Age of Sex Crime

By: Caputi, Jane

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The sexualized serial murder of women by men is the subject of this provocative book. Jane Caputi argues that the sensationalized murders by men such as Jack the Ripper, Son of Sam, Hillside Strangler, and the Yorkshire Ripper represent a contemporary genre of sexually political crimes. The awful deeds function as a form of patriarchal terrorism, "disappearing" women at a rate of some four thousand annually in the United States alone.
Caputi asks us not only to name the phenomenon of sexually political murder, but to recognize sex crime in all of its various interconnecting manifestations.

Title: Age of Sex Crime

Author Name: Caputi, Jane

Categories: Criminology,

Publisher: Popular Press:

ISBN Number: 0879723866

ISBN Number 13: 9780879723866


Book Condition: New

Seller ID: ING9780879723866

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