Binding is still in good condition. An important theme throughout The Handbook is the intersection of sex and gender with ethnicity, class, age, peer groups, and community as influences on crime and justice. This volume investigates various representations of femininity by assessing female experiences including wife-beating, divorce, abortion, prostitution, property crime and embezzlement at the work place. The books text has writing and highlighting. This work explores the construction of gender norms and examines how they were reflected and reinforced by legal institutional practices in Europe in this period. This volume investigates various representations of femininity by assessing female experiences including wife-beating, divorce, abortion, prostitution, property crime and embezzlement at the work place. Featuring examples drawn from a rich range of sources such as court records, autobiographies, literature and film, this is an ideal introduction to an increasingly popular area of study.
Once received we make sure it is in perfect condition and then send it to you via the Australia Post eParcel service, which includes online tracking. These essays study the rise and fall of witchcraft prosecutions in the various kingdoms and territories of Europe and in English, Spanish, and Portuguese colonies in the Americas. This study therefore goes beyond conventional studies, and challenges hitherto accepted views of social interaction in the period. Binding is still in good condition. The essays focus on the United States and Western Europe from the 17th to the 20th centuries. Gender, Power and Privilege in Early Modern Europe shows how definitions of sexuality and gender roles operated and more particularly, how such definitions--and the activities they generated and reflected--articulated concerns inside a given culture. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo.
Witches were also believed to have made pacts with the devil and sometimes to have worshipped him at nocturnal assemblies known as sabbaths. Finally, the paper discusses the potential relevance of the explanatory frameworks developed by modern criminologists and then briefly explores a number of factors that need to be more deeply researched before any attempt can be made to explain the highly gendered nature of trial outcomes visible in the period 1780-1830. The general texts on crime and punishment in this period give no clear indication about whether these decisions were affected by the sex of the accused, and even the recent books written by Conley and Zedner, which foreground gender issues, offer only occasional insights into the core question this paper is concerned with — to what extent did gender affect trial outcomes? Each essay makes a significant contribution to the history of magic and religion in its own right, while together they demonstrate how debates over the topic have evolved over time, providing invaluable intellectual, historical, and socio-political context for readers approaching the subject for the first time. The foundational basis for this study is two sets of manuscript sources that highlight two distinct yet connected experiences of women as participants in the criminal process. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Indeed, the history of crime is more relevant than ever as scholars seek to address contemporary issues in criminology and criminal justice.
The collection also studies ways in which gender and sexual orientation were represented in literature, as well as examinations of the theoretical issues involved in studying history from the angle of gender. In almost every historical setting, masculinity and violence are closely linked; certainly violent crime has been overwhelmingly a male enterprise. For the first time, early modern criminality is explored in terms of masculinity as well as femininity. His book also focuses on four specific themes - gender, youth, violent crime and the attack on customary rights. Would you like us to keep your Bookworld details, including delivery addresses, order history and citizenship information? A View: 1557 An extended study of gender and crime in early modern England.
We also noticed that you have previously shopped at Bookworld. Would you like us to keep your Bookworld order history? Justice was often remade from the margins by magistrates, judges and others at the local level. We possess only an imperfect understanding of the ways in which aggressive behaviour, or the abstention from aggressive behaviour, contributes to the construction of masculinity and male honour. This book is the first full-length study of gender and crime in late medieval England. The hidden nature of this crime has made it an area incredibly difficult subject area for historians to approach up until now.
Gender and crime in modern europe womens and gender history preparing the books to read every day is enjoyable for many people however there are still many people who also dont like reading. This study is invaluable reading to anyone interested in British political and legal history. Please allow extra time during peak holiday periods. The trials resulted in as many as fifty thousand executions. This work explores the construction of gender norms and examines how they were reflected and reinforced by legal institutional practices in Europe in this period. Contributor to books and academic journals.
Illuminating the interactions between gender and other categories such as class and civil war have implications not merely for the historiography of crime but for the social history of early modern England as a whole. Thanks for supporting an Australian owned and operated business! The editors, Rosemary Gartner and Bill McCarthy, have assembled a diverse cast of criminologists, historians, legal scholars, psychologists, and sociologists from a number of countries to discuss key concepts and debates central to the field. The volume contains two theoretical sections supplemented by case-studies of gender through specific practices such as mysticism, witchcraft, crime, and legal behaviour. About the Series Recent years have witnessed a variety of challenges to the legitimacy of women's history, ranging from the deconstructions of French theory to the advent of 'gender' studies with its post-feminist implications. The essays are organised around five key themes and areas of controversy. Author: Darlene Abreu-Ferreira Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
Career: Roehampton University of Surrey formerly Roehampton Institute of Higher Education , London, England, reader in European history, 1989-. This volume investigates various representations of femininity by assessing female experiences including wife-beating, divorce, abortion, prostitution, property crime and embezzlement at the work place. Each chapter details relevant theory, recent research, policy developments, and current debates, and includes extensive references to aid further research. Women gender and guilds in early modern europe clare haru crowston according to their self representations western european guilds in the early modern period 1500 1800 were archetypal patriarchal institutions in cities and towns where they existed the vast majority of guilds restricted their membership to men. This work explores the construction of gender norms and examines how they were reflected and reinforced by legal institutional practices in Europe in this period. Binding is still in good condition.
British born Germany , b. The emphasis on differences has been largely based on the research of such topics as premarital sex, religious deviance, rape and violence; these are topics that were, in the early modern society, criminal or at least easily marginalizing. Creasing, scuffing, and rubbing to the books cover and corners. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. The central focus of the book is to test, verify and challenge the methodology and use the concept s of gender specifically applicable to the period of great change and transition. Arnot Gender and Crime in Modern Europe, 1999; with L. Publications: The Politics of the Body in Weimar Germany: Women's Reproductive Rights and Duties, 1992.
In this text eight scholars explore the interrelationship of masculinity, honour and the body. Minor shelf and corner wear to the books cover and corners. The Handbook includes examinations of the historical and contemporary patterns of women's and men's involvement in crime; as well as biological, psychological, and social science perspectives on gender, sex, and criminal activity. The Oxford Handbook of Gender, Sex, and Crime offers an unparalleled and comprehensive view of the connections among gender, sex, and crime in the United States and in many other countries. These beliefs provided the basis for defining witchcraft as a secular and ecclesiastical crime and prosecuting tens of thousands of women and men for this offence. The records of these courts bring us as close to ordinary townspeople and villagers as it is possible to get, and show what behaviour was considered reprehensible in men and women.