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Offending Women in Contemporary China: Gender and Pathways into Crime

Book

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Anqi Shen
    Pages 74-94
  3. Anqi Shen
    Pages 95-103
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 104-133

About this book

Introduction

Through an empirical inquiry into three categories of offending women, Offending Women in Contemporary China: Gender and Pathways into Crime explores the socioeconomic conditions that facilitate womens' pathways into crime, and examines the interplay between gender, class, rapid social changes and female law-breaking in neoliberal China.

Keywords

Crime Women China Neoliberalism Gender Class Social Change Criminology crime gender methodology organization social change society women

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Teesside UniversityUK

About the authors

Anqi Shen is a Lecturer in Law and Policing at Teesside University. She previously worked in China as a criminal justice professional and then a qualified lawyer in a Nanjing law firm.

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