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Crime as Structured Action

Crime as Structured Action
Gender, Race, Class, and Crime in the Making

January 1997 | 144 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
The author of this volume skilfully 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.

Structured Action Theory

Bad Girls
Murderous Managers
Summary Thoughts and Future Directions


A suitable read for those wanting to gleen an insight into crime and its relationship to a numer of variables.

Miss Frances Jackson
Public Services, Peterborough Regional College
March 11, 2012

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