Gender,Justice and Welfare in Britain,1900-1950 by Pamela Cox
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Gender,Justice and Welfare in Britain,1900-1950
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Gender,Justice and Welfare in Britain,1900-1950

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Gender,Justice and Welfare in Britain,1900-1950 by Pamela Cox

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The first major study of the history of British "bad girls," this book uses a wide range of professional, popular and personal texts to explore the experiences of girls in the twentieth century juvenile justice system, examine the processes leading to their definition as delinquent, defective or neglected, and analyses possibilities for reform.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780333744345
ISBN-10: 0333744349
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x 17mm)
Pages: 248
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 26-Nov-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Books By Author Pamela Cox

Gender,Justice and Welfare in Britain,1900-1950 by Pamela Cox Gender,Justice and Welfare in Britain,1900-1950, Paperback (November 2002)

Britain's 'bad girls', though few in number, pose a recurring challenge to established generational and gender orders. Now available for the first time in paperback, Pam Cox's groundbreaking study examines the processes leading to their definition as variously delinquent, defective or neglected.

Crime in Modern Britain by Pamela Cox Crime in Modern Britain, Paperback (July 2002)

An introduction to criminology, this book provides an overview of the subject and critical engagement with the literature from the perspective of both sociology and history, as well as from criminology itself. The focus is on modern Britain since the late nineteenth century, and this book covers several aspects of crime.

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Author Biography - Pamela Cox

PAMELA COX (BA, Ph.D. Cambridge) has worked as a Lecturer in the Department of Sociology at the University of Essex since 1997. Prior to that she taught History at Essex and at University College Chichester. She specialises in the history of criminal justice, public policies and gender relations. Her other publications include Becoming Delinquent: British and European Youth, 1650-1950 (Ashgate 2002), co-edited with Heather Shore, and Crime in Modern Britain (OUP 2002), co-authored with colleagues from Essex. She will also be presenting the new BBC documentary,'The Real Servants', scheduled for Autumn 2012.

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