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Sociologists and criminologists have long known that there is a relationship between masculinity and crime. Indeed, gender has been advanced consistently as the strongest predictor of criminal involvement. Flesh and Blood provides a fascinating account of the connection among adolescent gender diversity, the body, and assaultive violence. The book is divided into four ...more
Paperback, 184 pages
Published October 1st 2004 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (first published January 1st 2004)
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James W. Messerschmidt is Professor of Sociology and Women's and Gender Studies, and Chair of the Criminology Department, at the University of Southern Maine. He is the author of over thirty academic articles and book chapters as well as ten books, most recently Gender, Heterosexuality, and Youth Violence: The Struggle for Recognition (Rowman & Littlefield, 2012). Professor Messerschmidt ...more