Casualties of community disorder : women's careers in violent crime / Deborah R. Baskin and Ira B. Sommers.

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 test...

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Main Author: Baskin, Deborah R.
Other Authors: Sommers, Ira Brant.
Format: Book
Published: Boulder, CO : Westview Press, 1998.
Series:Crime & society (Boulder, Colo.)
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.