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Nothing Bad Happens to Good Girls: Fear of Crime in Women's Lives

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"The possibility of being a victim of a crime is ever present on my mind; thinking about it as natural as breathing."—40-year-old woman

This is a compelling analysis of how women in the United States perceive the threat of crime in their everyday lives and how that perception controls their behavior. Esther Madriz draws on focus groups and in-depth interviews to show the da
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Paperback, 192 pages
Published July 1st 1997 by University of California Press (first published June 1st 1997)
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Treasure McCarver
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The book i read was about crime against women. Its full of statistics and research on why women are so vulnerable. Its called "Nothing Bad Happens to Good Girls". Which is basically a oxymoron proven in the book. "Good girls" are seen to be more vulnerable because a "good girl" is seen to be weak."Female joggers beware. IF you choose to enter thepark without a partner, you will be like BAmbi in hunting season,ENDANGERED. If you insist on defying the odds, then train to become Rambo and be ready ...more
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