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Masculinities, Crime and Criminology
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Masculinities, Crime and Criminology



September 1998 | 224 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Masculinities, Crime and Criminology presents an innovative and timely reading of issues which are central to the questions that have arisen in criminology: Why is crime so overwhelmingly an activity conducted by men? Is crime a `masculine' phenomena?

Richard Collier explores a number of high-profile events and debates around crime, criminal justice and social (dis)order, and examines recent criminological, media and political interpretations of the relationship between men, masculinities and crime.

 
Sex, Gender and the (Criminal) Bodies of Men
 
Sex, Gender and the (Criminal) Bodies of Men
 
Boys' Own Stories? Law, Criminology and (Un)Sexy Bodies
 
The `Trouble with Boys'? The Child, the Social and the Dangerous Other
 
`A Lonely Man with a Passion for Guns'
Crime, Community and the Heterosexualized Body  
 
Absent Fathers, Criminal Sons and Straight Men
The Heterosexual Family and the Family of Crime  
 
Concluding Remarks
`Taking Masculinity Seriously'? Theory, Practice and the (Hetero)Sexing of Criminology  

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