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Women, crime, and custody in Victorian England

by Lucia Zedner

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography: p328-358. -Includes index.

StatementLucia Zedner.
SeriesOxford historical monographs
The Physical Object
Pagination364p. ;
Number of Pages364
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21170676M
ISBN 10019820552X, 0198202643

Women, Crime, and Custody in Victorian England: Author(s): L Zedner: Date Published: Page Count: Sponsoring Agency: Oxford University Press Oxford OX2 6DP, United Kingdom: Publication Number: ISBN Sale Source: Oxford University Press Walton Street Oxford OX2 6DP, United Kingdom: Type: Historical Overview: Language. Lucia Zedner, FBA (born 20 February ) is a British legal scholar, who is Professor of Criminal Justice at the University of Oxford and a senior fellow of All Souls College, Oxford.

  Women, Crime and Custody in Victorian England by Lucia Zedner (Clarendon Press, ) Places to visit The London Dungeons - Tooley Street, London, Tel:   Victorian citizens were worried about the rising crime rate. Liza Picard considers how this concern brought about changes in the way people were caught, arrested and imprisoned. This image of ‘police work in the East End’ from The Graphic (28 December ) depicts the unpopularity of the police who were viewed at times as a civilian army.

Women’s Rights: Not Up for Discussion For people living in the western world in the 21st century, it is hard to imagine the lack of women’s rights in the Victorian Era. Due to their reproductive system, women were seen (by men) as emotional and unstable to the point . Victoria is one of the six states of the Australian Commonwealth and is situated in the South-East of the country. While it is the smallest state by size, its population is comparably high, with 5.


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Next > Women, crime, and custody in Victorian England. Zedner, Lucia. Book. English. All formats and editions (2) Published New York: Oxford University Press, Published Oxford: Clarendon Press, Rate this 1/5 2/5 3/5 4/5 5/5. Women, Crime and Custody in Victorian England 作者: Zedner, Lucia 出版社: Oxford Univ Pr on Demand 出版年: 页数: 定价: $ 装帧: HRD ISBN: Abstract.

This article is a review of the book "Women, Crime, and Custody in Victorian England" by Lucia : David F. Smith. In her book, Women, Crime, and Custody in Victorian England, Lucia Zedner investigates this comparatively neglected topic of this "fallen woman," and examines the implications of deviation from the ideals of the Victorian Woman while trying to provide a foundation for understanding contemporary reactions to female crime.

This book takes a closer look at women and crime in the Victorian period. With vivid real-life stories, powerful photos, eye-opening cases and wider discussions that give us an insightful illustration of the lives of the women responsible for them.4/4(2).Lucia Zedner's volume, Women, Crime and Custody in Victorian England, is primarily a work of cultural history, which uses the crimi-nal justice system and its workings to reveal certain attitudes toward female criminality and to show how the problems which these attitudes generated were handled by the penal system.

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