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Editors: Ingrid Lander, Signe Ravn, and Nina Jon

Title: Masculinities in the Criminological Field

Subtitle: Control, Vulnerability and Risk-Taking

Place: Farnham and Burlington, VT

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing

Year: 2014

Pages: 268pp.

ISBN-13: 9781472410139 (hbk.) – Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat | ISBN-13: 9781472410153 (EPUB) – Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat | ISBN-13: 9781472410146 (PDF) – Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat

Language: English

Keywords: Modern History: 20th Century


Link: Google Books (Limited Preview)



Ingrid Lander, Kriminologiska institutionen (Department of Criminology), Stockholm universitet (Stockholm University)

Signe Ravn, School of Social and Political Sciences, University of, ResearchGate


  Notes on Contributors (p. vii)
  Acknowledgments (p. xi)
  Introduction: Why a Nordic Anthology on Masculinities and Crime? (p. 1)
Ingrid Lander, Signe Ravn and Nina Jon
  Part I   Negotiating Masculinities in Institutional Settings
  1 Transforming Cowboy Masculinity into Appropriate Masculinity (p. 19)
Nina Jon
  2 Doving Masculinity in Youth Institutions (p. 39)
Tove Pettersson
  3 'Be a Man. Not a Bitch.' Snitching, the Inmate Code and the Narrative Reconstruction of Masculinity in a Norwegian Prison (p. 57)
Thomas Ugelvik
  4 Doing the Right Masculinities Right: The Police Force as Gendered Practices (p. 71)
Ingrid Lander
  5 The Construction of an Accepted Masculinity: Castration in High Security Psychiatric Institutions in Norway 1923-1945 (p. 89)
Eivind Myhre and Øyvind Thomassen
  Part II   Vulnerable Masculinites
  6 Masculinity and Victimization: Young Men's Talk about Being Victims of Violent Crime (p. 113)
Veronika Burcar
  7 Armoured Toughness? Multicultural Group Relationships and Crime among Young Men (p. 131)
Päivi Honkatukia and Leena Suurpää
  8 The Narrative of Masculinity in False Reports of Rape: Victimization and the Question of Criminal Masculinities (p. 149)
Marie Bruvik Heinskou
  9 Sexualized War Violence: Subversive Victimization and Ignored Perpetrators (p. 165)
Anette Bringedal Houge
  Part III   On the Edge of Control: Risk Taking and Masculinities
  10 The Dangerous Other? Towards a Contextual Approach to Men's Risk-Taking with Motor Vehicles (p. 187)
Dag Balkmar and Tanja Joelsson
  11 Virtuous Fighting in Poker Gambling (p. 203)
Simon Simonsen
  12 Along the Lines of Boys and Girls: Masculinity at Play in Young Women's Drug Use (p. 213)
Sidsel Kirstine Harder adn Signe Ravn
  13 Sex, Drugs and Masculinities: A Life-Course Perspective (p. 231)
Lotta Pettersson and Christoffer Carlsson (p. 231)
  Index (p. 253)

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