Gendering Understandings of Violence, Disorder and Protest in England and Wales 1784-2010
Though there has been much work on the change in attitudes towards violence since the late eighteenth century, little attention has been paid to the gendered profile of its development or the consequent differential cultural understandings of criminality manifested by men and women, as well as...
To Be Published March 30th 2016 by Routledge
'A Serious and Growing Evil’
Throughout the nineteenth century and twentieth century, various attempts were made to define and control problematic behaviour in public by legal and legislative means through the use of a somewhat nebulous concept of ‘indecency’. Remarkably however, public indecency remains a much...
Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge
Crime and violence in the modern state
This ground-breaking collection of research-based chapters addresses the themes of shame, blame and culpability in their historical perspective in the broad area of crime, violence and the modern state, drawing on less familiar territories such as Russia and Greece, not just on material from...
Published January 3rd 2014 by Routledge