and world regions. The editors and contributors are leading social scientists from six continents, and the book gives vivid accounts of the changing politics of gender in different communities. Rich in empirical detail and novel thinking, Gender Reckonings is a lasting resource for students, researchers, activists, policymakers, and everyone concerned with gender justice.
Category: Social Science

The Bully Society

Author : Jessie Klein
ISBN : 9781479860944
Genre : Education
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Argues that the rise in school violence is the consequence of a society that promotes and encourages aggressive and competitive behavior, and proposes ways to transcend these destructive trends and stress compassion over bullying.
Category: Education

Masculinities In The Making

Author : James W. Messerschmidt
ISBN : 9781442232945
Genre : Social Science
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In this book, James W. Messerschmidt explores how masculinity is created through life histories on very different subjects—genderqueers, boys who have been bullied at school, and presidents—that illustrate theory in action. Taken together, Masculinities in the Making is compelling insight into masculinity today.
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Masculinities And Crime

Author : James W. Messerschmidt
ISBN : 0847678695
Genre : Social Science
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Challenging the common masculinist character of criminological research, James W. Messerschmidt develops an elaborate scrutiny of the gender roles that, along with class and race, influence the occurrence and types of crimes in our society.
Category: Social Science

Feminist Criminology

Author : Claire M. Renzetti
ISBN : 9781134178261
Genre : Social Science
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Feminist criminology grew out of the Women’s Movement of the 1970s, in response to the male dominance of mainstream criminology – which meant that not only were women largely excluded from carrying out criminological research, they were also barely considered as subjects of that research. In this volume, Claire Renzetti traces the development of feminist criminology from the 1970s to the present, examining the diversity of feminisms which have developed: liberal feminist criminology Marxist, radical and socialist feminist criminologies structured action theory left realism postmodern feminism black/multiracial feminist criminology. She shows how these perspectives have made a great impact on the discipline, the academy, and the criminal justice system, but also highlights the limitations of this influence. How far has feminist criminology transformed research and knowledge production, education, and practice? And how can feminist criminologists continue to shape the future of the discipline?
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Preventing Youth Violence

Author : V. Sundaram
ISBN : 9781137365699
Genre : Social Science
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Young people explain, excuse and justify violence in a range of situations and view violence prevention as a difficult, if not impossible, endeavour. But how do young people form these views, and how can this knowledge be used by schools to reduce youth violence? This book explores these questions in a study with British teenagers.
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Crime As Structured Action

Author : James Messerschmidt
ISBN : 9781506338804
Genre : Social Science
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The author of this volume skillfully demonstrates that a vital component to understanding crime is to be able to view it as more than a single activity. James W. Messerschmidt argues that crime operates subtly through a complex series of gender, race and class practices and these interwoven elements must be seen as part of all social existence, not viewed independently.
Category: Social Science

Gender Through The Prism Of Difference

Author : Maxine Baca Zinn
ISBN : 9780190200046
Genre : Sex role
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Revised edition of Gender through the prism of difference, 2011.
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Capitalism Patriarchy And Crime

Author : James W. Messerschmidt
ISBN : STANFORD:36105038112541
Genre : Social Science
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'An outstanding contribution both to socialist feminist theory and to will be regarded as a touchstone for such research for many years to come.'-Eleanor M. Miller, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
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