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“Expert disputes girls’ crime wave”

“Expert disputes girls’ crime wave” By Simon Collins, The New Zealand Herald November 29, 2012 A world expert on women and crime says a “moral panic” about violent girls is seeing more of them arrested and jailed, even though evidence … Continue reading

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Forthcoming book: Feminist Theories of Crime

Forthcoming from Ashbook Press: Feminist Theories of Crime Edited by Meda Chesney-Lind, University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA and Merry Morash, Michigan State University, USA This collection re-imagines the field of criminology with insights gleaned from feminist theory. Works included … Continue reading

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Chesney-Lind in gang lecture at UCLA on April 14, 2011

Professor Chesney-Lind is scheduled to speak at UCLA on Thursday, April 14, as part of a series sponsored by the UCLA Department of Social Welfare in the School of Public Affairs. The year-long lecture series, “GANGS: Strategies to Break the … Continue reading

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SUNY Press on “Fighting for Girls”

SUNY Press now has information online about the new book, “Fighting for Girls”. In addition to a brief description and Table of Contents, SUNY has a link to the first chapter of the book, as well as information on desk … Continue reading

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Chesney-Lind article is most-cited in Feminist Criminology

Meda Chesney-Lind’s 2006 article, “Patriarchy, Crime, and Justice: Feminist Criminology in an Era of Backlash”, was the most cited article in Feminist Criminology as of September 1, 2010, according to Sage Journals Online.

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First copies of “Fighting for Girls” delivered from publisher

The first author’s copies of “Fighting for Girls” arrived in Honolulu last week from SUNY Press, and the book is now shown as available from Amazon.com.

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Arrest Trends, Gang Involvement, and Truancy in Hawaii

Arrest Trends, Gang Involvement, and Truancy in Hawaii: An Interim Report to the Twenty-Second Hawaii State Legislature Prepared by: Meda Chesney-Lind, Principal Investigator Lisa Pasko, Project Coordinator Nancy Marker, Educational Specialist Shayna Freeman and Joanne Nakano, Research Assistants http://www.publicpolicycenter.hawaii.edu/images/PDF/gang04_1.pdf February … Continue reading

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“Bad Girls Go Wild?”

On February 1, 2007, Professor Chesney-Lind presented the annual Beto Chair Lecture at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas. A video of her presentation, “Bad Girls Go Wild? Media Hype and Trends in Girls’ Violence and Aggression,” can be … Continue reading

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New York Times Op-Ed: “The Myth of Mean Girls”

An op-ed by Meda Chesney-Lind and Mike Males, senior researcher at the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice, appeared in the NY Times on April 1, 2010. They wrote: We have examined every major index of crime on which the … Continue reading

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Feminist Criminologist Meda Chesney-Lind is back online

Welcome to Chesneylind.com, which is the website of Meda Chesney-Lind, feminist criminologist. An earlier version of this site recently fell victim to computer hackers, apparently based in Russia, who were able to insert hidden but malicious computer code within the … Continue reading

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